Manhattan Group Recalls Baby Rattles Due to Choking Hazard
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Recall SummaryName of product:
Manhattan Toy® Quixel™ baby rattlesHazard:
The colored arches can break, creating a small part which poses a choking hazard to small children.
Manhattan Group at (800) 541-1345 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.manhattantoy.com and click on RECALLS at the bottom of the home page for more information.Report an Incident Involving this Product
About 8,300 in the U.S. and 4,100 in Canada
This recall includes the Manhattan Toy® Quixel™ baby rattle. The plastic rattles have four, colored arches (red, orange, green and blue) with sliding beads on each of the arches. The arches are held together by a single string of red, white and blue elastic. The rattle arches measure about 5 inches in diameter. The product was sold with or without a box. “Manhattan Toy” is printed on one of the arches.
Manhattan Group has received four reports of the rattles breaking. No injuries have been reported.
Consumers should immediately take these rattles away from young children and return it to the store where purchased for a full refund.
Specialty toy and baby stores nationwide, in Canada and online at www.manhattantoy.com from September 2011 through October 2013 for about $15
Manhattan Group LLC, of Minneapolis, Minn.
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Manhattan Group Quixel baby rattle in product box
Manhattan Group Quixel baby rattle