Baby booties and wrist rattles recalled due to choking hazard

Monkeez & Friends™ Wrist Rattles (Source: CSPC)
Monkeez & Friends™ Wrist Rattles (Source: CSPC)
Monkeez & Friends™ Baby Booties (Source: CSPC)
Monkeez & Friends™ Baby Booties (Source: CSPC)

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KAIT) - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CSPC), Health Canada Midwest-CBK Inc., of Union City, TN have announced a voluntary recall of Monkeez & Friends™ Wrist Rattles and Baby Booties sold in gift stores, drug stores, décor outlets and variety stores nationwide from June 2009 through March 2011.

According to the CPSC, approximately 10,000 wrist rattles and 11,000 pairs of baby booties were sold in the United States, and 600 wrist rattles and 700 pairs of baby booties were sold in Canada that may pose a choking hazard.

The CSPC said pom-poms attached to the wrist rattles and booties can detach, and Midwest-CBK Inc. has received one report of a pom-pom detaching from the wrist rattle, but no injuries have been reported.

Consumers should immediately take these recalled China made products away from children and return them to the store where they were purchased or to Midwest-CBK for a full refund. If you're not able to return the product to the purchase store, contact Midwest-CBK to receive a prepaid shipping label toll-free at (800) 394-4225 between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday.

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