metal rod holding small beads on the cover of books can detach
metal rod holding small beads on the cover of books can detach

Hachette Book Recall : Metal rod holding small beads on the cover can detach

Hachette Book Group recalls 70,000 “Count my Kisses, 1, 2, 3” and “ReNo injuries have been reported. For more information, go the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Websited, Green, Blue, I Love You” books in the U.S. and Canada because they pose choking and laceration hazards. A metal rod holding small beads on the cover of books can detach and release small parts that present a choking hazard. A detached metal bar can expose a sharp edge posing a laceration hazard.

Count my Kisses, 1, 2, 3, ISBN: 978-0-316-13354-8, has five colored cylindrical wooden beads with printed hearts on the rod; and, 
Red, Green, Blue, I Love You, ISBN: 978-0-316-13353-1, has five colored circular wooden beads on the metal rod.

The books were sold at Barnes & Noble,, and other booksellers and retailers from June 2013 to August 2013 for about $8. Consumers can return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Federal law prohibits a person from selling or attempting to resell products subject to a voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

For more information, you can call Hachette Book Group at 888-965-5802 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. You can also go to or and click on the link in the Recall/Important Safety Notice box on the home page.

The CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. You can share your experience with the product on

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