Baby and gift and specialty stores nationwide and online at ManhattanToy.com from March 2011 through July 2011 for about $12.
The toy's U-shaped parts can break, posing a choking hazard.
About 3,300 in the United States and 145 in Canada
Consumers should take the rattles away from children immediately and return them to the store where purchased to receive a full refund.
For additional information, contact Manhattan Group at (800) 541-1345 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.manhattantoy.com