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Infant Rattles Recalled by Lee Carter Co. Due to Choking Hazard

Recall Date : 1/24/2012

Manufacturer : LEE CARTER

Product : RATTLES

Hazard : Choking

Manufactured In : Mexico

 

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Product: Infant Rattles

ManufacturedIn: Mexico

Hazard: The rattle's handle is small enough to fit into a child's throat, posing a choking hazard and violating federal rattle standards.

Sold At: Various Mexican specialty craft stores nationwide from February 2001 through October 2011 for about $4.

Product Details: In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Lee Carter Co., of San Francisco, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 25,000 infant rattles. The rattle's handle is small enough to fit into a child's throat, posing a choking hazard and violating federal rattle standards.

Units: About 25,000

Description: The recalled rattles are made out of multi-colored, woven plastic and have a bell inside. They measure about 4 1/2 inches long. "Made in Mexico" and "Lee Carter Company" are printed on a tag on a purple plastic loop at the end of the rattle's handle.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled rattles away from infants and return them to Lee Carter Co. for a full refund or credit towards a replacement product.

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