Scholastic recalls Shake Look Touch books due to choking hazard
Scholastic is recalling about 185,700 Shake Look Touch books due to a choking hazard.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the pom poms on the book can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
This recall involves the Shake Look Touch book, a plush book with touch and feel components for young children. The books measure 5.9 x 1.7 x 8.4 inches. The recalled books have pink and green pom poms attached to them with a string. Only books with the pom poms are included in this recall.
Consumers should immediately take the book away from young children and cut the pom poms off the book. Consumers can participate in the recall and receive a $10 gift card by registering online at www.recallrtr.com/slt, submitting a picture of the book and removed pom poms, and affirming that the removed pom poms will be disposed of in the trash. Consumers can use the book after removing and disposing of the pom poms.
Scholastic has received two reports of the pom poms detaching. No injuries have been reported.
The books were sold at Bookstores, specialty, big box stores and other stores nationwide and online at www.barnesandnoble.com, www.homegoods.com, www.booksamillion.com and other websites from January 2020 through April 2022 for about $13.
Consumers can contact Scholastic toll-free at 1-888-724-1872 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, online at www.recallrtr.com/slt or www.scholastic.com/slt or www.scholastic.com and click on “Product Safety” at the bottom of the page for more information.