Toys R Us recalls rattle toy over choking fears

Jack Ridsdale

By Jack Ridsdale

March 8th 2017 at 11:25AM
UPDATED March 8th 2017 at 12:21PM
Toys R Us recalls rattle toy over choking fears

The Kids II Oball rattle has been found to feature a chamber containing small parts that can escape, causing a choking hazard.

Toys R Us has recalled up to 680,000 Kids II Orball rattles due to a choking hazard. 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has found that the small disc that contains beads inside the rattle can break causing the beads to escape. 42 people have reported that the disc has broken, the company also has heard of 2 instances in which children had the beads in their mouths, and 3 instances of children gagging on the beads.

The products in question are the Kids II, Inc. Oball Rattles 81031, sold to consumers after January 1 2016, with one chamber containing all orange beads and the following ‘T’ date codes: T3065, T0486, T1456, T2316 and T2856.