About Kaleidoscope

Recall Date: 4/30/2015

This recall involves H-E-Buddy kaleidoscopes. The recalled kaleidoscopes are made of red plastic, about 5 ¾ inches long and 2 inches in diameter and have “H-E-Buddy” on the barrel.

Consumer Contact

H-E-Buddy Prize Line at (800) 399-0629 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT daily or online at www.bybranded.com and click on “HEBuddy Kaleidoscope recall information” for more information.


  • H-E-B and H-E-B Plus stores in Texas from April 1, 2015 to April 3, 2015 as a prize for accumulated purchase points.

Made In

  • China


  • Branded LLC, of Sammamish, Wash.

Category ID: 68364

Number of Units Sold: About 35,000


  • The end caps of the kaleidoscope can be removed and expose small parts that can come loose and pose a choking hazard to small children and internal components that pose a risk of laceration.


  • None reported.

Resolution, Remedy, Fix

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled kaleidoscopes, take them from children and return the kaleidoscopes to an H-E-B store for a refund of purchase points that can be used for another item.

Resolution Options

  • Refund

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Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2015/H-E-B-Recalls-Kaleidoscope-Toy