December 14, 2005

Maxim Enterprise Inc. Announces Recall of Mini Learning Cube Toy Sold at Target

Name of Product: Little Tree Mini Learning Cube

Units: About 12,000

Manufacturer/Importer: Maxim Enterprise Inc. of Lakeville, Mass.

Importer/Distributor: Target of Minneapolis, Minn.

Hazard: Small wooden pegs in the top corners of the toy can come loose posing a choking hazard to young children.

Description: The recalled learning cube is an 8-inch square wooden box with a different activity on each side, including an abacus, blocks with apples and bananas, shapes that can be moved in a zigzag cutout, and a blackboard. The wooden cover has spiral bead maze with wooden beads that slide up, down and around.

Sold at: Target stores nationwide from June 2005 through November 2005 for about $15.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled learning cube toy away from young children and return it to Target for a $15 giftcard plus applicable state tax.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Target at (800) 440-0680 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit Targetís Web site at