The bath toy can break apart exposing small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children.
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.
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.
Babies R Us, Target, and other stores nationwide and online at munchkin.com from September 2015 through January 2018 for between $5 and $7.
Munchkin Inc., of Van Nuys, Calif.
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