The clear spheres on each end of the rattle can break, releasing small parts, posing a choking hazard to small children. Manhattan Group has received two reports of rattles breaking. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves about 3,000 Whoozit Starry Time baby rattles in the United States and 150 in Canada. 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.
Specialty toy and baby stores nationwide, in Canada, and online at www.manhattantoy.com from September 2011 through March 2012 for about $15.
What To Do:
Immediately take these rattles away from young children and return it to the store where purchased for a full refund. 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.
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