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Popular children’s toy sold on Amazon recalled due to choking hazard

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We have another urgent safety alert for parents to know. A toy sold exclusively on Amazon has a component that may malfunction. As a result, a small white ball may be released, posing a choking hazard to young children. Addo Play has issued a recall for the Amazon Toy: Early Learning Center’s Little Senses Lights & Sounds Shape Sorter.

Fortunately, so far there have been no reported incidents or injuries related to the faulty Amazon toy. But parents should stop using it immediately to avoid any accidents.

Amazon Toy Recall

Addo Play has sold the Early Learning Center Little Senses Lights & Sounds Shape Sorter exclusively on Amazon. Approximately 9,300 units are part of the recall. U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Recall Report Available on this link.

Children ages 6-36 months can play with the Little Senses Light and Sound Shape Sorter from the Early Learning Center. The set has a white and gray base. It contains six colorful pieces of different shapes. It has lights, makes sounds and plays music.

The red/transparent cube in the set may detach or detach during use. The cube contains a small white ball, which falls if the cube breaks and creates a choking hazard.

The image below should help explain where the choking hazard comes from.

Reminder of the Amazon toy set: the red cube that can break. Image sources: CPSC

Parents looking to determine if their set is part of the recall should look for the following indicators on the product:

  • article number on the base of the main unit: 82756
  • lot codes based on main unit: 1420WB01 May 21, 2020 and 3280WB01 November 23, 2020

The company sold the toy in this recall through Amazon from October 2020 to August 2022 for around $25.

Reminder of the Amazon toy set: the base unit and various parts inserted into it.
Reminder of the Amazon toy set: the base unit and various parts inserted into it. Image sources: CPSC

what you should do

Buyers who purchased the Little Senses Lights & Sounds Shape Sorter from the Early Learning Center should remove the toy from their children. Addo Play also asks parents to stop using the red cube and discard the product. The recall report notes that the toy set is safe to use without the red cube. It is therefore a solution to eliminate the risk of choking.

The official remedy is a replacement for the red cube which can break. Although consumers may have purchased the toy from Amazon, Addo Play will handle the replacement process.

Amazon Toy Set Recall: Early Learning Center Little Senses Lights and Sounds Shape Sorter Set - Box and Toys.
Amazon Toy Set Recall: Early Learning Center Little Senses Lights and Sounds Shape Sorter Set – Box and Toys. Image sources: CPSC

Customers who own the toy set should contact the company using the information available at CPCS. Additionally, Addo Play has created a page for the Amazon Toy Recall on this link which offers contact information.

Finally, parents should also be aware of a recent stroller recall involving units that have faulty breaks.