September 1, 2011: Wooden Rattle Recalled by Manhattan Group
About 3,445 wooden rattles have been recalled due to choking hazards.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Manhattan Group LLC, of Minneapolis, Minnesota, have recalled about 3,445 Twirlla™ wooden rattles (about 3,300 in the United States and 145 in Canada). The toy’s U-shaped parts can break, posing a choking hazard. No injuries have been reported.
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The painted wood rattle is approximately 6 inches long and has a yellow ball at each end, two U-shaped pieces (red and pale blue), and an orange bead in the center with a green center post connecting all pieces. The moving parts make noise when they come together. The rattles sold at baby and gift and specialty stores nationwide and online at manhattantoy.com from March 2011 through July 2011 for about $12.
Whom to Contact
Consumers should take the rattles away from children immediately and return them to the store where purchased to receive a full refund. For additional information, contact Manhattan Group at (800) 541-1345 between 8 AM and 5 PM CST, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.manhattantoy.com.
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