|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 14, 2010
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 386-7833
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Fun Stuff Recalls Children's Toys Due to Choking Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Products: Click Armband Bracelets, Klick Klick Balls and BoBo Balls.
Units: About 14,400 Click Armband Bracelets, 7,900 Klick Klick Balls and 14,400 BoBo Balls
Distributor: Fun Stuff Inc., of Newport News, Va.
Hazard: The small balls on the end of the toy's arms can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. The toys were marketed for children age 3 and over. CPSC staff has designated these toys for children between the ages of 19 to 35 months.
Incidents/Injuries: CPSC has received one report of a ball detaching in a 21-month old girl's mouth in Charlotte, N.C. No medical treatment was required.
Description: The recalled bracelets and balls are made of stretchy, rubber material with hard plastic, colorful balls attached at the end of the toy's arms. The toys were sold with orange, green, pink, purple and blue colored balls. The BoBo balls have a flashing lighted ball encased in the stretchy material. The following item numbers are involved in this recall:
|Click Armband Bracelet
|Klick Klick Ball
The item number is located on the product packaging.
Sold at: Beach resort stores nationwide from January 2009 through August 2010 for between $2 and $5.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from young children and return them to the place of purchase or contact Fun Stuff to receive a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Fun Stuff toll-free at (888) 386-7833 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.funstuffinc.net
Click Armband Bracelets
Klick Klick Balls
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov
CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals - contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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