The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, along with Munchkin Inc., of Van Nuys, Calif., today announced a recall of about 72,000 Waterpede™ children’s bath toys because the bath toy can break apart exposing small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children.
The firm has received one report of the toy breaking apart and exposing small beads. No injuries have been reported.
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.
Consumers should immediately take the bath toy away from young children and contact 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 on how o receive a free replacement bath toy of comparable value.