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Baby Rattles Recalled by Manhattan Group for Choking Hazard

Baby Rattle Recall

Manhattan Group recently announced a recall of the Whoozit Starry Time Rattle. Manhattan Group has received two reports of rattles breaking. No injuries have been reported.

The clear spheres on each end of the rattle can break, releasing small parts, posing a choking hazard to small children.

The baby rattles were sold from September 2011 through March 2012. This recall involves Whoozit® Starry Time baby rattles. The plastic rattles feature three colored (orange, aqua blue and purple) stars stacked front to back between two clear spheres on a flexible stem. The rattle measures about 5-1/2-inches long. Each clear ball, located at the end of the rattle, measures 1-3/4 inches in diameter. The clear rattles contain small multi-colored beads and a white plastic disc featuring a blue smiling character face inside. The name of the product is printed on the hang tag.

Approximately 3,000 baby rattles were sold at specialty toy and baby stores nationwide, in Canada, and online at from September 2011 through March 2012 for about $15.

According to the recall notice, consumers should immediately take these rattles away from young children and return it to the store where purchased for a full refund. For additional information, contact Manhattan Group toll-free at (800) 541-1345 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at

If a baby rattle has injured your child, a defective products attorney may be able to help you pursue the compensation you deserve. For more information, call 1-800-BURNETTI.