Primark Recalls Baby Rattles Due to Risk of Choking and Ingestion Hazards

Recall Date: December 7, 2023

Recall Number: 24049

Recalled Primark 'DTR M&M Maracas' baby rattles

Recalled Primark 'Wooden Music Shaker' baby rattles

Potential Risks or Issues

This recall involves the Primark baby rattles, “Wooden Music Shaker” and “DTR M&M Maracas”. The baby rattles were sold in yellow, red, light green, and light blue colors. The red baby rattle has a “Minnie Mouse” image on it, and the yellow baby rattle has a “Mickey Mouse” image on it. The numbers 7495201 (Wooden Music Shaker) or 5311101 (DTR M&M Maracas) are printed on the product packaging.

The bottom portion of the recalled baby rattles can detach, posing choking and/or ingestion hazards.

Has Anyone Been Injured?

The firm has received five reports of the rattles breaking apart in the United Kingdom. No injuries have been reported.

About the Recall

Primark U.S. Corp., of Boston, has issued a voluntary recall of their baby rattles due to the risk of choking and ingestion hazards. The recall was announced on December 7, 2023.

Where to Find Unique Identification of this Product

The unique identification numbers for the recalled baby rattles are 7495201 (Wooden Music Shaker) and 5311101 (DTR M&M Maracas). These numbers can be found on the product packaging.

How Many Units Are Affected?

Approximately 1,380 units of the recalled baby rattles are affected.

Affected Batch/Date Range

The baby rattles were sold from March 2021 through August 2023.

Who is the Distributor(s)?

The distributor of the recalled baby rattles is Primark U.S. Corp., of Boston.

Places Where Recalled Product was Sold

The recalled baby rattles were sold at Primark U.S. stores located in the northeast region, Florida, Maryland, and Chicago.

Where was This Manufactured?

The recalled baby rattles were manufactured in China.

Actions for Consumers

Consumers who have purchased the recalled baby rattles should immediately take them away from children, stop using them, and return them to a Primark store for a full refund.

Remedy Process

Primark U.S. is offering a full refund for the returned baby rattles.

Additional Information

For more information about the recall, consumers can contact Primark U.S. collect at 617-946-3236 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. They can also visit the official recall page at or the Primark website at and click on “Recall” at the bottom of the page.

Regulatory Compliance

This recall is being conducted in compliance with the regulations set by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

How Can I Protect Myself From Falling Victim?

  • Check the product packaging for the unique identification numbers (7495201 or 5311101) to determine if your baby rattle is affected by the recall.
  • If you have purchased one of the recalled baby rattles, immediately stop using it and return it to a Primark store for a full refund.
  • Keep an eye out for any updates or announcements regarding the recall to ensure the safety of your child.

Final Thought

It is crucial for consumers to be aware of product recalls and take the necessary steps to ensure the safety of themselves and their loved ones. By staying informed and following the instructions provided by the manufacturer, consumers can protect themselves from potential hazards.