Choking hazard prompts Playtex recall
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Playtex is recalling 3.6 million children's plates and bowls due to a choking hazard.

The recall involves Playtex plates and bowls sold separately and together as meal sets.

The clear plastic layer over the design can peel or bubble from the surface.

Playtex has received more than 370 reports of incidents, including 11 reports of the detached plastic being found in children's mouths and four reports of children choking.

They have various printed designs including cars, construction scenes, superheroes and more. They were sold from October 2009 to August 2017 at Walmart, Target, Babies"R"Us and other stores nationwide, as well as, online at

Consumers should stop using the plates and bowls immediately and contact Playtex for instructions on how to return the product a full refund.

Playtex can be reached toll-free at 888-220-2075 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at
Playtex Products and click on "Recall" for more information.

No other Playtex product is affected by this recall. More specifically, the following products are no affected: Toy Story 3 and Baby Einstein themed plates and bowls, Playtex Sipsters cups, 3 way plates and bowls, infant spoons, toddler utensils, and flip top snacker products.

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