Manhattan Group Recalls Baby Rattles Due to Choking Hazard

Recall date:April 26, 2012
Product Category: Toys

Manhattan Group Recalls Baby Rattles

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada in cooperation with Manhattan Group LLC, of Minneapolis, Minn. have recalled about 3,000 Whoozit® Starry Time Rattles in the United States and 150 in Canada.

The clear spheres on each end of the rattle can break, releasing small parts, posing a choking hazard to small children.
Manhattan Group has received two reports of rattles breaking. No injuries have been reported.


This recall involves the products listed below:

This recall involves Whoozit® Starry Time baby rattles. The plastic rattles feature three colored (orange, aqua blue and purple) stars stacked front to back between two clear spheres on a flexible stem. The rattle measures about 5-1/2-inches long. Each clear ball, located at the end of the rattle, measures 1-3/4 inches in diameter. The clear rattles contain small multi-colored beads and a white plastic disc featuring a blue smiling character face inside. The name of the product is printed on the hang tag.
The Whoozit® Starry Time Rattles were sold at Specialty toy and baby stores nationwide, in Canada, and online at from September 2011 through March 2012 for about $15. They were manufactured in China.

What can you do and whom to contact

  • Consumers should immediately take these rattles away from young children and return it to the store where purchased for a full refund.
  • For additional information, contact Manhattan Group toll-free at (800) 541-1345 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at
  • click here to see the official recall

    Return from Baby Rattles by Manhattan Group to Baby Recalls

    We will be more than glad if you leave your comments in the box below.

    Let Google Know You Like This Page, Just Click g+

    Like what you see?
    Follow me

    Email Newsletter

    Subscribe to our free email newsletter to stay up to date regarding Pregnancy, Baby Shower, Labor & Babies.

    E-mail Address
    First Name

    Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
    I promise to use it only to send you My Practical Baby Guide.
    [?]Subscribe To This Site
    • XML RSS
    • follow us in feedly
    • Add to My Yahoo!

    Winnie the Pooh Games

    Winnie the Pooh Baby Shower Games

    Baby Shower Favors To Make

    Marshmallow Favor to Make

    New Tutorial
    Merry Go Round

    Merry Go Round Centerpiece

    Wishing Tree Ideas

    Wishing Tree Ideas

    DIY Themed Centerpieces

    Twin Baby Shower Centerpiece

    Practical Tool