2014

Cubetensils Children's Eating Utensils Recalled by Edoche Due to Choking Hazard

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Recall Summary

Name of Product: Children's spoon and fork sets

Hazard: The utensil's handle can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the utensils away from children and contact Edoche for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Edoche call collect at (774) 295-0170 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.edoche.com then click on About Us at the top of the page for more information. Customers can also send an email to info@edoche.com.

Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Cubetensils-Childrens Eating-Utensils-Recalled-by-Edoche

Recall Details

Units: About 1,100 sets

Description: This recall involves Edoche's Cubetensils sets of children's eating utensils. Each set consists of a spoon and a matching fork with stainless steel heads and plastic handles. The handle has three segments that rotate to create design combinations. The utensils are 5.75-inches long and were sold in seven different models/designs: alphabet, moon and stars, nature, princess, rockets, trucks and veggies. The sets come in a brown cardboard box with a clear viewing window in the front. "Edoche" is printed on the bottom of the utensils and "Stainless Steel China" is embossed on the metal heads.  The phrase "Not for children under 3" appears on the back of the product's packaging.  

Incidents/Injuries: Edoche has received one report of the utensil's handle detaching and a baby putting it in his/her mouth. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at: Major retailers and specialty stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and ebay.com from May 2012 through November 2013 for about $8 a set.

Importer: Edoche, Inc., of Seattle, Wash.

Manufactured in: China

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.  Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @OnSafety or by subscribing to CPSC's free e-mail newsletters.

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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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