180,000 pacifiers recalled over choking hazard

The pacifiers were sold from March 2014 through March 2016 at major retailers

180,000 pacifiers recalled over choking hazard (CPSC)

VANNUYS, CA (WCBD) — Munchkin is recalling some 180,000 pacifiers sold with clip covers that can detach and pose a choking hazard, according to the Consumer Protection Safety Commission.

The pacifiers were sold from March 2014 through March 2016 at major retailers, including Babies R Us, Target, Wal-Mart, and Amazon. The Latch Lightweight Pacifier and Clip were available in five styles and several colors and were priced between $11 and $15.

Munchkin Inc., based in California, has received 10 reports of the clip cover detaching from the pacifier clip, although no injuries have been reported, according to the CPSC.

Anyone who has purchased a recalled pacifier should take the clip away from children and contact Munchkin at 877-242-3134 or online for a full refund or replacement.

More information about the recall is available on the CPSC website.

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