Hachette Book Group Recalls Children’s Books Due To Choking and Laceration Hazards

The recalled children's board books are "Count My Kisses, 1, 2, 3" and "Red, Green, Blue, I Love You."

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: Tháng Chín 11, 2013
Recall number: 13-284
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Children's books titled “Count my Kisses, 1, 2, 3” and “Red, Green, Blue, I Love You”

Hazard:

A metal rod holding small beads on the cover of books can detach and release small parts that present a choking hazard. A detached metal bar can expose a sharp edge posing a laceration hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Hachette Book Group at (888) 965-5802 from 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.hachettebookrecall.com or www.hachettebookgroup.com and click on the link in the Recall/Important Safety Notice box on the home page for more 

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/35527r-eng.php
Units

About 70,000

Description

The board-shaped children’s books have cut out covers that serve as a handle and  include an embedded bar in the handle with beads for children to play with. “Ages 3+” is printed on the back covers and the ISBN numbers are also on the back covers near the bar code. Two titles are included:
Count my Kisses, 1, 2, 3, ISBN: 978-0-316-13354-8, has five colored cylindrical wooden beads with printed hearts on the rod; and,
Red, Green, Blue, I Love You, ISBN: 978-0-316-13353-1, has five colored circular wooden beads on the metal rod.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Consumers should immediately take the recalled books away from children and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Sold at

Barnes & Noble, online at Amazon.com and by other booksellers and retailers from June 2013 to August 2013 for about $8.

Importers

Hachette Book Group, Inc., New York, N.Y. 

Manufactured in

China

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