i play., inc. recalls Flower Rattle
- Starting date:
- October 25, 2018
- Posting date:
- October 25, 2018
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Choking Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and i play., inc.
Green Sprouts® Flower Rattle
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".
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.
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.
i play., inc.
Gogo Toys Co., Ltd
TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA
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.
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.