Monkeez wrist rattle baby booties recall

On April 14, 2011 the Monkeez Wrist Rattle and Monkeez Baby Booties have been jointly recalled with Midwest-CBK Inc., Health Canada, and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC).

This recall involves the Monkeez Wrist Rattle and Monkeez Baby Booties by Midwest-CBK Inc.

The products affected include:

  • Monkeez Wrist Rattle Knitted yarn wrist rattle with a monkey head attached. It comes in multiple colors. UPC 7 38449 02699 1 Item number 026991
  • Monkeez Baby Booties Knitted yarn baby booties with monkey heads attached. It comes in multiple colors. UPC 7 38449 02698 4 Item number 026984

What is the danger?

The pom-pom on the top of the monkey head on both items can detach, when applying adequate tension on the pom-pom, and release small parts. This poses a choking hazard to children.

Midwest-CBK Inc. received one report in the United States that a pom-pom from a wrist rattle detached into the mouth of a six month-old; there was no reported of injury to the child.

At time of the recall Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these toys.

What should I do?

You should immediately take the affected toys away from young children and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

If you want more informaiton you may contact Midwest-CBK Inc. at 1-800-394-4225 extension 2771

How many were sold and where?

Approximately 624 of the Monkey Wrist rattles and 712 booties were sold in Canada at various retail stores.

In the United States, approximately 10,000 wrist rattles and 11,000 pairs of baby booties were sold.

These recalled products were sold from June 2009 to March 2011 in Canada and the United States.

The baby booties and wrist rattles were manufactured in China. The manufacturer is Midwest-CBK Inc. of Union City, Tennessee