Target has announced a recall of about 82,000 rattles with sports themes that were made in China due to a choking hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced Oct. 2, 2007. The toys are in the shapes of a baseball, a football and a basketball, and they can break open releasing the beads inside. The rattles were sold in Target stores nationwide from March to May of this year.
The recalled toys have a tag reading “Reg. No. PA5706 (CN), Distributed by Double Nice Co Ltd. 3f-2 No 325, Wu Chuan Road Taichung, Taiwan, Made in China.
Thus far, no injuries from the rattles have been reported, but the rattles should be taken away from children immediately. Return the rattles to your nearest Target for a full refund. To find out more information about the rattle recall, please visit www.target.com or call 1.800.440.0680.
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