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Alex Toys Recalls Infant Building Play Sets Due to Choking Hazard

  • Baby Builder.
  • First Pops
  • First Snaps
  • First Snaps batch code location
Name of Product:
Plastic toy building sets
Hazard:

Small parts of the plastic toy building sets can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
August 23, 2016
Units:
About 91,000
Consumer Contact

ALEX toll-free at 844-310-6691 anytime or online at www.alexbrands.com and click on the “Recall Information” link beneath the carousel for more information.

Recall Details

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled building sets away from children and contact ALEX for a prepaid shipping envelope to return the product(s). ALEX will send consumers a full refund upon receipt of returned sets.

Incidents/Injuries:

There have been 22 reports of the ends of small parts detaching from the building sets. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Barnes & Noble and Land of Nod and online at www.Zulily.com.  The Baby Builders were sold from December 2009 through June 2016 for about $28, First Pops sold from March 2009 through June 2016 for about $18, and First Snaps distributed from March 2009 through October 2010 for about $18.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

ALEX Toys, New Jersey

Recall number:
16-248
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