Recall: Stork Stack, Cork Stacker Block Sets
On 2014-02-26, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Stork Stack, Cork Stacker Block Sets due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2014 for about $30.
About 700 units are involved in this Harvest toy blocks recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st 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: (877) 394-7774
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What is the problem?
Small pieces of cork can break off the blocks, posing a choking hazard to young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves a three-piece cork block stacking toy. Each of the square cork blocks are a different size: 2 7/8 inch by 2 7/8 inch, 2 3/8 inch by 2 3/8 inch and 2 inch by 2 inch. All of the blocks are 1 1/2 inches tall. The blocks have black dots on the top. The packaging is labeled "6mo+" for use by children six months and older.
These items were sold new+ at exclusively online by StorkStack.com during January 2014 as part of the January Stork Stack subscription for about $30 for a total of five products.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cork block toys and contact A Harvest Company for instructions to return the block sets for a merchandise credit.
A Harvest Company toll-free at (877) 394-7774 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.aharvestcompany.com and click Cork Stacker Blocker Sets Recall for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received seven reports of cork pieces breaking off of the blocks, including two reports of children mouthing the cork pieces. No injuries have been reported.¬†
+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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