What started out as a memento purchase, turned into a serious ordeal that could have cost a Washington pair $15,000. While visiting Vancouver recently Brandon Loo and Christopher Sweeney decided to bring home some treats for friends and family. The treat? Kinder Surprise eggs.
Tag: "Aspiration and Ingestion Hazards"
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Lakeshore Learning Materials, today announced a voluntary recall of about 18,500 Magnetic maze boards because the plastic wand can separate and expose a magnet that can be a choking hazard to children.
The CPSC has announced a voluntary recall of about 2,800 Pull-A-Long Friends Toucan™, Alligator™, and Sharky™ because the toy has wooden components that can break or come loose, posing a choking/aspiration hazard to young children.
This story sends a strong message to parents: Leave the magnets at the store! Haley Lents of Huntingburg underwent emergency intestinal surgery last month in Indianapolis after she swallowed pieces from her Mega Brands Magnetix MagnaCase set. She was taken to the emergency room for stomach pains, and an X-ray revealed the force from the [...]
Easter Safety Reminder: Kinder Eggs Banned In US Due To Choking, Aspiration Hazards to Young Children
The CPSC is reminding parents that Kinder Surprise Eggs are banned for sale in the United States because the toy surprise hidden inside can pose choking and aspiration hazards to children younger than 3 years of age. The Kinder eggs are hollow milk chocolate eggs about the size of a large hen’s egg in an [...]