Note: This recall has been reannounced.
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 5, 2008
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 808-3111
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Infantino Lamb Grabby Rattles
Units: About 20,000
Manufacturer: Infantino LLC, of San Diego, Calif.
Hazard: The tail-piece on the rattles can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: Infantino has received eight reports of the tail piece on the rattle detaching. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled Infantino Lamb Grabby Rattles are shaped like a lamb with an Infantino elliptical-shaped logo stamped on the front right foot of the lamb. Only rattles with date code 0907 printed on the back of the left ear of the lamb are included in the recall. The production batch code is printed in a dial format with the year in the middle of a circle and an arrow pointing to the number on the circle that indicates the month. Rattles that do not have a date code are not included in the recall.
Sold at: Wal-Mart, Babies "R" Us and other specialty stores nationwide from September 2007 through February 2008 for between $3 and $4.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from young children and contact Infantino for a replacement rattle or a product of equal value.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Infantino toll-free at (888) 808-3111 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at service.infantino.com
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