Munchkin Pacifier Recalled Due To Infant Choking Hazard

munchkin pacifier latch clip recall

Munchkin, the maker of baby products worldwide, has issued a recall notice on its Latch Lightweight Pacifier and Clip product due to a potential choking hazard.

The recall is for pacifier latch products purchased between March 2014 through March 2016. This is in response to ten claims of the clip cover detaching which presents a choking hazard to infants and small children.

The recall covers over 180,000 product sold to date. Here are the recall details from the the Consumer Product Safety Commission:

Description

This recall involves Munchkin’s Latch lightweight pacifiers and clips sold as a set. The pacifiers were sold in five styles: designer, rattle and heartbeat clips with 0m+ natural shape pacifiers, and designer and rattle clips with 6m+ orthodontic pacifiers. The designer pacifiers and clips 0m+ and 6m+ are in three color patterns: blue and white strips, orange and with white polka dots and pink with white polka dots. The rattle pacifiers and clips 0m+ and 6m+ are green with beads in the pacifier cover to make a rattle sound and have a polka dot strap. The heartbeat pacifiers and clips have a red, heart-shaped pacifier cover and red and white polka dots on the strap.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received 10 reports (5 in the U.S. and 5 in Canada) of the clip cover detaching from the pacifier clip. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately take the clip away from young children and contact Munchkin for a free replacement Lightweight Pacifier pack with two pacifiers or a full refund.

Sold at

Babies R Us, Target, Wal-Mart and other mass merchandisers, juvenile product, baby boutique and discount stores nationwide and online at amazon.com, munchkin.com and other website from March 2014 through March 2016 for between $11 and $15.

Importer(s)

Munchkin Inc., of Van Nuys, Calif.

Manufactured in

China

Parents are being advised to contact Munchkin headquarters to seek a refund to replace the recalled product. Consumers may contact Monchin at 877-242-3134 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.munchkin.com.

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