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Manhattan Group LLC recalls QuixelTM Baby Rattle
- Starting date:
- December 4, 2013
- Posting date:
- December 4, 2013
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Choking Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Manhattan Group LLC.
Manhattan Toy® QuixelTM Baby Rattle
This recall involves the Manhattan Toy® QuixelTM Baby Rattle. The plastic rattles feature coloured arches (red, orange, green, and blue) with sliding beads on each of the single arches. The arches are held together by a single string of red, white, and blue elastic. The rattle measures about 12.7 centimetres (5 inches) in diameter. The product was sold with or without a box.
The coloured arches can break near the ends, releasing a small part which can pose a choking hazard to small children.
Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.
For some tips to help consumers choose safe toys and to help them keep children safe when they play with toys, see General toy safety tips.
Approximately 4,100 units of the recalled products have been sold in Canada and about 8,300 have been sold in the United States at specialty toy and baby stores and online at firm's website.
Time period sold
The recalled toys were sold from September, 2011 through October, 2013 in Canada and the United States.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Manhattan Group LLC
What you should do
Consumers should 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 1-800-541-1345 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. CST Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission’s website.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
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