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RECALL: 28,000 Rattles by Rhino Toys Due to Choking Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Rhino Toys Inc., today announced a voluntary recall of about 28,000(14,000 in the United States and 14,000 in Canada) OBall Links & Mini Rattles™because the hard plastic C-links on both ends of the rattles’ soft plastic chain can break, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Rhino Toys has received one report of a broken C-link. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves infant rattles called OBall Links & Mini Rattles™. The soft plastic OBall is 2 1/2 inches in diameter and has beads inside a small plastic bubble that make the rattle sound. The OBall is attached to a 7 1/2 inch soft plastic chain by C-shaped plastic links on both ends. “OBall” is stamped into the top of the plastic chain.

Consumers should immediately take the recalled rattle away from children and contact Rhino Toys at (888) 250-9969 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at to receive a full refund.

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