About Shake & Sing Elephant Rattles

Recall Date: 1/25/2018

This recall involves Vtech Shake and Sing Elephant rattle with model number 80-184800. The rattle has a purple elephant with yellow and blue ears at one end and a black and white plastic teething ring at the other end. VTech is stamped on the elephant. The rattle is about seven inches long and the number 1848 is printed on the back of the rattle adjacent to the battery door. The rattle sings when a button is switched on.

Consumer Contact

VTech at 800-521-2010 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at vtechkids.com and click on Support for more information or at https://www.vtechkids.com/support/support_form.


  • Walmart, Kmart, Meijer, Mills Fleet Farm, Seventh Avenue, and online at Amazon.com and zulily.com from November 2015 through November 2017 for about $8.


  • VTech Electronics Limited, of China

Made In

  • China


  • VTech Electronics North America LLC, of Arlington Heights, Ill.


  • VTech Electronics North America LLC, of Arlington Heights, Ill.

Number of Units Sold: About 280,000


  • The ears on the elephant rattles can break off, posing a choking hazard to young children.


  • Vtech has received five reports of the ears breaking off of the rattle. No injuries have been reported.

Resolution, Remedy, Fix

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled rattles and contact VTech for a full refund or credit for a replacement product.

Resolution Options

  • Refund

Report an incident with Shake & Sing Elephant Rattles

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Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/VTech-Recalls-Infant-Rattles-Due-to-Choking-Hazard