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Boppy Recalls Infant Head Support Products Nationwide Over Suffocation Hazard

Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly referred to the company name as 'Bobby.' It is The Boppy Company.

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    What to Know

    • 14,000 Boppy infant head and neck support products are being recalled nationwide over concerns about a possible suffocation hazard

    • The company says it has gotten three reports of babies' heads being pushed forward chin to chest by the product, but no reports of injuries

    • Customers with questions can call The Boppy Company toll-free at 888-772-6779 or email info@boppy.com

    The maker of the wildly popular baby Boppy products says it is recalling more than 10,000 infant head and neck support accessories sold nationwide at Amazon, Buy Buy Baby, Target and other stores over the risk of possible suffocation.

    In its announcement Tuesday, The Boppy Company said it was pulling 14,000 Boppy Head and Neck support accessories sold in Ebony floral and Heathered gray styles because the support area can be overstuffed and cause the infant's head to be tilted too far forward.

    The products are used as support for babies inside infant swings, bouncers and strollers. Affected models number are 4150114 and 4150117 and those can be checked on the fabric label on the back of the head support.  

    The Boppy Company says it has gotten three reports of babies' heads being pushed forward chin to chest by the product, but no reports of injuries. 

    Customers with questions can call The Boppy Company toll-free at 888-772-6779 or email info@boppy.com

    Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly referred to the company name as 'Bobby.' It is The Boppy Company.

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