A popular range of silicone dummies has been recalled nationwide, with fears they could pose a choking hazard.
FRIGG Classic and Daisy Silicone Dummies in all colours and sold by baby and children’s stores
between 1 April 2021 and 10 December 2021 have been recalled, with revelations the teat may partly detach from the shield.
The recall notice from Product Safety Australia states: “A broken teat may pose a choking hazard for young children, which can lead to severe injury or death.”
FRIGG took to social media to explain the recall further.
“Despite our due diligence and our confidence in all our additional safety checks, we at FRIGG have experienced a potential safety issue affecting a few FRIGG SILICONE pacifiers.
“The nipple partly detached from the pacifier shield. As we feel there might be a potential risk that the nipple will completely detach and thereby pose a possible danger to the child, we have now voluntarily taken the initiative to recall all SILICONE (not latex) pacifier. If you are using a FRIGG SILICONE Pacifier. Dispose of them, return them to where you purchased them or contact us.We deeply appreciate your understanding and cooperation in this matter.
“We at FRIGG Production ApS has a very strong focus on product safety and quality and therefore we have stopped production of the FRIGG SILICONE Pacifiers. We are currently reengineering the design before releasing these pacifiers again.
“Naturally we are more than sorry as we know this might cause a great deal of frustration and inconvenience for you. We would like to inform you, that you can get all your FRIGG SILICONE pacifier refunded. Therefore, we kindly advise you to contact your FRIGG reseller and return your FRIGG pacifier effective immediately.We are sorry for the inconvenience caused by this recall.”
Australian consumers are being advised to stop using the dummies contact the place of purchase for a refund or replacement.
“Consumers will be asked to provide a photograph to show that the product has been disposed of or destroyed. If the product has already been disposed of or destroyed, consumers are asked to notify the place of purchase so that the safe disposal of the products can be monitored.”We may get commissions for purchases made using links in this post. Learn more.