Monti Kids recalls Toy Box with Bins

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A small dowel can become exposed and detach from the toy box

Monti Kids of Orinda, Calif., is recalling about 1,500 Monti Kids Toy Box with Bins products.

A small dowel can become exposed and detach from the toy box, posing a choking hazard to young children.

The firm has received five reports of the small dowel being exposed after separating from the outer cabinet. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves the Box with Bins included in the Monti Kids’ Level 5 of the Monti Kids Program subscription box. The box is made of wood and has three bins colored blue, red, and yellow. The product measures approximately 13 x 5.5 x 5.5 inches.

This recall includes toys with lot numbers 0D41 and 1A41. The following text can be found on the bottom of the toy: "Montessori designs, Ethically Made in Vietnam, and ASTM CPSIA Safety Certified."

The products were sold online at from July 2021, through February 2022, for about $35 (Box with Bins) and about $300 (Level 5 Monti Kids Subscription Box toy set), respectively.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Box with Bins and contact Monti Kids for instructions to receive a $35 refund. The firm is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Consumers may contact Monti Kids by phone at (800) 674-3845 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (PT) Monday through Friday, by email at, or online for more information.

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