Infant building play sets recalled due to choking hazard

Posted at 11:44 PM, Aug 25, 2016

Alex Toys has recalled about 91,000 infant building play sets due to a choking hazard.

The recall involves three ALEX Jr. branded sets of infant building toys:

  • The Baby Builder
    • Model 1982
    • Sold from December 2009 through June 2016 for about $28


  • The First Pops
    • Model 1981P
    • Sold from March 2009 through June 2016 for about $18


  • The First Snaps
    • P0002073, P0001713, P0001330, P0000954, P0002107, P0001628, P0001009, P00000814, P0001948, P0001536, P0001098, P0001677, P0001427, P0000983   
    • Distributed from March 2009 through October 2010 for about $18.

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.

There have been 22 reports of the ends of small parts detaching from the building sets. No injuries have been reported.

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.