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Playtex Announces the Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Certain AC/DC Power Adapters Used With the Playtex® Nurser Deluxe Double Electric Breast Pump Due to Potential for Electric Shock
Catherine McCormack, Edelman
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Shelton, CT. - March 18, 2014 – Energizer Personal Care – Playtex Manufacturing, Inc. announced today it is initiating a voluntary nationwide recall of certain AC/DC power adapters that are used with the Playtex® Nurser Deluxe Double Electric Breast Pump. Consumer safety is a primary objective of Playtex and we are taking this action out of an abundance of caution. The casing on some adapters may become loose and separate, resulting in a potential for electric shock. No injuries have been reported to date.
The affected adapters were manufactured from November 2012 through July 2013. The product can be identified by product serial number (P12324-XXXX through P13205-XXXX). Alternatively, the product can be identified by adapter production code (1241 through 1324). The adapters were sold along with the Playtex Nurser Deluxe Double Electric Breast Pump. The adapters were not sold separately.
The Playtex Nurser Deluxe Double Electric Breast Pump was sold at nationwide, specialty and online retailers. Playtex is notifying its retail partners to return any remaining products with affected AC/DC adapters.
Consumers who have purchased an affected product should contact Playtex for a replacement by calling 1-888-207-1429 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.playtexproducts.com. Consumers should immediately discontinue use of the adapter if it shows signs of separating.
This recall is specific to certain AC/DC adapters sold with the Playtex Nurser Deluxe Double Electric Breast Pump, and is being conducted in conjunction with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.
- Complete and submit the report Online: www.fda.gov/medwatch/report.htm
- Regular Mail or Fax: Download form www.fda.gov/MedWatch/getforms.htm or call 1-800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178
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