The Styrofoam used to fill the book binding can detach, posing a choking or aspiration hazard to infants and young children.
This recall involves about 15,100 (and an additional 865 in Canada) miniature children's paperboard books with plastic handles designed as baby rattles. They include "Animals" (item number 059174), "Numbers" (item number 059175) and "Colors" (item number 059176). The books were also sold as a three-book set (item number 059173). The name "Gund" and the item number are located on the back of the books. The books measure 4 1/2 inches by 7 inches.
Gift and specialty stores nationwide from January 2009 through March 2010 for about $8 and $20 for the set.
What To Do:
Immediately take the books away from young children and contact Gund for a free replacement product. For more information, contact Gund at (800) 436-3726 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit www.gund.com
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