ALEX Toys recalls Alex Jr’s toys sets. This recall involves ALEX Toys Alex Jr. First Pops, First Snaps (made before November 2010) and Baby Builder toy sets. 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.
Set Model/item number UPC Batch Code
First Pops 1981P 731346198105 all
First Snaps (pre-November 2010) 1981S 731346198112
Baby Builder 1982 7313346198211 all
The batch code can be found on a sticker above the UPC code on the container.
Small parts may become separated from the toys posing a choking hazard for young children. Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of this product in Canada.
ALEX Toys, LLC has received 19 reports related to the separation of small parts associated with the pre–November 2010 building sets, 2 of which occurred in Canada; and 3 reports of separations associated with the post–November 2010 building sets. No injuries were reported.
For some tips to help consumers choose safe toys and to help them keep children safe when they play with toys, see the General Toy Safety Tips.
Approximately 2,225 units of ALEX Jr. First Pops, 2,732 units of ALEX Jr. Baby Builder and 664 units of ALEX Jr. First Snaps were sold in Canada. Approximately, 39,200 units of ALEX Jr. First Pops, 33,100 units of ALEX Jr. Baby Builder and 19,000 units of ALEX Jr. First Snaps were sold in the United States.
The recalled First Pops were sold from March 2009 to June 2016. The recalled Baby Builder sets were sold from December 2009 to June 2016. The recalled First Snaps products were distributed from March 2009 to October 2010.
(Source: Government of Canada)