Chinese Junk – Skip Hop Nightlight Soothers

AutoInformed.com on Skip Hop Electrical Shock Safety Defect Recall

Hardly soothing.

About 130,000 and 21,500 in Canada Skip Hop Nightlight Soothers are being recalled because of a shock hazard safety defect. The Chinese made soother’s USB wall power adapter can break, posing an electrical shock, which is hardly soothing.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled nightlight soothers and contact Skip Hop for instructions on returning the USB wall power adapter with a prepaid shipping label and receive a free repair kit which includes a free USB wall adapter, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Contact Skip Hop toll-free at 888-282-4674 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at recall@skiphop.com or online at www.skiphop.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

This safety recall involves Skip Hop’s Moonlight & Melodies owl and elephant nightlight soothers that play melodies or nature sounds and project images. They have a USB wall power adapter and cord. The white and gray owl soothers measure about 5.5 by 4.5 by 6 inches. The white elephant soother measures about 7 x 4.2 x 5.7 inches. The soothers have a sound speaker on each side and operation buttons at the top or the back. The Skip Hop logo is on the underside of the soother.

They were sold at Babies R Us, Buy Buy Baby, Target and other retailers nationwide and online at Skiphop.com and Amazon.com from July 2016 through August 2017 ~$40.

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