CPSC Recall - Issued 6/27/2013

Fred and Friends Recalls Baby Rattles Due to Choking Hazard

Manufacturer: Easy Aces, Inc.
Product: Buff Baby Baby Rattles
Hazard: The rattle’s end cap can separate, releasing small parts, posing a choking hazard to small children.
Injuries: Fred & Friends has received two reports of rattle caps separating. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves the ”Buff Baby” baby rattle. The gray plastic rattle is shaped like a dumbbell and has plastic pellets inside. The rattle measures about 5.5-inches long and 2-inches wide and “0.2” is embossed on both pentagon-shaped ends of the rattle. The rattles were packaged in clear cylindrical packages featuring a picture of a young girl lifting the rattle. The UPC code 728987019098 can be found on the bottom of the package.
Remedy: Refund
Sold At: Specialty toy and baby stores nationwide, in Canada, and online at www.amazon.com and various other websites from October 2011 through June 2013 for between $7 and $10.
Units: About 47,500 U.S. and 9,300 in Canada
Consumer Contact: Fred & Friends toll-free at (877) 647-8644 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.fredandfriends.com and click on Product Recall Information at the bottom of the page for more information. Consumers can also send an email to Buffbabyrattle@fredandfriends.com.
Company Website: www.fredandfriends.com