There is a risk of suffocation, 300000 baby pacifiers are recalled!

2022-11-21
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Author:Yu Xiaoying
Source: ennews

Consumer Product Safety Commission(CPSC) website shows that Mushie&Co is recalling its FRIGG silicone pacifier recently.

 

FRIGG silicone nipple is mainly composed of two parts: plastic cover and nipple. The problem with this batch of pacifiers lies in the connection between the cover and the nipple head.There is a slit at the bottom of the teat head, which may cause the teat head to fall off from the shield, causing asphyxia.

 

Haihai Information has the risk of suffocation, and 300000 baby pacifiers have been recalled!


Mushie&Co has sold these pacifiers in retail channels such as Amazon. From April to December 2021, Mushie&Co sold 333725 such pacifiers.

 

So far,Mushie&Co has received 8 reports of pacifiers falling off the cover. In addition, pacifier manufacturer FRIGG Production ApS/FB Trading ApS also received about 200 reports of pacifier shedding from outside the United States.

 

Query on Amazon America,FRIGG silicone pacifier has been taken off the shelf, but FRIGG natural rubber pacifier is still on sale. On the product page of its natural rubber pacifier, many consumers also raised questions: wasn't this product recalled?

 

In this regard, Xiao Bian believes that although the recall of the product may not really affect the sales of other products, it will definitely affect its brand reputation.

 

All along, pacifiers have been recalled as a flood disaster area. In addition to the falling off of external parts, the reason for recall is that the neck of the baby is strangled due to the long pacifier tether, the baby suffers from headache and other physical discomfort due to the unqualified pacifier material, and the baby swallows due to the fragile pacifier.

 

Because infants do not have the ability to protect themselves for the time being, the supervision of children's supplies in various countries is particularly strict.

 

In the United States, baby pacifiers are classified as food contact children's products, so they belong to the United StatesProduct categories strictly controlled by CPSC.If the seller wants to sell pacifiers in the United States, he must comply with the requirements of the American Consumer Act and obtainCPC certificate. The corresponding regulations and standards for baby pacifiers are 16 CFR Part 1511.

 

The regulation contains outstanding tests, in addition to the following requirements:

1. Surface coating limit: lead shall not exceed90 ppm(0.009%);

2. Lead content limit: the total lead content in any accessible parts shall not exceed100 ppm(0.01%);

3. Phthalate content limit:

The content of the following eight designated phthalates shall not exceed0.1%: di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), dibutyl phthalate (DBP) or benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP), diiononyl phthalate (DINP), diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP), di-n-pentyl phthalate (DPENP), di-n-hexyl phthalate (DHEXP) and dicyclohexyl phthalate (DCHP);

4. Labeling requirements for products and outer packages: Specific label information, including tracking labels, must be permanently marked on the product and packaging.

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