Recall Alert“Buff Baby” Baby Rattles

Fred & Friends has issued a recall of its “Buff Baby” baby rattles.  Apparently, these baby rattles pose a “choking hazard to small children.”  According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, “the rattle’s end cap can separate, releasing small parts, posing a choking hazard to small children.”

Product Information:

  • Product Name: “Buff Baby” baby rattles
  • Distributor: Easy Aces, Inc. d/b/a Fred & Friends, of Cumberland, R.I.
  • Units: About 47,500 in the United States and 9,300 in Canada
  • Places Sold: 
    • Specialty toy and baby stores nationwide and in Canada
    • Online at
  • Dates Sold: October 2011 through June 2013
  • Price of Product: Between $7 and $10

Click to view pictures of the recalled “Buff Baby” baby rattles.

Injuries To Date:

  • There have been two reports of rattle caps separating.


If you or a loved one has purchased any of the aforementioned baby rattles, you should immediately take the rattle away from your child.  Furthermore, you should contact Fred & Friends to receive a full refund.

Additional Information:

For information on the recall, consumers can contact Fred & Friends at (877) 647-8644.  Consumers may also contact the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Hotline by calling (800) 638-2772.

What to Do if You or a Loved One Has Been Affected by a Recalled Product:

If your child has become injured as a result of the recalled Baby Rattles, they may be entitled to compensation. Here at, we have experienced attorneys specializing in products liability cases to help you if your child has been injured by a defective product or toy.  Most of the attorneys at offer free initial consultations, so it would be advantageous to speak to an attorney to discuss your potential legal claims.