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Baby Rattles Recalled by Midwest-CBK Due to Choking Hazard

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Recall Summary

Name of Product: Baby rattles

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

Remedy: Refund

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

Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Baby-Rattles-Recalled-by-Midwest-CBK/

Recall Details

Units: About 1,900

Description: 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.

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

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

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

Importer: Midwest-CBK LLC, of Cannon Falls, Minn.

Manufactured in: China

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m.5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

Media Contact
Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.
Phone: (301) 504-7908
Spanish: (301) 504-7800

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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