Specialty toy and baby stores nationwide, in Canada, and online at www.manhattantoy.com from September 2011 through March 2012 for about $15.
The clear spheres on each end of the rattle can break, releasing small parts, posing a choking hazard to small children.
About 3,000 in the United States and 150 in Canada
Consumers should immediately take these rattles away from young children and return it to the store where purchased for a full refund.
For additional information, contact Manhattan Group toll-free 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