Health Canada on Wednesday announced a recall of a range of pacifiers over concerns they pose a choking hazard to babies.
recall Includes the Zoli binki T. Pacifier + Teether, which comes in up to eight different color schemes and shapes.
“Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that the pacifier handle may detach, releasing small parts that may present a choking hazard to young children,” reads the recall statement.
About 433 products originating in Taiwan and imported by a company in Markham, Ontario, were sold in Canada between April and December.
The recall notes that as of Dec. 6, Health Canada has not received any reports of injuries.
Available in Grey, Mist and Blush, the ring portion of the teat is carved to look like a circle, hedgehog, dinosaur or whale. A full list of the recalled products, along with images, is available on Health Canada’s website.
Any Canadians who are in possession of these pacifiers should stop using them immediately and seek a refund from where they were purchased.
This is the second baby product recall this month. December 2, Health Canada issue a recall Several specific product runs for Lamaze Chill teethers due to potential microbial hazards.
Affected teethers have been found to contain bacteria in the liquid center of the teether, which can cause infections in children with weakened immune systems if the teether is punctured and fluid is ingested.
About 5,000 products are believed to have been sold in Canada between July 2020 and November 2022. According to the recall, no injuries have been reported so far, but Health Canada advises parents to stop using the teether and contact the company for a replacement.