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The Manhattan Group, LLC recalls Whoozit® Shake & Grasp Clutching Toy

Starting date:
December 16, 2015
Posting date:
December 16, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Choking Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-56326

Affected products

Manhattan Toy Whoozit® Shake & Grasp rattle

Product description

This recall involves Manhattan Toy Whoozit® Shake & Grasp rattle.  The wooden toy rattle features a rattling sound, a nose that spins and colourful bead limbs that bend, twist and clack. This toy is intended for children 6+ months.

The rattle can be identified by item number 213340 and UPC 011964475421.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the rattle can break and release small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Neither Health Canada nor The Manhattan Group, LLC has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these rattles in Canada.

For some tips to help consumers choose safe toys and to help them keep children safe when they play with toys, see the General Toy Safety Tips.

Number sold

Approximately 534 of the recalled rattles were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled rattles were sold from February 2015 to December 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Thailand.

Companies

Distributor
The Manhattan Group, LLC
Minneapolis
Minnesota
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled rattles away from children and return to the retail outlet where it was purchased for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact The Manhattan Group, LLC by telephone at 1-800-541-1345 or visit the firm's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.