Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–December 20, 2013. Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Children’s spoon and fork sets
Hazard: The utensil’s handle can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants.
Consumer Contact: Edoche call collect at (774) 295-0170 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.edoche.com then click on About Us at the top of the page for more information. Customers can also send an email to [email protected].
Units: About 1,100 sets
Description: This recall involves Edoche’s Cubetensils sets of children’s eatingutensils. Each set consists of a spoon and a matching fork with stainless steel heads and plastic handles. The handle has three segments that rotate to create design combinations. The utensils are 5.75-inches long and were sold in seven different models/designs: alphabet, moon and stars, nature, princess, rockets, trucks and veggies. The sets come in a brown cardboard box with a clear viewing window in the front. “Edoche” is printed on the bottom of the utensils and “Stainless Steel China” is embossed on the metal heads. The phrase “Not for children under 3” appears on the back of the product’s packaging.
Incidents/Injuries: Edoche has received one report of the utensil’s handle detaching and a baby putting it in his/her mouth. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the utensils away from children and contact Edoche for a full refund
Sold at: Major retailers and specialty stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and ebay.com from May 2012 through November 2013 for about $8 a set.
Importer: Edoche, Inc., of Seattle, Wash.
Manufactured in: China
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