MONTREAL, May 28 /CNW Telbec/ - On May 28, 2009, Luv N' Care Ltd. of
Monroe, Louisiana, issued a voluntary Safety Advisory concerning certain of
their gel filled teethers and pacifiers.
The liquid inside the items may contain viable micro-organisms and,
although these micro-organisms are frequently found in the environment and do
not generally cause illnesses, the items are not in compliance with certain
parts of Canada's Hazardous Products Act. They do however comply with USP 51
and USP 61, which are the standards used for the equivalent items in the
In Canada, approximately 146,840 of these Nuby(TM) gel filled teethers
and pacifiers were sold nationwide by major retailers and independent
retailers from May 2008 through May 2009.
ONLY those Nuby(TM) items listed below are affected by this Advisory and
should be removed from the store shelves.
This Safety Advisory affects the following models in Canada:
FUN PAL TEETHER by NUBY(TM) Item No. 534731
ICY BITE TEETHER by NUBY(TM) Item No. 534555
GEL PACIFIER by NUBY(TM) Item No. 539504
If you believe you have one of these items in your possession, please
stop using the unit immediately and contact Elfe Juvenile Products for a $10
credit certificate by visiting Elfe's website at:
or by calling 1-800-667-8184.
For further information:
For further information: Media inquires should be directed to: Ivan T.
Bern, (514) 344-3533