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Cork Block Stacking Toys Recalled by A Harvest Company Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at StorkStack.com

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http//:www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov.

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Cork Stacker block sets

Hazard: Small pieces of cork can break off the blocks, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: A Harvest Company toll-free at (877) 394-7774 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.aharvestcompany.com and click Cork Stacker Blocker Sets Recall for more information. 

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Cork-Block-Stacking-Toys-Recalled-by-A-Harvest-Company/

Recall Details

Units: About 720 sets               

Description: This recall involves a three-piece cork block stacking toy. Each of the square cork blocks are a different size: 2 7/8 inch by 2 7/8 inch, 2 3/8 inch by 2 3/8 inch and 2 inch by 2 inch. All of the blocks are 1 ½ inches tall.  The blocks have black dots on the top. The packaging is labeled "6mo+" for use by children six months and older.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received seven reports of cork pieces breaking off of the blocks, including two reports of children mouthing the cork pieces. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cork block toys and contact A Harvest Company for instructions to return the block sets for a merchandise credit.

Sold exclusively online by: StorkStack.com during January 2014 as part of the January Stork Stack subscription for about $30 for a total of five products. 

Importer: A Harvest Company, of Huntley, Ill.    

Manufactured in: United States

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