|Office of Information and Public Affairs||Washington, DC 20207|
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 440-0680
Importer: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn.
Hazard: The recalled rattles can break open releasing the small beads inside, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled rattles were sold in three styles: a white baseball with red stitching, a brown football with white stitching, and an orange basketball with black stitching. The tag sewn into the rattle contains: "Reg. No. PA5706(CN), Distributed by Double Nice Co Ltd. 3f-2 No. 325, Wu Chuan Road, Taichung, Taiwan, Made in China."
Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide from March 2007 through May 2007 for about $1.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled rattles away from young children immediately and return them to any Target store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Target at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.target.com