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i play Recalls Infant Rattles Due to Choking Hazard:


Recall Date: October 25, 2018

Recall Number: 19-024

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Infant rattles

Hazard: Pieces of the rattle can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants.

Remedy: Refund. Consumers should immediately take the recalled rattles away from children, stop using them and contact i play for instructions on how to receive a $50.00 coupon code to redeem towards the purchase of new products and shipping costs.

Consumer Contact: i play at 800-876-1574 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at or online at and click on “Health & Safety” for more information.

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Recall Details

Units: About 6,100 (in addition, about 30 were sold in Canada)

Description: This recall involves the Green Sprouts brand flower rattle made from wood. The recalled multi-colored rattles are made from natural wood and measure 2.5 inches long by 2.5 inches wide by 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. “Green Sprouts,” “Made in Taiwan” and a date code number (14714 or 21815) are printed on the circular rattle handle.

Incidents/Injuries: i play has received three reports of pieces detaching from the rattle. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At: Whole Foods Market stores and other stores nationwide and online at and other websites from December 2014 through October 2018 for about $15.

Manufacturer(s): Gogo Toys Co. LTD, of Taiwan

Importer(s): i play. inc., of Asheville, N.C.

Distributor(s): Frontier Natural Products Co-op of Norway, Iowa and Imperial Distributors, of Worcester, Mass.

Manufactured In: Taiwan

Author: Marianne Halterman

Marianne is a member of the SafeKids Coalition of the Central Shenandoah Valley. is an informational site devoted to keeping children safe and informing parents, family members and caregivers of current issues affecting child health and safety.