A faulty AC/DC power adapter sold along with the Playtex® Nurser Deluxe Double Electric Breast Pump has been recalled due to the risk of electrical shock.
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Playtex Breast Pump Recall
March 19, 2014 — Playtex Manufacturing Inc. is recalling the AC/DC power adapter used with some of its breast pumps due to the risk of electrical shock, according to a Safety Alert from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
What is the problem?
The recall affects adapters that were sold with the Playtex® Nurser Deluxe Double Electric Breast Pump. The casing may become loose and separate, which could result in an electrical shock. No injuries have been reported. The company stated, “Consumer safety is a primary objective of Playtex and we are taking this action out of an abundance of caution.”
The recalled adapters can be identified by product serial number P12324-XXXX through P13205-XXXX and were manufactured from November 2012 through July 2013. The adapters can also be identified by production code 1241 through 1324. The adapters were sold along with the Playtex Nurser Deluxe Double Electric Breast Pump and were not sold separately.
What Should I Do?
RECOMMENDATION: Retailers should return any remaining Playtex breast pumps with the recalled AC/DC adapters. Customers who purchased the recalled product should contact Playtex for a replacement by calling 1-888-207-1492 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.
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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