Product Recall – Manhattan Group Recalls Baby Rattles Due to Choking Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Manhattan Toy Quixel™ baby rattles
Hazard: The colored arches can break, creating a small part which poses a choking hazard to small children.
Consumer Contact: Manhattan Group at (800) 541-1345 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.manhattantoy.com and click on RECALLS at the bottom of the home page for more information.
Units: About 8,300 in the U.S. and 4,100 in Canada
Description: This recall includes the Manhattan Toy® Quixel™ baby rattle. The plastic rattles have four, colored arches (red, orange, green and blue) with sliding beads on each of the arches. The arches are held together by a single string of red, white and blue elastic. The rattle arches measure about 5 inches in diameter. The product was sold with or without a box. “Manhattan Toy” is printed on one of the arches
Incidents/Injuries: Manhattan Group has received four reports of the rattles breaking. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these rattles away from young children and return it to the store where purchased for a full refund.
Sold at: Specialty toy and baby stores nationwide, in Canada and online at www.manhattantoy.com from September 2011 through October 2013 for about $15.
Importer: Manhattan Group LLC, of Minneapolis, Minn.