Fred & Friends Recalls Baby Rattles Due to Choking Hazard

The dumbbell-shaped "Buff Baby" rattle’s end cap can separate, releasing small parts.

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“Buff Baby” baby rattles

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The rattle’s end cap can separate, releasing small parts, posing a choking hazard to small children.

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Fred & Friends toll-free at (877) 647-8644 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at and click on Product Recall Information at the bottom of the page for more information. Consumers can also send an email to

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About 47,500 in the United States and 9,300 in Canada

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This recall involves the ”Buff Baby” baby rattle. The gray plastic rattle is shaped like a dumbbell and has plastic pellets inside. The rattle measures about 5.5-inches long and 2-inches wide and “0.2” is embossed on both pentagon-shaped ends of the rattle. The rattles were packaged in clear cylindrical packages featuring a picture of a young girl lifting the rattle. The UPC code 728987019098 can be found on the bottom of the package.

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Fred & Friends has received two reports of rattle caps separating. No injuries have been reported. 

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Consumers should immediately take these rattles away from young children and contact Fred & Friends to receive a full refund.   

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Specialty toy and baby stores nationwide, in Canada, and online at and various other websites from October 2011 through June 2013 for between $7 and $10.

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Easy Aces, Inc. d/b/a Fred & Friends, of Cumberland, R.I.

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  • Packaged Buff Baby baby rattles

  • Buff Baby baby rattles