Recall: Twirlla Wooden Rattle
On 2011-09-01, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Twirlla Wooden Rattle due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2011 for about $12.
About 3,000 units are involved in this Manhattan Group rattle recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 5th recall of products in the Infant, Crib & Stroller Toys category in 2011.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 541-1345
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What is the problem?
The toy's U-shaped parts can break, posing a choking hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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.
This item was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1403
These items were sold new+ at Baby and gift and specialty stores nationwide and online at ManhattanToy.com from March 2011 through July 2011 for about $12.
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 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 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.manhattantoy.com
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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