|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 12, 2011
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (212) 366-5858
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Baby rattles
Units: About 1,500 units
Importer: Kid O Products, LLC of Perth Amboy, N.J.
Hazard: The baby rattle’s beads can come off when the rattle is twisted or pulled forcefully, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Description: This recall involves the Prisma and Duo style wooden baby rattles with multi-colored beads. The Prisma rattle is shaped as a bell with a loop handle and has style number 10331. The rattle measures about 3 ¾- inches long. “Prisma” and the style number can be found on the packaging. The Duo rattle is two interlocked rings with red and blue bead accents. “Duo” and style number 10333 is printed on the packaging.
Sold at: Specialty children’s stores nationwide from November 2010 through December 2010 for about $12.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled rattles away from children and return them to the retail store where they purchased it for a full refund. Consumers can also contact Kid O Products for instructions on how to mail the product to receive a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Kid O Products collect at (212) 366-5858 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at www.kidoproducts.com
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