Recall: Toys "R" Us Bruin Infant Wiggle Ball Toys
On 2017-10-05, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Toys "R" Us Bruin Infant Wiggle Ball Toys due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2016 for about $13.
About 30,000 units are involved in this Toys R Us ball toy recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 5th recall of products in the Other Miscellaneous Toys category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 6 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The wiggle ball's rubber knobs and plastic back can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Bruin Infant Wiggle Ball toys also called a giggle ball. The blue ball has textured bumps for gripping and has orange, green and yellow rubber knobs around the ball. The ball wiggles, vibrates and plays three different musical tunes. It has an on/off switch and requires 3 AA batteries to operate. The recalled wiggle balls have model number 5F6342E and Toys "R" Us printed on the product.
These items were sold new+ at Babies "R" Us and Toys "R" Us stores nationwide from June 2016 through January 2017 for about $13.
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 stop using the recalled balls, take them away from babies and return them to Babies "R" Us or Toys "R" Us for a full refund.
Toys "R" Us at 800-869-7787 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.toysrus.com and click on Product Recalls for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received six reports of rubber knobs breaking off, including four reports of pieces of the product found in children'smouths.
+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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