Recall: Lakeshore Learning Materials Lakeshore Bristle Builders for Toddlers
On 2014-05-22, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Lakeshore Learning Materials Lakeshore Bristle Builders for Toddlers due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in December 2013 for about $30.
About 2,000 units are involved in this Lakeshore Learning Materials blocks 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 2014.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 400,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 428-4414
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What is the problem?
The base of the three animal figures can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recall includes the Bristle Builders for Toddlers sets sold with 52 plastic pieces consisting of building pieces and three animal figures. The animal figures include a yellow duck with a purple round base, a brown horse with a blue round base and a pink pig with a round green base. The building pieces include circle, rectangle, square and triangle-shaped pieces in different colors with a green 8" by 4.5" rectangle base. Pieces are covered with plastic bristle pegs which allow all the pieces to connect. Production number EC559597 is printed on the smooth side of the green baseplate.
These items were sold new+ at Lakeshore retail stores, Lakeshore Learning Materials' Early Childhood catalog and online at www.lakeshorelearning.com from December 2013 to April 2014 for about $30.
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 three animal figures away from children and contact the company to receive a free replacement set of the three animal figures.
Lakeshore Learning Materials at (800) 428-4414 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.lakeshorelearning.com and click on "Product Safety" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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