The rattle's handle is small enough to fit into a child's throat, posing a choking hazard and violating federal rattle standards. No injuries have been reported.
The recalled rattles are made out of multi-colored, woven plastic and have a bell inside. They measure about 4 1/2 inches long. "Made in Mexico" and "Lee Carter Company" are printed on a tag on a purple plastic loop at the end of the rattle's handle.
Various Mexican specialty craft stores nationwide from February 2001 through October 2011 for about $4.
What To Do:
Immediately take the recalled rattles away from infants and return them to Lee Carter Co. for a full refund or credit towards a replacement product. For additional information, consumers should call Lee Carter Co. collect at (415) 824-2004 anytime, or visit the firm's website at www.leecartercompany.com.
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