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21 May 2019 15:28
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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    A range of teething and colic powders for babies has been recalled due to the risk of babies choking on tiny pieces of plastic

    A range of teething and colic powders for babies has been recalled due to the risk of babies choking on tiny pieces of plastic


    Weleda has found small slivers of plastic in its Baby Teething Powder and Baby Colic Powder.

    The company has recalled all batches manufactured from October 2018.

    It says the slivers of plastic can peel off the cap of the jar when it's opened.

    It says they could contaminate the powder and prove a choking hazard.

    Weleda says the recall is a precautionary measure, and there have been no complaints of babies choking.

    Anybody who had purchased those products between October 2018 and April 2019 should stop using them, and return them to Weleda NZ or the retailer they were purchased from, for a refund.

    © 2019 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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