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BRIO recalls baby rattles

The wooden rings on the rattles can crack, posing a choking hazard

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BRIO of Sweden is recalling about 1,700 BRIO soft hammer rattles sold in the U.S. and Canada.

The wooden rings on the hammer rattles can crack, posing a choking hazard to children.

The firm has received seven reports of the wooden ring cracking. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves BRIO soft hammer baby rattle toys. They have a wooden handle with a white plastic teething ring at one end and a red, yellow, white and green hammer head at the other end.

BRIO is stamped on the hammer head. The rattle is about five inches long.

The rattles, manufactured in China, were sold at Home Goods, Kidding Around, Nordstrom and other specialty toy and mass retailer stores nationwide and online at from March 2015, through June 2017, for about $13.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled baby rattles and contact BRIO for instructions on how to receive a full refund or a replacement product of similar value.

Consumers may contact BRIO, through North American distributor Ravensburger, at and click on Recalls at the bottom of the page or call 800-886-1236 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for more information.

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