New recalls on a variety of items have been announced by the federal government just in time for holiday shopping.
-Flashing pacifiers like have been pulled from shelves. The consumer product safety commission says the items were made by Sailing International corporation were sold in a number or retailers across the country last June and cost around $5 a dozen.
The commission says the product can separate into smaller parts and pose a choking hazard to young children.
Other recalls announced this week include slipcovers used with pillows and kids pencil pouches.
-Authorities say the slip covers from the Boppy Company have zipper-pulls that can break and pose choking hazards and paint on those zippers contains high levels of lead.
-More than 84,000 kids pencil pouches from the Raymond Geddes company are being recalled for the same zipper-lead paint problem.
-Some 43,000 Buy-Rite kids jewelry units are targeted for recall after authorities found high levels of lead. The charm bracelets were sold in big lots stores across the country until last april.
See all toy recalls at this link: http://www.cpsc.gov/recentrecalls.html