April 2, 1990
H. Bender and Sons "Bo Bo" Rubber Pacifiers Recalled
New York, NY (SafetyAlerts) - H. Bender and Sons Inc.
is recalling approximately 20,000 "Bo Bo" rubber pacifiers because they contain
The rubber nipples of the recalled pacifiers contain hazardous levels of nitrosamines.
Nitrosamines in pacifiers are carcinogenic and capable of being released in saliva and
The pacifiers have a plastic handle and shield with a rubber nipple. The cardboard header
reads in part, "Bo Bo, Item HK-45, Hong Kong, H. Bender and Sons, Inc., NY
The pacifiers were sold in the metropolitan New York area and in Florida during the months
of November and December 1989 for approximately $.50 cents each.
These hazardous pacifiers were identified during a joint CPSC/U.S. Customs Service
surveillance program conducted at the Port of Newark, NJ.
Consumers who have these pacifiers should take them away from children immediately and
return them to the store where purchased for a full refund. Consumers who have any
questions about this recall may call H. Bender and Sons, Inc. directly at (212) 674-2247.
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