Recall Date: May 10, 2018
Recall Number: 18-153
Name of Product: Waterpede™ children’s bath toys
Hazard: The bath toy can break apart exposing small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Consumers should immediately take the bath toy away from young children and contact Munchkin for a free replacement bath toy of comparable value.
Consumer 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.
Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Munchkin-Recalls-Waterpede-Bath-Toys-Due-to-Choking-Hazard
Units: About 72,000
Description: 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.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of the toy breaking apart and exposing small beads. No injuries have been reported.
Sold 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.
Importer(s): Munchkin Inc., of Van Nuys, Calif.
Manufactured In: China