Kid O Products Recalls Wooden Puzzles Due to Choking Hazard

Mar 10, 2011, 14:46 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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.  It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Name of product: Wooden fruit puzzles

Units: About 1,400 units

Importer: Kid O Products, LLC of Perth Amboy, N.J.

Hazard: The knobs attached to the puzzle fruits can come loose, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves wooden puzzles that consist of a board and four pieces representing an orange, a plum, a pear and an apple. Each piece of fruit has a wooden knob. The puzzle board measures 12 x 4.5 x ½ inches. "Grouping Objects – Fruit" and style number 10307 can be found on the packaging.

Sold at: Specialty children's stores nationwide from November 2010 through February 2011 for about $12.

Manufactured in: China.

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately take the recalled puzzles away from children and return them to the retail store where they purchased it for a full refund. Consumers can also contact Kid O Products for instructions on how to mail the product to receive a full refund.  

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Kid O Products collect at

(212) 366-5858 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.kidoproducts.com.

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11165.html

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 it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx

Firm's Recall Hotline: (212) 366-5858

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772



SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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