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CareBears Pacifier Recalled by IDM Group

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(Image credit: CPSC.)

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with IDM Group LLC, of New York, announced a voluntary recall of about 119,000 CareBears™ Pacifiers.

Manufacturer: Yi Wu Jiangyi Plastic Co., of China

Hazard: The pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards. The nipples can separate from the base, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The pacifiers and the clip attachment have CareBear figures and a "TCFC" copyright mark on them. The nipple is made of silicone.

(Image credit: CPSC.)

Sold at: Various discount and dollar stores, Walmart Puerto Rico, children's apparel stores and Consolidated Stores nationwide from October 2009 through June 2012 for about $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled pacifiers away from infants and contact IDM Group LLC for instructions on returning the product for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact IDM collect at (212) 686-5221 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s recall web site at www.pacifierrecall.net.

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