Asheville NC Company Recalls Wooden Infant Rattles That Pose a Choking Hazard

there have been reports of pieces detaching from the rattles

Asheville NC Company Recalls Wooden Infant Rattles That Pose a Choking Hazard
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October 26, 2018

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and i play of Asheville, NC, has announced the recall of more than 6,000 Green Sprouts brand wooden flower rattles. Pieces of the rattle can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants. i play has received three reports of pieces detaching from the rattle. No injuries have been reported.

What's the problem?

This recall involves the Green Sprouts brand flower rattle made from wood. The recalled multi-colored rattles are made from natural wood and measure 2.5 inches long by 2.5 inches wide by 4 inches high. Attached to the circular handle are three round wooden balls shaped like flowers, including one that contains a silver metal bell, all attached with an elastic cord. "Green Sprouts," "Made in Taiwan" and a date code number (14714 or 21815) are printed on the circular rattle handle.

The rattles were sold at Whole Foods Market stores and other stores nationwide and online from December 2014 through October 2018 for about $15. They were manufactured by Gogo Toys Co. LTD, of Taiwan.

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What happens next?

Consumers should immediately take the recalled rattles away from children and contact i play at (800) 876-1574 for instructions on how to receive a $50.00 coupon code to redeem towards the purchase of new products and shipping costs.

The recall number is 19-024.