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Recall: Guidecraft Twist and Sort Toys

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On 2011-10-20, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Guidecraft Twist and Sort Toys due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2009 for about $20.

About 800 units are involved in this Guidecraft sort toy recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 2nd recall of products in the Sorting & Stacking / Building category in 2011. Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls, involving about 400,000 product units.

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Guidecraft Twist and Sort Toys
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Company Contact Information:

Website: www.guidecraft.com
Phone: (888) 824-1308

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What is the problem?

The small pegs on three of the four posts can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

How can I tell if I own this product?

This recall involves Twist 'n Sort wooden toys. The toy has a square base, four posts and twelve primary-colored game pieces that can be arranged to fit over the posts. Product number "712" is printed on underside of base.

These items were sold new+ at Specialty toy stores and gift shops nationwide, catalogs and online from September 2009 through November 2010 for about $20.

What should I do if I own this recalled product?

First, stop using the item.

Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.

The CPSC provides the following remedy information:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys from children and contact Guidecraft to receive a replacement or another product of equal value.

For additional information, contact Guidecraft toll-free at (888)824-1308 between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.guidecraft.com

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

None reported.

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+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.

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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.