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The Land of Nod Recalls Octopus Rattles Due to Choking Hazard


Recall Date: June 21, 2016

Recall Number: 16-200

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Octo-rattles

Hazard: The fabric discs on the tentacles of the octopus rattles can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately take the recalled rattles away from children and contact The Land of Nod to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: The Land of Nod at 800-933-9904 from 8:30 a. m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information

Recall Details

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Units: About 550

Description: This recall involves The Land of Nod’s Octo-rattles, sold individually or as part of a gift bag set. The knit fabric rattles are yellow and shaped like an octopus with multi-colored felt discs sewn into the tentacles. The rattles measure about 9 inches tall, 4 inches wide and 3 inches deep and can attach to strollers or activity gyms. “The Land of Nod,” “Morton Grove, IL 60053,” “951-3072461,” “Made in India” and SKU number 502882 are printed on a label attached to the underside of the rattle.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received five reports of the rattle’s fabric discs detaching. No injuries have been reported.

Sold exclusively at: The Land of Nod stores nationwide and online from September 2015 through April 2016 for about $30 for the individual rattle and for $150 as part of a gift bag set.

Distributor: The Land of Nod, of Morton Grove, Ill.

Manufactured in: India is an informational site devoted to keeping children safe and informing parents, family members and caregivers of current issues affecting child health and safety.