January 24, 2012: Infant Rattles Recalled by Lee Carter Co.
About 25,000 infant rattles have been recalled due to choking hazards.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission,, in cooperation with Lee Carter Co., of San Francisco, California, has recalled about 25,000 infant rattles. The rattle’s handle is small enough to fit into a child’s throat, posing a choking hazard and violating federal rattle standards. No incidents or injuries have been reported.
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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. The rattles sold at various Mexican specialty craft stores nationwide from February 2001 through October 2011 for about $4.
Whom to Contact
Consumers should 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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