Kid O Products Recalls Wooden Puzzles Due to Choking Hazard

The knobs attached to the puzzle fruits can come loose.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 10, 2011
Release #11-165
Firm's Recall Hotline: (212) 366-5858
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Kid O Products Recalls Wooden Puzzles Due to Choking Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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.

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 1/2 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

Picture of recalled Wooden Puzzle