Baby rattle toy by Rhino safety recall

On March 3, 2011 the Oball Links & Mini Rattle has been jointly recalled with Rhino Toys, Inc., Health Canada, and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC).

This recall involves the Oball Links & Mini Rattle. The soft plastic Oball toy is approximately 6.3cm (2.5inches) in diameter and has beads in a plastic cube attached to it.

The Oball is attached to a plastic chain by a C-shaped plastic link. There is another C-link attached to the other end of the plastic chain. The word 'Oball' is stamped into the top of the plastic chain.

Recalled products have model number 1048 and UPC 8-34282-01048-4 printed on the back of the product packaging.

What is the danger?

The C-link can break, releasing small parts; these small parts pose a choking hazard to young children.

In the United States, Rhino Toys, Inc. and the US CPSC has received one report of the C-link breaking, with no reported injuries.

At the time of the recall Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of this product in Canada.

What should I do?

You should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Rhino Toys, Inc. to arrange for a full refund (including shipping costs).

If you want more information, you may contact Rhino Toys, Inc. at 1-888-250-9969 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday to Friday, or by e-mail at moc.syotonihr|llacer#moc.syotonihr|llacer. You may also visit the Rhino Toys website.

How may were sold and where?

An estimated 840 of the recalled products were sold in Canada. n the United States, approximately 28,000 were sold.

The recalled products were sold from June 2010 to February 2011 in Canada. In the United States, the products were sold from April 2010 to December 2010.

These toys were manufactured in China. The manufacturer is Rhino Toys, Inc. of Santa Cruz, California.