"Plastic knobs can break from the center of the stars, posing a choking hazard to young children."
Recall date:
July 7, 2011
"About 18,000 (additional star building sets were recalled in September 2010)"

Recall Details


This recall involves Mini Stars building sets. The Mini Stars measure three inches in diameter and are made of opaque plastic. Each star has six circular knobs protruding from a ring-shaped center. Edushape only makes Mini Stars in red, green, yellow or blue colors which are included in this recall. The Mini Stars do not have any markings, codes or logos stamped into the plastic. They were sold in sets of 12, 24, 36, 48 and 72 pieces.


Consumers should immediately take the recalled Mini Star building sets away from children and contact Edushape for a free replacement set or credit towards another Edushape product of equal or lesser value.


CPSC and Edushape have received two reports of the knobs breaking off from the center of the stars. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Small retail stores nationwide, online at Toys R Us.com, Amazon.com and CSN on walmart.com from January 2007 through December 2009 for between $10 and $50.


Edushape Ltd., of Deer Park, N.Y.

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