March 3, 2011: Rattles Recalled by Rhino Toys
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Rhino Toys Inc., of Santa Cruz, California, have recalled about 28,000 OBall Links & Mini Rattles (14,000 in the US and 14,000 in Canada). The hard plastic C-links on both ends of the rattles’ soft plastic chain can break, posing a choking hazard to young children. Rhino Toys has received one report of a broken C-link. No injuries have been reported.
Do You Own This Product?
This recall involves infant rattles called OBall Links & Mini Rattles. The soft plastic OBall is 2 1/2 inches in diameter and has beads inside a small plastic bubble that make the rattle sound. The OBall is attached to a 7 1/2 inch soft plastic chain by C-shaped plastic links on both ends. “OBall” is stamped into the top of the plastic chain. The rattle sold at Toys R Us and other specialty toy stores nationwide from April 2010 through December 2010 for about $8.
Whom to Contact
Consumers should immediately take the recalled rattle away from children and contact Rhino Toys to receive a full refund. For additional information, contact Rhino Toys toll-free at (888) 250-9969 between 9 AM and 3 PM PST, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.rhinotoys.com.
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