RECALL: Boppy Pillows Covers Due to Choking Hazard and Risk of Lead Exposure

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission(CPSC), in cooperation with The Boppy Company is recalling 38,000 covers because the zipper pull on the slipcovers can break, posing a choking hazard to young children. In addition, paint on the zippers contains excess levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard.

This recall involves velvet and boa slipcovers intended for use with the Boppy® Bare Naked nursing and support pillow.

Slipcovers recalled due to a choking hazard were sold in three color combinations and have the following UPC and date codes found on the California Flammability Law tag. Slipcovers sold in clear vinyl packages are labeled Boppy® Luxe.

Color CombinationUPC CodeDate Code
Blue/Green Velvet769662 30802 105/2006 and 06/2006
Pink/ Orange Velvet769662 30801 405/2006 and 06/2006
Pastel Blue Velvet769662 30705 505/2006

 

Picture of recalled Boppy Covers

Slipcovers recalled due excessive levels of lead paint were sold in four colors and have the following UPC and date codes found on the care instructions label and on the exterior of the packaging. Slipcovers sold in display boxes are labeled Boppy® Soothing.

 

ColorUPC CodeDate Code
Pastel Blue “Boa”769662 32544 807030
Bright Pink Velvet769662 32542 407030
Navy Blue Velvet769662 32542 407030
Sage Green Velvet769662 32709 107030

Picture of recalled Boppy Covers

For information on identifying and/or exchanging the recalled slipcovers, call The Boppy Company at (888) 713-3916 anytime or visit the firm’s Web site at www.boppy.com




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