WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA9/CPSC)- Vera Bradley is voluntarily recalling Bear Ring Rattles and Bunny Stuffed Toys. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) "The pom-pom tail can detach from the body of the bear rattle and the bunny posing a choking hazard to young children."
According to the CPSC there have been no injuries reported; however, there have been two reports of the pom-pom tails detaching from the products.
The rattles and toys were sold at Vera Bradley retail stores, department stores and specialty gift shops and online at www.verabradley.com and other online stores from September 2012 to January 2014 for between $12 and $19.
Description: This recall involves all Vera Bradley Bear Ring Rattles and Bunny stuffed animal toys. The products are made of cotton and fleece. The bear ring rattle has a white teddy bear head, arms attached to an O-shaped body with a green, blue, brown and pink crisscross pattern design rattle. The bear ring rattle measures about 4.25 inches in diameter. The bunny is 10 inches tall from the top of its head to the bottom of its foot and was sold in three printed patterns. The "Bunny in Lilli Bell" has green vines with pink and orange flowers on the body, limbs and the back of the ears. The "Bunny in Lola" has a crisscross geometric pattern on the arms, legs and ears of the white headed bunny with a floral print body. The "Bunny in Tutti Frutti" has a green with a pink and yellow floral printed pattern fabric covering whole body. All of the recalled rattles and bunnies have a white pom-pom tail on the back of the item. The name Vera Bradley is marked on a tag attached to each item along with the following serial numbers:
Bear Ring Rattle
Consumers are advised to immediately take the items away from young children and return them to Vera Bradley for a full refund.
Contact information for Vera Bradley
Toll-free phone number: (888) 855-8372 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and 8:30 am to 5 pm ET Saturday and Sunday or
Online: www.verabradley.com and click on Product Recall for more information.