VTech Baby Shake & Sing Elephant Rattle Recall [Canada]


Canada FlagCanada/Ottawa: VTech Baby Shake & Sing Elephant Rattle Recall [Canada]VTech Technologies Canada Ltd. recalls an estimated 16,700 VTech Baby Shake and Sing Elephant Rattles due to suspected component breakage and/or detachment and consequential risk of choking and child injury, all serious health and safety hazards. HCSC: http://ht.ly/BlAN30hotct

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/65442r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the following Baby Rattles are subject to this recall:

  • VTech Baby Shake and Sing Elephant Rattles, purple elephant-shaped rattles with one (1) yellow ear and one (1) blue ear. The recalled Rattles also have a black and white striped handles with red and blue beads.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to Health Canada, the ears on the Elephant Baby Rattle can break releasing a metal rod that can pose as a choking hazard to young children. As of November 2017, the company has received five (5) reports of the ear breaking in Canada, but no reports of injury.

In addition, if plastic or metal fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Baby Rattles, please do not use them nor let your child play with or near. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty Baby Rattles, please search for “baby rattle” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Choking hazard, please search for “choking” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Infants and Children, please search for “children” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and or sold by VTech Technologies Canada, please search for “VTech” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-65442
Recalls Direct RIN: 9550-2017
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General information:
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==> http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/index-eng.php

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