The bath toy can break apart exposing small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children.
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 for a free replacement bath toy of comparable value.
The firm has received one report of the toy breaking apart and exposing small beads. No injuries have been reported.
Munchkin Inc., of Van Nuys, Calif.
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