Millions of baby bottle, pacifier accessories recalled after 2 children choke to death

Millions of baby bottle, pacifier accessories recalled after 2 children choke to death

(As originally published with more photos, Fri, March 10th 2023, 2:36 PM EST)

BETHESDA, Md. (TND) — There’s an important safety recall going on involving millions of children’s bottle and pacifier accessories after two babies choked to death.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced more than 3.2 million Calico Critters flocked animal figures and sets are being recalled and replaced because they pose a choking hazard to children.

The feds say Epoch Everlasting Play LLC is aware of three incidents involving the pacifier accessory, and two of them ended in deaths. Those tragedies involved a 2-year-old in New Mexico in 2018 and a 9-month-old in Japan in 2015.

Adults are urged to take the recalled bottle and pacifier accessories away from children immediately and CLICK HERE to contact Epoch Everlasting Play. The company has instructions on submitting a photo of the recalled bottle and or pacifier accessory, along with contact information and confirmation of destruction, to receive a free replacement accessory. Call them at 800-631-1272, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, for more information.

Millions of baby bottle, pacifier accessories recalled after 2 children choke to death
More than 3.2 million animal figures and sets in various colors are being recalled and replaced because they pose a choking hazard. (U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)

The recall involves all Calico Critters flocked animal figures and sets sold with bottle and pacifier accessories. The bottle accessories came in yellow, pink, blue and orange, and one style of bottle has two yellow handles. The pacifier accessories were sold in yellow, orange, pink, dark pink, blue and teal.

They were sold at Walmart, Meijer and other stores nationwide, and online, throughout 2020 and 2021 for between $10 and $80.

Look for any of these 54 item numbers printed on the bottom of the product packaging:

Item and Description

  • CC1407 — Sandy Cat Twins
  • CC1450 — Chihuahua Twins
  • CC1459 — Border Collie Twins
  • CC1481 — Hazelnut Chipmunk Twins
  • CC1491 — Fluffy Hamster Twins
  • CC1508 — Wilder Panda Twins
  • CC1510 — Cuddle Bear Twins
  • CC1529 — Slydale Fox Twins
  • CC1533 — Hawthorne Twins
  • CC1571 — Ellwoods Elephant Twins
  • CC1586 — Persian Cat Twins
  • CC1641 — Fisher Cat Twins
  • CC1643 — Bl Hopscotch Rabbit Twin
  • CC1664 — Highchair and Accessories
  • CC1689 — Buttercup Twins
  • CC1694 — CC Silk Cat Twins
  • CC1737 — Bl Toy Poodle Twins
  • CC1750 — Baby Nursery Set
  • CC1761 — Twins Assortment Pk 9
  • CC1795 — Bl Maple Cat Twins
  • CC1924 — Bl Pickleweeds Hedge Twn
  • CC1955 — Jason and Amanda Visit Dr. Murdock
  • CC1965 — Carry Cases Pk 1
  • CC2006 — Beagle Twins
  • CC2019 — Yellow Labrador Twins
  • CC2067 — Adventure Treehouse Gift
  • CC2269 — Babys Nursery Set
  • CC2269 — p4Baby Nursery Pk4
  • CC2484 — Jess & Noah’s Backyard Fun
  • CC2537 — Bl Sophie’s Love N Care
  • CC2537 — p4Sophie Love N Care Pk4
  • CC2597 — Nightlight Nursery Set
  • CC2598 — Baby’s Blue Bedroom Set With Nightlight
  • Cf1407 — Bl Sandy Cat Twins
  • Cf1412 — Bl Hopscotch Rabbit Twns
  • Cf1416 — Bl Ellwood Elephant Twns
  • Cf1418 — Bl Yellow Lab Twns
  • Cf1424 — Silk Cat Twins
  • Cf1429 — Bl Pklweed Hedgehog Twns
  • Cf1481 — Bl Hzlnut Chipmunk Twins
  • Cf1491 — Bl Fluffy Hamster Twins
  • Cf1510 — Bl Cuddle Bear Twins
  • Cf1513 — Bl Nightlight Nursery Set
  • Cf1520 — Bl Wilder Panda Twns
  • Cf1526 — Bl Border Collie Twns
  • Cf1554 — Bl Babys Nursery Set
  • Cf1586 — Bl Persian Cat Twins
  • Cf1717 — Bl Adv Treehouse Gift Se
  • Cf1737 — Bl Toy Poodle Twins
  • Cf1750 — Bl Baby Nursery Set
  • Cf1761 — Bl Twins Assortment
  • Cf1795 — Bl Maple Cat Twins
  • Cf2537 — Bl Sophies Love N Care
  • Cf2537 — p4Bl Sophies Love N Care

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