GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Vtech is recalling about 280,000 baby rattles that could pose a choking hazard to babies.

The recall is for the 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. The rattle sings when a button is switched on.

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

The company said it has received five reports of the ears breaking off the rattles but no injuries have been reported.

You should contact Vtech for a full refund or for a replacement product.

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