Recall: Playtex Recalls Children’s Plates and Bowls Due to Choking Hazard

Last Updated on October 3, 2017 5:46 pm

Playtex has issued a voluntary recall of the Playtex Plates and Bowls with printed graphics. There is a potential risk of choking if the clear plastic layer over the graphics bubbles or peels from the surface of the Playtex plate or bowl.

The white polypropylene plates and bowls have a colored rim on top and a non-slip bottom. Playtex is written on the bottom of the plates and bowls. These have been sold in a variety of printed designs from October 2009 to August 2017, including cars, construction scenes, giraffes, princesses, superheroes and more.

The recall is for about 3.6 million units sold at Babies“R”Us, Target, Walmart, and other stores nationwide and online at from October 2009 through August 2017 for about $2.50 for a single plate or bowl and $15 for a Mealtime set. Playtex has received 372 reports of the clear plastic layer over the graphics bubbling or peeling. The firm has received 11 reports of pieces of the detached clear plastic found in children’s mouths, including four reports of choking on a piece of the clear plastic layer.

Consumers should stop using the plates and bowls immediately and contact Playtex for instructions on how to return the product a full refund. ** For product return and refund instructions, click here or call (888) 220-2075, Monday – Friday, 8AM to 6PM.

The impacted products include Playtex plates and bowls with a variety of color and designs INCLUDING CARS, CONSTRUCTION SCENES, GIRAFFES, PRINCESSES, SUPERHEROES, and other graphics that would have been purchased between October 2009 and August 2017.

This recall includes Playtex Plates and Bowls with printed designs sold separately and in sets, including as follows

Playtex DC Super Friends Bowls 3pk
Playtex DC Super Friends Plates 2pk
Playtex DC Super Friends Mealtime Set

and various designs in:

Playtex Bowls 3 pack and 6 pack
Playtex Plates 2 pack and 4 pack
Playtex Toddler Mealtime Set
Playtex Plate Single Pack
Playtex Bowl Single Pack

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