Alex Toys Recalls Infant Building Play Sets Due to Choking Hazard

This recall involves three ALEX Jr. branded sets of infant building toys, the Baby Builder, model 1982, First Pops, model 1981P, and the First Snaps, model 1981S produced prior to November 2010. The sets include an assortment of plastic shapes in bright colors. The pieces are designed to be pulled, pushed, snapped and twisted and come in stackable plastic jars. They were sold in sets of 14 and 26 pieces.

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    Small parts of the plastic toy building sets can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
  • Remedy
    Refund
  • Incidents
    There have been 22 reports of the ends of small parts detaching from the building sets. No injuries have been reported.
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately take the recalled building sets away from children and contact ALEX for a prepaid shipping envelope to return the product(s). ALEX will send consumers a full refund upon receipt of returned sets.
  • Sold At
    Barnes & Noble and Land of Nod and online at www.Zulily.com.  The Baby Builders were sold from December 2009 through June 2016 for about $28, First Pops sold from March 2009 through June 2016 for about $18, and First Snaps distributed from March 2009 through October 2010 for about $18.
 
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