April 14, 2011: Wrist Rattles and Baby Booties Recalled by Midwest-CBK
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Midwest-CBK Inc., of Union City, Tennessee, have recalled more than 10,000 wrist rattles and 11,000 pairs of baby booties in the United States and 600 wrist rattles and 700 pairs of baby booties in Canada. The pom-poms attached to the wrist rattles and booties can detach, posing a choking hazard. The firm has received one report of a pom-pom detaching from the wrist rattle. No injuries have been reported.
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This recall involves the Monkeez & Friends™ wrist rattles and baby booties. The wrist rattles and the booties are made of knitted yarn and have a monkey head and a pom-pom attached. Both come in multiple color combinations. The rattles and booties sold at gift stores, drug stores, décor outlets, and variety stores nationwide from June 2009 through March 2011. The wrist rattles sold for about $5 and the booties sold for about $13. They were manufactured in China.
Whom to Contact
Consumers should immediately take these recalled products away from children and return them to the store where they were purchased or to Midwest-CBK for a full refund. If you are unable to return the product to the store where it was purchased, contact Midwest-CBK to receive a prepaid shipping label. For additional information, contact Midwest-CBK toll-free at (800) 394-4225 between 7:30 AM and 5 PM CST, Monday through Friday.
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