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Product name Rainbow Bell Baby Rattles
Description One model, item CT-8013, is multi-colored plastic with a handle of beads at one end and 4 bell-shaped noisemakers in a circle at the other end. The item is labeled, “CT Made in Taiwan.” The other model, item R0088013, has three bulbs attached to a handle by flexible stems. The two outside bulbs are shaped like the heads of chicks, the center bulb is oval shaped with a ridge around the circumference. Each bulb has a metal bell inside it. 
Problem The handles of both rattles are small enough to enter a child’s mouth and long enough to reach the back of the throat presenting a choking hazard to infants. The metal bells can also detach. 
Distribution Refer to CPSC Hotline (800) 638-2772. 
Company TDT Company, Los Angeles, California. 
Dates sold Item CT-8013 sold between January 1983 and July 1987. Item R008013 sold between July 1987 and January 1988. 
Date posted 01/04/2002 

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