Pacifier, teether holders recalled due to choking hazard

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A company is recalling thousands of pacifier and teether holders due to a choking hazard.

The recall affects approximately 590,000 of Dr. Brown’s Lovey pacifier and teether holders, which are distributed by Handi-Craft Co.

A total of 67 reports of the ribbon fraying and the snap detaching have been filed, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. No injuries have been reported.

The affected holders were sold in eight styles: giraffe, zebra, turtle, reindeer, frog, spring bunny, deer and bunny.

Only holders with the following lot codes are included in the recall: RICH0615; RICH0715; RICH0815; RICH1215; RICH0516; RICH0616; RICH0716; RICH1116; RICH1016; RICH0916; RICH1216; RICH0317; RICH0417; RICH0517; RICH0617; RICH0717; RICH0817; RICH0917.

The products were sold at several stores, including Walmart, Target, K-Mart and Toys ‘R Us/Babies ‘R Us, and online at, from August 2015 to March 2018 for about $10.

For more information, contact Handi-Craft at 833-224-7674 or visit

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