The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. For a complete list of recalled products, visit www.cpsc.gov.
Units: About 1,000
Manufacturer: Empire Silver Co., of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Hazard: The silver ball that holds the ring in place can separate and release the beads inside. This poses a choking and aspiration hazard to infants.
Description: The sterling silver teething rings were sold in three styles: single ring with ball, single ring with heart and ball, and three rings with ball. The hollow ring has small beads inside that make a rattling sound and a ball soldered between the rings.
Sold at: Independent jewelry, gift, specialty and department stores nationwide during November 2007 for $50 to $120.
Remedy: Return the teething rings to the store where purchased for a refund or replacement.
Contact: Call 800-255-9475 or visit www.empiresilver.com.