Recall: Hobby Lobby Rattles
On 2016-05-12, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Hobby Lobby Rattles due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2016 for about $7.
About 10,000 units are involved in this rattles recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Infant, Crib & Stroller Toys category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 3 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The rattle seams can separate, exposing the fiber stuffing and bell rattle, posing a choking hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Little Wishes Chenille Stuffed Rattles, including the Pink & Green Fish rattles, item number 5141577, and the Blue & Yellow Fish rattles, item number 5127642. The rattles are made of a soft chenille fabric with a fiber stuffing. They are 8.5 inches by 7 inches and have a hole cut out in the middle. The item number is printed on the top left corner of the product hang tag. Rattles have a sewn-in label with "Reg. No. PA-15130(CN)" and "Hobby Lobby 9123069" printed on the front of the label.
These items were sold new+ at Hobby Lobby Stores nationwide from January 2016 through April 2016 for about $7.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled rattles and return them to the nearest Hobby Lobby store for a full refund or store credit.
Hobby Lobby Stores at 800-326-7931from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.hobbylobby.com and click on the "Recall" tab at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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