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Teething Rings Recalled by Calisson

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(Image credit: CPSC.)

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Calisson Inc., of Dana Point, Calif., announced a voluntary recall of about 7,000 Cool-it Soothers by Vulli today.

Hazard: If the teething ring is punctured, bacteria and mold can grow inside the teether's untreated liquid. This poses an ingestion hazard to infants and can lead to diarrhea and vomiting.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: The Cool-it Soother teething ring is clear and is attached to a green plastic handle in the shape of the character Gnon.

Sold at: Small children's specialty stores nationwide and online at www.amazon.com from January 2008 through November 2010 for about $10.

Manufactured in: France

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled teething ring away from children and return it to Calisson for a free replacement teething ring.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Calisson toll-free at (888) 318-9803 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.sophiegiraffeusa.com (pdf).

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