Playtex is recalling about 3.6 million plates and bowls because the clear plastic layer over the graphics can peel or bubble, posing a choking hazard to young children. The recall involves plates and bowls with various designs, sold separately and together as sets. Affected units were sold at Babies R Us, Target, Walmart and other stores nationwide and online at amazon.com between October 2009 and August 2017 for about $2.50 for a single item or $15 for a set. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled plates and bowls, take them away from young children and contact Playtex for a full refund.
Skip Hop is recalling about 130,000 nightlight soothers because the USB wall power adapter can break, posing an electrical shock hazard. The recall involves Moonlight & Melodies owl and elephant nightlight soothers that play sounds and project images. Affected units were sold at Babies R Us, Buy Buy Baby, Target and other retailers nationwide and online at skiphop.com and amazon.com between July 2016 and August 2017 for about $40. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled nightlight soothers and contact Skip Hop for instructions on returning the power adapter with a prepaid shipping label and receiving a free repair kit.
Studio Fun International is recalling about 79,000 slap bracelets because the metal band can wear through the fabric covering of the bracelet, posing a laceration hazard. The bracelets were included with DreamWorks Trolls: It’s Hug Time! children’s storybooks. Affected units were sold at book and other retail stores nationwide, book fairs and clubs, and online at amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com, walmart.com and other online retailers between September 2016 and August 2017 for about $13. Consumers should immediately take the recalled bracelets away from children and contact Studio Fun International for instructions on discarding the bracelet and to receive a free Trolls book.
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