Note: Health Canada's press release is available here.

Recall date: April 26, 2012
Recall number: 12-161

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Whoozit® Starry Time Rattle
Hazard:
The clear spheres on each end of the rattle can break, releasing small parts, posing a choking hazard to small children.
Remedy:
Refund
Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Manhattan Group toll-free 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 Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 3,000 in the United States and 150 in Canada
Description:

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, 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.

Description:

This recall involves Whoozit® Starry Time baby rattles. The plastic rattles feature three colored (orange, aqua blue and purple) stars stacked front to back between two clear spheres on a flexible stem. The rattle measures about 5-1/2-inches long. Each clear ball, located at the end of the rattle, measures 1-3/4 inches in diameter. The clear rattles contain small multi-colored beads and a white plastic disc featuring a blue smiling character face inside. The name of the product is printed on the hang tag.

Incidents/Injuries:

Manhattan Group has received two reports of rattles breaking. No injuries have been reported.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take these rattles away from young children and return it to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Sold At:

Specialty toy and baby stores nationwide, in Canada, and online at www.manhattantoy.com from September 2011 through March 2012 for about $15.

Importer(s):

Manhattan Group LLC, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Manufactured In:
China