CPSC: Waterpede Children's Bath Toys
On 2018-05-10, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding Waterpede Children's Bath Toys due to a potential Choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2015 for about $5 to $7.
About 70,000 units are involved in this Munchkin children's bath toys recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Bath Toys & Accessories category in 2018.
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What is the problem?
The bath toy can break apart exposing small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Munchkin's Waterpede bath toys. The one piece multi-colored Centipede-shaped toy allows water to be scooped from the top, and flows through the chambers of bottom. The bath toy is 100% plastic and is for children six months and up.
These items were sold new+ at Babies R Us, Target, and other stores nationwide and online at munchkin.com from September 2015 through January 2018 for between $5 and $7.
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 bath toy away from young children and contact Munchkin for a free replacement bath toy of comparable value.
Munchkin toll-free at 877-242-3134 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.munchkin.com, click on Help at the bottom of the page and then Recalls for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received one report of the toy breaking apart and exposing small beads. No injuries have been reported.
+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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