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 Combination||UPC Code||Date Code|
|Blue/Green Velvet||769662 30802 1||05/2006 and 06/2006|
|Pink/ Orange Velvet||769662 30801 4||05/2006 and 06/2006|
|Pastel Blue Velvet||769662 30705 5||05/2006|
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.
|Color||UPC Code||Date Code|
|Pastel Blue “Boa”||769662 32544 8||07030|
|Bright Pink Velvet||769662 32542 4||07030|
|Navy Blue Velvet||769662 32542 4||07030|
|Sage Green Velvet||769662 32709 1||07030|
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