Company recalls thousands of children’s toys because of choking risk

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Thousands of ALEX Jr. toys for infants have been recalled because the company said they could pose a choking hazard for children.

The recall affects about 91,000 units and includes ALEX Jr. Baby Builder, First Pops and First Snaps.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, there have been 22 reports of small parts detaching from building sets. No injuries have been reported.

The CPSC said the toys were available at Barnes & Noble, Land of Nod and The company said parents should stop using the products immediately and keep them away from children.

Baby Builders were sold from December 2009 through June 2016 and retailed at $28. First Pops were available from March 2009 through June 2016 and cost $18. First Snaps were sold from March 2009 through October 2010, also for $18.

Anyone who bought the products can call ALEX toll-free at 844-310-6691 or visit the company’s website for more information about getting a refund.

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