Infantino Expands Recall of Infant Rattles Due to Choking Hazard

    Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 808-3111

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 20 /CNW/ - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety
Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a
voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop
using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

    Name of Product: Infantino Lion and Lamb Grabby Rattles(TM)

    Units: About 2,000 (360 units were previously recalled in March 2008)

    Manufacturer: Infantino LLC, of San Diego, Calif.

    Hazard: The tail-piece on the rattles can detach, posing a choking hazard
    to young children.

    Incidents/Injuries: Infantino has received ten reports of the tail piece
    on the rattle detaching since March 2008. No injuries have been reported.

    Description: The recalled Infantino Lamb and Lion Grabby Rattles(TM) are
    shaped like a lamb and lion respectively. Each has a ring-shaped body
    and an Infantino elliptical logo stamped on the front right foot of the
    animal. Rattles without tails on the animals and products with production
    codes of 0108 and 0508 are not affected by this recall. The production
    code is printed behind the ear in a dial format with the year (08) in the
    middle of a circle and an arrow pointing to the number on the circle (01
    or 05) that indicates the month.

    Sold at: Winners May 2007 through September 2008

    Manufactured in: China

    Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from
    young children and contact Infantino for a replacement rattle or a
    product of equal value.

    Send the link for this page to a friend! The U.S. Consumer Product Safety
Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of
serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the
agency's jurisdiction. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and
families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical
hazard. The CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as
toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals -
contributed significantly to the decline in the rate of deaths and injuries
associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.
    To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC's
hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270, or visit
CPSC's web site at To join a CPSC email subscription
list, please go to Consumers can obtain
this release and recall information at CPSC's Web site at

For further information:

For further information: Consumer Contact: Infantino toll-free at (888)
808-3111 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the
firm's Web site at

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