Mini Stars Building Sets Recalled by Edushape Due to Choking Hazard

Plastic knobs can break from the center of the stars.

Recall date: July 07, 2011
Recall number: 11-272
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Mini Stars building sets


Plastic knobs can break from the center of the stars, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Edushape at (800) 404-4744 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at

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Recall Details


About 18,000 (additional star building sets were recalled in September 2010)


This recall involves Mini Stars building sets. The Mini Stars measure three inches in diameter and are made of opaque plastic. Each star has six circular knobs protruding from a ring-shaped center. Edushape only makes Mini Stars in red, green, yellow or blue colors which are included in this recall. The Mini Stars do not have any markings, codes or logos stamped into the plastic. They were sold in sets of 12, 24, 36, 48 and 72 pieces.


CPSC and Edushape have received two reports of the knobs breaking off from the center of the stars. No injuries have been reported.


Consumers should immediately take the recalled Mini Star building sets away from children and contact Edushape for a free replacement set or credit towards another Edushape product of equal or lesser value.

Sold at

Small retail stores nationwide, online at Toys R, and CSN on from January 2007 through December 2009 for between $10 and $50.


Edushape Ltd., of Deer Park, N.Y.

Manufactured in


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