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Guidecraft Recalls Twist 'n Sort Toys Due to Choking Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Twist and Sort Toys

Units: About 760

Manufacturer: Guidecraft Inc., of Winthrop, Minn.

Hazard: The small pegs on three of the four posts can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves Twist 'n Sort wooden toys. The toy has a square base, four posts and twelve primary-colored game pieces that can be arranged to fit over the posts. Product number "712" is printed on underside of base.

Sold at: Specialty toy stores and gift shops nationwide, catalogs and online from September 2009 through November 2010 for about $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys from children and contact Guidecraft to receive a replacement or another product of equal value.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Guidecraft toll-free at (888) 824-1308 between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.guidecraft.com

To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's Web site.

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