Guidecraft Recalls Twist ‘n Sort Toys Due to Choking Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Recall date: October 20, 2011
Recall number: 12014

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Twist and Sort Toys


The small pegs on three of the four posts can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Guidecraft toll-free at (888) 824-1308 between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at

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Recall Details


About 760


This recall involves Twist ‘n Sort wooden toys. The toy has a square base, four posts and twelve primary-colored game pieces that can be arranged to fit over the posts. Product number “712” is printed on underside of base.


None reported.


Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys from children and contact Guidecraft to receive a replacement or another product of equal value.

Sold at

Specialty toy stores and gift shops nationwide, catalogs and online from September 2009 through November 2010 for about $20.


Guidecraft Inc., of Winthrop, Minn.

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