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Manhattan Group Recalls Baby Rattles Due to Choking Hazard

  • Manhattan Group Quixel baby rattle in product box
  • Manhattan Group Quixel baby rattle
Name of Product:
Manhattan Toy® Quixel™ baby rattles
Hazard:
The colored arches can break, creating a small part which poses a choking hazard to small children.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
December 04, 2013
Units:
About 8,300 in the U.S. and 4,100 in Canada
Consumer Contact

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.

Recall Details

Description:

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. 

Remedy:

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

Incidents/Injuries:

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

Sold At

Specialty toy and baby stores nationwide, in Canada and online at www.manhattantoy.com from September 2011 through October 2013 for about $15

Importer:

Manhattan Group LLC, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Importer

Manhattan Group LLC, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
14-039
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