Parents may be rattled when they find out that a popular baby toy has been recalled. Almost 700,000 baby rattles have recently been recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Comission.
The recall comes after the discovery that the baby rattles pose a potential choking hazard. The rattles affected by the recall are the ball-shaped Kids II Oball Rattle. The Kids II Oball Rattles comes in various colors and has a clear plastic section, which contains small beads.
The potential choking hazrd occurs if the clear plastic section of the rattle containing the small beads breaks. Children may possibly choke if they try to consume one of the small beads from the rattle.
The rattles were sold both in the United States and Canada. They were sold at many major retailers across the country including Walmart and Toys “R” Us.
The models affected by the recall are number 81031 and have one of the following date codes:
The date code can be found printed on the side of the rattle.
The company that makes the Kids II Oball Rattle has received 42 reports of the plastic breaking. If you own one of these rattles, you should stop using it immediately.
What do you think of this recall?