Prestige Toy Announced The Recall Of Teethers. Prestige Toy Corp. is recalling about 1,500 spinning water teethers. The plastic spinner in the center of the teether can break, causing small beads to fall out. This poses a choking hazard to young children.
Prestige Toy Corp. received one report from a consumer that the spinning component of one of these teethers broke apart, releasing two small beads. No injuries were reported.
The water-filled teether is bright green or blue with a green and blue plastic butterfly or turtle in the center, which spins around. The spinner contains small beads which produce a rattling sound. They have Style #47447 (butterfly) and #47448 (turtle) written on the packaging.
Recalled Teethers Broke Apart
The teethers were sold at Carter’s Stores nationwide from March 2005 through April 2005 for about $5.
Consumers should take these teethers away from young children and return the item to Prestige Toy Corp. for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: Contact Prestige Toy Corp.’s Hotline at (866) 666-8266 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).