Sassy Inc. Recalls Refreshing Rings Infant Teethers/Rattles


The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled about 37,000 Refreshing Rings Infant Teethers/Rattles from importer Sassy Inc., of Kentwood, Mich.

Small pieces of the plastic ball can detach, posing an ingestion hazard. The company has received one report of pieces of the black plastic from the polka dot ball detaching while being chewed. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves Refreshing Rings infant teethers/rattles intended for babies ages three months and older. The product has a red, water-filled ring on one end and a black and white polka dot ball on the other end. The two ends of the rattles/teethers are connected by a black and white, flexible plastic rod with three floating rings. Style number 80026 is printed on the packaging.

This product was sold at merchandise and baby specialty stores nationwide between July 2009 and January 2011 for about $5.

Consumers should immediately take the teethers/rattles from children and contact Sassy Inc. for instructions on how to return the product for a free replacement toy.

For additional info, contact Sassy Inc. at (800) 323-6336 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at



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