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“Bobby Chupete” Pacifiers by Grand World Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

By AWHONN Editorial Staff

“Bobby Chupete” Pacifiers by Grand World Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

November 18, 2009—Grand World Inc. of Maspeth, NY, in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, announced the voluntary recall of approximately 641,000 “Baby Chupete” pacifiers because they pose a choking hazard.

The pacifiers have a mouth guard that is too small and poses a choking threat to infants and toddlers. The pacifiers have a ring-shaped handle and a heart-shaped mouth guard with two ventilation holes. The nipple is made of latex. The packaging will say “Bobby Chupete” with a picture of an infant. The pacifier was sold in aqua, red, white, or yellow. The pacifiers were sold at various retail stores nationwide from November 2004-July 2009 and cost around $1. They were manufactured in China.

You should immediately take this pacifier away from infants and toddlers and contact Grand World for a refund or a replacement pacifier. They can be reached by phone at (718) 326-7786 between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday (call collect). Or you can visit their web site at www.grandworldinc.com.

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