Recall Roundup: Playtex Pacifiers and Rayovac Flashlights

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    U.S. Consumer Product and Safety Commission

    Playtex and Spectrum Brands are issuing refunds for recalled pacifier clips and flashlights, according to the U.S. Consumer Product and Safety Commission.

    Playtex said it received 99 reports of the pacifier holder cracking and breaking, but no injuries have been reported.

    The Delaware-based company is recalling about 1.25 million pacifier holder clips sold in the United States and 150,000 sold in Canada. The recalled clips were sold between July 2010 and October 2013 for about $3 at Wal-Mart, Target, Burlington Coat Factory and major baby and discount store retailers – along with online retailer Amazon. com.

    The pacifier holders were sold in green with a monkey figure, pink with a flower and blue with a tow truck.

    If you purchased one of these recalled pacifiers, contact Playtex at (888) 220-2075 or visit them online at for a full refund.

    Spectrum Brands’ Rayovac flashlight recall is due to batteries overheating, melting the flashlight’s plastic casing.

    Spectrum Brands said it received reports of 12 flashlights overheating and melting during use. No injuries have been reported. There were about 225,000 were sold in the United States and 7,000 in Canada online and at electronics, grocery, drug, hardware, home improvement and auto parts stores, etc. from February 2012 through December 2013 for about $2.30.

    If you purchased one of these flashlights, please contact Spectrum Brands at (855) 752-6660 or visit them online at or for a full refund.