Munchkin Inc. has issued a nationwide recall for its Waterpede children’s bath toys after determining the products can pose a choking hazard to small children.
Details of the Munchkin Waterpede Recall
According to the CPSC, the recall affects 72,000 Munchkin Waterpede children’s bath toys that can break apart exposing small parts, posing a choking risk to young children.
Consumers should take the bath toys away from children immediately and contact Munchkin for a free replacement toy of a comparable value.
Recalled units were sold at Babies R Us, Target, and other stores nationwide and online at munchkin.com between September 2015 and January 2018. Individual units were sold for $5 to $8.
Description of the Recalled Bath Toys
The following information was provided by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC):
- The recalled bath toys are one piece, multi-colored Centipedes.
- The toy allows water to be scooped from the top, and flow through the chambers at the bottom.
- The bath toy is made of plastic and is marketed for children six-months and up.
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