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


The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) promotes the health of women and newborns.

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