PhotoMunchkin of Van Nuys, Calif., is recalling about 180,000 Latch lightweight pacifiers and clips.


The clip cover can detach from the pacifier’s clip, posing a choking hazard.


The firm has received 10 reports (five in the U.S. and five in Canada) of the clip cover detaching from the pacifier clip. No injuries have been reported.


This recall involves Munchkin’s Latch lightweight pacifiers and clips sold as a set. The pacifiers were sold in five styles: designer, rattle and heartbeat clips with 0m+ natural shape pacifiers, and designer and rattle clips with 6m+ orthodontic pacifiers.


The designer pacifiers and clips 0m+ and 6m+ are in three color patterns: blue and white strips, orange and with white polka dots and pink with white polka dots. The rattle pacifiers and clips 0m+ and 6m+ are green with beads in the pacifier cover to make a rattle sound and have a polka dot strap. The heartbeat pacifiers and clips have a red, heart-shaped pacifier cover and red and white polka dots on the strap.


The pacifiers and clips, manufactured in China, were sold at Babies R Us, Target, Wal-Mart and other mass merchandisers, juvenile product, baby boutique and discount stores nationwide and online at, and other website from March 2014, through March 2016, for between $11 and $15.


What to do


Consumers should immediately take the clip away from young children and contact Munchkin for a free replacement Lightweight Pacifier pack with two pacifiers or a full refund.


Consumers may contact Munchkin toll-free at 877-242-3134 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (PT) Monday through Friday or online at for more information.



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