Hazard: The colored arches can break, creating a small part which poses a choking hazard to small children.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these rattles away from young children and return it to the store where purchased for a full refund.
Recall Date: 2013-12-04
Recall: 1562 – 14039
Units: About 8,300 in the U.S. and 4,100 in Canada
Incidents/Injuries: Manhattan Group has received four reports of the rattles breaking. No injuries have been reported.
Product Name: Manhattan Toy® Quixel™ baby rattles
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.
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.
Retailer: Specialty toy and baby stores nationwide, in Canada and online at www.manhattantoy.com from September 2011 through October 2013 for about $15
U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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