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Wooden Rattle Recalled by Manhattan Group Due to Choking Hazard

  • Picture of recalled rattle
Name of Product:
Twirlla™ Wooden Rattle
Hazard:

The toy's U-shaped parts can break, posing a choking hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
September 01, 2011
Units:
About 3,300 in the United States and 145 in Canada
Consumer Contact

For additional information, contact Manhattan Group at (800) 541-1345 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.manhattantoy.com

Recall Details

Description:

The painted wood rattle is approximately 6 inches long and has a yellow ball at each end, two U-shaped pieces (red and pale blue) and an orange bead in the center with a green center post connecting all pieces. The moving parts make noise when they come together.

Remedy:

Consumers should take the rattles away from children immediately and return them to the store where purchased to receive a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold At

Baby and gift and specialty stores nationwide and online at ManhattanToy.com from March 2011 through July 2011 for about $12.

Manufacturer(s):

Manhattan Group LLC, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Manufactured In:
Thailand
Recall number:
11-316
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