The Land of Nod Recalls Octopus Rattles Due to Choking Hazard
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The fabric discs on the tentacles of the octopus rattles can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
June 21, 2016
This recall involves The Land of Nod’s Octo-rattles, sold individually or as part of a gift bag set. The knit fabric rattles are yellow and shaped like an octopus with multi-colored felt discs sewn into the tentacles. The rattles measure about 9 inches tall, 4 inches wide and 3 inches deep and can attach to strollers or activity gyms. “The Land of Nod,” “Morton Grove, IL 60053,” “951-3072461,” “Made in India” and SKU number 502882 are printed on a label attached to the underside of the rattle.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled rattles away from children and contact The Land of Nod to receive a full refund.
The firm has received five reports of the rattle’s fabric discs detaching. No injuries have been reported.
The Land of Nod stores nationwide and online from September 2015 through April 2016 for about $30 for the individual rattle and for $150 as part of a gift bag set.
The Land of Nod, of Morton Grove, Ill.
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