i play., inc. recalls Flower Rattle

Starting date:
October 25, 2018
Posting date:
October 25, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Choking Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-68124

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and i play., inc.

Affected products

Green Sprouts® Flower Rattle

Product description

This recall involves a flower rattle made from natural wood and measures 6.35 cm (2.5 inches) long by 6.35 cm (2.5 inches wide by 10.16 cm (4 inches) high. Attached to the circular handle are three round wooden balls shaped like flowers, including one that contains a silver metal bell, all attached with an elastic cord. Marks on the rattle handle include "green sprouts ", date tracking numbers 14714 or 21815 and "Made in Taiwan".

Hazard identified

Pieces of the rattle can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants.

As of October 25, 2018, the company has received no report of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received three reports of pieces detaching from the rattle.  No injuries have been reported.

Number sold

Approximately 30 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 6,100 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled rattles were sold from December 2014 to October 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Taiwan.

Companies

Importer
i play., inc.
Asheville
UNITED STATES
Manufacturer
Gogo Toys Co., Ltd
TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled rattles away from children, stop using them and contact i play., inc. for instructions on how to receive a $50.00 coupon code to redeem towards new products and shipping costs.

For more information, consumers may contact i play., inc. by telephone at 1-800-876-1574 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, by email or online.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission'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.