Baby Rattles Recalled by Midwest-CBK Due to Choking Hazard

The head on the bear, monkey and lion rattles can detach.

Recall date: January 22, 2014
Recall number: 14-083
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Baby rattles


The head on the rattle can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Consumer Contact:

Midwest-CBK at (800) 394-4225 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at and click on Product Recall Information.


Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details


About 1,900


This recall involves donut-shaped polyester knit fabric baby rattles with heads and arms to resemble a bear, monkey and a lion. They measure about 7 inches in diameter by 2 inches thick.  Sweet-ums and Midwest-CBK are printed on a hang tag on the rattles.  A label sewn into the rattles has Midwest-CBK, the production date 04/2013 and the batch #:00001281 printed on it. 


The firm has received one report of the head on a rattle detaching. No injuries have been reported.


Consumers should take the recalled rattles away from young children immediately and contact Midwest-CBK for a full refund.

Sold at

Small gift stores from July 2013 through December 2013 for about $10.


Midwest-CBK LLC, of Cannon Falls, Minn.

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