Saturday, January 28, 2006
Firm recalls teethers due to bacteria risk
WASHINGTON -- A Massachusetts company recalled 500,000 liquid-filled baby teethers distributed in the U.S. and Canada yesterday.
Possible bacterial contamination could cause serious illness.
Six styles of teethers may be contaminated with the Pseudomonas aeruginosa or the Pseudomonas putida bacteria.
The Disney Days of Hunny Soft Cool Ring Teether, bearing style number Y1447 and the Disney Soft Cool Ring Teether, bearing style number Y1470 or Y1490, feature Winnie-the-Pooh characters. The Sesame Beginnings Chill and Chew Teether, style number Y3095, features Sesame Street characters.
The other teethers recalled are The First Years Cool Animal Teether (style number Y1473) and The First Years Floating Friends Teether (style number Y1474).