Animal Figurines Pose Choking Hazard

Lakeshore Learning has recalled their Bristle Builders for Toddlers. If you have some, you'll want to see if they're part of this recall.

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Nearly 2,000 sets of Lakeshore Learning Materials' Bristle Builders for Toddlers are being recalled because of potential choking issues.

Recalled Lakeshore Learning Toddler ToysProduct description: This recall focuses on Lakeshore Learning's Bristle Builders for Toddlers playsets. The set was sold with 52 pieces and contained building pieces as well as three animal figurines — a yellow duck with a purple round base, a brown horse with a blue round base and a pink pig with a round green base. The building pieces include different shapes — circle, rectangle, square and triangle-shaped pieces — in different colors and it came with a green 8-inch by 4-1/2-inch rectangle base, which has production number EC559597 printed on it.

Where/when they were sold: These recalled building sets were sold through Lakeshore Learning Materials’ Early Childhood catalog and also online at from December 2013 to April 2014 for around $30.

Reason for the recall: The base of the three animal figurines can detach and pose a choking hazard for young children. There have been no injuries reported.

What you need to do: You should immediately take the three animal figurines away from your children and contact Lakeshore Learning Materials for a free replacement.

Company information: You can contact Lakeshore Learning Materials at (800) 428-4414 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or go online at and click on “Product Safety” to find out more information.

Photo credit: USCPSC

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