Infantino(R) Recalls Infant Teethers Due to Choking Hazard

    TORONTO, Jan. 18 /CNW/ - Infantino LLC today announced a voluntary recall
of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled
products immediately unless otherwise instructed. (To access color photos of
the following recalled products, see Infantino's Web site at

    Name of Product: Infantino(R) Lion Teethers

    Units: About 1800

    Manufacturer: Infantino(R) LLC, of San Diego, Calif.

    Hazard: The plastic nose can detach, posing a choking hazard to young

    Incidents/Injuries: Infantino(R) has received seven reports in the US and
one report in Canada of the nose detaching, including one report of a child
gagging on the bitten off nose.

    Description: This recall involves Infantino(R) lion teethers. The yellow
and orange plastic teethers have date codes 6116, 6129, 6158, 6137, 0606,
0806, 0906, and 1006. The date codes are located on the back of the lion's
head, above the Infantino(R) logo. Lion teethers with other date codes are not
included in this recall.

    Sold at: Winners and specialty stores nationwide from June 2006 through
December 2007 for about $4 to $6.

    Manufactured in: China

    Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled toys away from young children
immediately and contact Infantino(R) for a replacement teether or a product of
equal value.

For further information:

For further information: Consumer Contact: For additional information,
contact Infantino(R) toll-free at (888) 808-3111 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT
Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at

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