Mini Stars Building Sets Recalled by Edushape Due to Choking Hazard

Recall date:July 7, 2011
Product Category:Toys

Mini Stars Building Sets Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in cooperation with Edushape Ltd., of Deer Park, N.Y. is announcing the recall of about 18,000 Mini Stars building sets (additional star building sets were recalled in September 2010).
Plastic knobs can break from the center of the stars, posing a choking hazard to young children.
CPSC and Edushape have received two reports of the knobs breaking off from the center of the stars. No injuries have been reported.


This recall involves the products listed below:

This recall involves Mini Stars building sets. The Mini Stars measure three inches in diameter and are made of opaque plastic. Each star has six circular knobs protruding from a ring-shaped center. Edushape only makes Mini Stars in red, green, yellow or blue colors which are included in this recall. The Mini Stars do not have any markings, codes or logos stamped into the plastic. They were sold in sets of 12, 24, 36, 48 and 72 pieces. Mini Stars building sets were sold at small retail stores nationwide, online at Toys R, and CSN on from January 2007 through December 2009 for between $10 and $50.
They were manufactured in China.

What can you do and whom to contact

  • Consumers should immediately take the recalled Mini Star building sets away from children and contact Edushape for a free replacement set or credit towards another Edushape product of equal or lesser value.
  • For additional information, contact Edushape at (800) 404-4744 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at
  • Click here to see the official recall

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