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Midwest-CBK Recalls Baby Rattle Socks Due to Choking Hazard


Recall Date: March 28, 2019

Recall Number: 19-092

Recall Summary

Name of product: Baby Rattle Socks

Hazard: Small ornaments can detach from the socks, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Remedy: Refund. Consumers should immediately take the recalled socks away from children and contact Midwest-CBK for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Midwest-CBK at 800-394-4225 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or email for more information.

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Recall Details

Units: About 22,600 (in addition, about 2,600 were sold in Canada)

Description: This recall involves various styles of Midwest Gift brand Baby Rattle Socks – Perfect Pair. The socks are 100% cotton and have an animal or character sewn onto the toe of the socks, including a snowman, reindeer, whale, flamingo, tiger, or shark. The socks were sold in children’s sizes 0 to 12 months

Incidents/Injuries: Midwest-CBK has received one incident of the rattle detaching. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At: Boutique gift stores nationwide from October 2017 through December 2018 for about $10.

Importer(s): Midwest-CBK, LLC, of Cannon Falls, Minn.

Distributor(s): Midwest-CBK, LLC, of Cannon Falls, Minn.

Manufactured In: China

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.