Wedgwood Decorative Baby Rattles Recalled by WWRD Due to Choking Hazard

Feb 04, 2016, 14:00 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Wedgwood-Decorative-Baby-Rattles-Recalled-by-WWRD/

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Wedgwood Peter Rabbit decorative baby rattles

Hazard: The ball bearings inside each side of the decorative rattle can be released, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using the decorative rattles and take them away from young children and contact WWRD for a full refund. 

Consumer Contact: WWRD toll-free at 877-892-9973 anytime or online at www.wwrd.com and click on Recall Information for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 670 in the U.S. (in addition 24 were sold in Canada)

Description: This recall involves all Wedgwood Peter Rabbit decorative baby rattles. The silver-plated giftware is shaped like a baby rattle, but is intended to be used as decoration only. It measures about 4 ½ inches long and 2 inches wide.  A Peter Rabbit figure and "hop hop hop" underneath are embossed on one end cap and "hop little rabbit" over the Peter Rabbit figure is embossed on the other end cap.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of ball bearings releasing from the decorative giftware baby rattle. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at: Bloomingdales, Macy's, and WWRD Outlets and other department stores nationwide and online at www.amazon.com and www.wedgwood.com from April 2015 through December 2015 for between $75 and $95.

Importer: WWRD U.S. LLC, of Wall, N.J.

Manufactured in: China

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/56996r-eng.php

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