BRIO Recalls Soft Hammer Baby Rattles That Pose a Choking Hazard

The wooden rings on the hammer rattles can crack

BRIO Recalls Soft Hammer Baby Rattles That Pose a Choking Hazard
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August 17, 2017

BRIO is recalling approximately 1,500 baby rattles sold in the United States. An additional 190 of the affected rattles were sold in Canada.

The wooden rings on the hammer rattles can crack, posing a choking hazard to children.

Recalled product details

This recall involves BRIO soft hammer baby rattle toys. The rattles have a wooden handle with a white plastic teething ring at one end and a red, yellow, white, and green hammer head at the other end. BRIO is stamped on the hammer head. The rattle is about 5 inches long.

The recalled baby rattles were sold at Home Goods, Kidding Around, Nordstrom, and other specialty toy and mass retailer stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from March 2015 through June 2017 for about $13 each.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled baby rattles and contact BRIO for instructions on how to receive a full refund or a replacement product of similar value.

To date, BRIO has received seven reports of the wooden ring cracking. No injuries have been reported.

Consumers with questions about this recall can contact BRIO at (800) 886-1236.