Recall: Klick Klick Balls and BoBo Balls
On 2010-09-14, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Klick Klick Balls and BoBo Balls due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2009 for about $2 to $5.
About 20,000 units are involved in this Fun Stuff balls recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Toy Balls category in 2010.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 386-7833
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What is the problem?
The small balls on the end of the toy's arms can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. The toys were marketed for children age 3 and over. CPSC staff has designated these toys for children between the ages of 19 to 35 months.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled balls are made of stretchy, rubber material with hard plastic, colorful balls attached at the end of the toy's arms. The toys were sold with orange, green, pink, purple and blue colored balls. The BoBo balls have a flashing lighted ball encased in the stretchy material.
Note: Bracelets made by the same company with similar materials were recalled at the same time. Find information about the recalled bracelets here.
The following item numbers are involved in this recall:
|Click Armband Bracelet||FS1842|
|Klick Klick Ball||FS1734|
The item number is located on the product packaging.
These items were sold new+ at Beach resort stores nationwide from January 2009 through August 2010 for between $2 and $5.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from young children and return them to the place of purchase or contact Fun Stuff to receive a full refund.
For additional information, contact Fun Stuff toll-free at (888)386-7833 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.funstuffinc.net
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
CPSC has received one report of a ball detaching in a 21-month old girl's mouth in Charlotte, N.C. No medical treatment was required.
Note: It is assumed that this incident was related to a similar product recalled at the same time.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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