Hachette Book Group Recalls Children's Books Due To Choking and Laceration Hazards PR Newswire WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2013 WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Recall Summary Name of Product: Children's books titled "Count my Kisses, 1, 2, 3" and "Red, Green, Blue, I Love You" Hazard: A metal rod holding small beads on the cover of books can detach and release small parts that present a choking hazard. A detached metal bar can expose a sharp edge posing a laceration hazard. Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled books away from children and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumer Contact: Hachette Book Group at (888) 965-5802 from 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.hachettebookrecall.com or www.hachettebookgroup.com and click on the link in the Recall/Important Safety Notice box on the home page for more information. Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Hachette-Book-Group-Recalls-Childrens-Books/ Recall Details Units: About 70,000 Description: The board-shaped children's books have cut out covers that serve as a handle and include an embedded bar in the handle with beads for children to play with. "Ages 3+" is printed on the back covers and the ISBN numbers are also on the back covers near the bar code. Two titles are included: Count my Kisses, 1, 2, 3, ISBN: 978-0-316-13354-8, has five colored cylindrical wooden beads with printed hearts on the rod; and, Red, Green, Blue, I Love You, ISBN: 978-0-316-13353-1, has five colored circular wooden beads on the metal rod. Incidents/Injuries: None reported Sold at: Barnes & Noble, online at Amazon.com and by other booksellers and retailers from June 2013 to August 2013 for about $8. Importer: Hachette Book Group, Inc., New York, N.Y. Manufactured in: China The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov. Note:Health Canada's press release is available athttp://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/35527r-eng.php Media Contact Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests. Phone: (301) 504-7908 Spanish: (301) 504-7800 CPSC Consumer Information Hotline Use this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall: 800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054) Times: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime Hotline can be used to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products. SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Website: http://www.cpsc.gov
Hachette Book Group Recalls Children's Books Due To Choking and Laceration Hazards
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