Playtex Recalls Children’s Plates and Bowls Due to Choking Hazard



This recall involves Playtex plates and bowls for children. The plates have various printed designs including cars, construction scenes, giraffes, princesses, superheroes and more. The white polypropylene plates and bowls also have a colored rim on top and a non-slip bottom. Playtex is written on the bottom of the plates and bowls. The plates and bowls were sold separately and together as sets. A Mealtime set is comprised of a plate, a bowl, two utensils and a cup.
Product:
Children’s Playtex plates and bowlsAbout 3.6 million (in addition, about 1.9 million were sold in Canada)
Inconjunction:
URL : http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/64530r-eng.php
Retailer:
Babies“R”Us, Target, Walmart, and other stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from October 2009 through August 2017 for about $2.50 for a single plate or bowl and $15 for a Mealtime set.
Distributor:
Playtex Products, LLC, of Shelton, Conn.
Recall Date:    Oct 3, 2017
Injury:
Playtex has received 372 reports of the clear plastic layer over the graphics bubbling or peeling. The firm has received 11 reports of pieces of the detached clear plastic found in children’s mouths, including four reports of choking on a piece of the clear plastic layer.
Mfg Country:
China
Recall ID:    8149
Last Published:    Oct 3, 2017
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    18001
Emert Status:    Announced