Recall: VTech Shake & Sing Elephant Rattles
On 2018-01-25, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding VTech Shake & Sing Elephant Rattles due to a potential Choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2015 for about $8.
About 300,000 units are involved in this VTech Electronics North America rattle 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 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The ears on the elephant rattles can break off, posing a choking hazard to young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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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 contact VTech for a full refund or credit for a replacement product.
VTech at 800-521-2010 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at vtechkids.com and click on Support for more information or at https://www.vtechkids.com/support/support_form.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Vtech has received five reports of the ears breaking off of the rattle. No injuries have been reported.
+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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