The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed.
Units: About 4.2 million
Distributor: Spin Master, of Toronto, Canada
Hazard: Children who swallow the beads can become comatose or have seizures.
Incidents/injuries: CPSC received two reports of children vomiting after swallowing beads and then slipping into a coma. Both were hospitalized.
Description: The beads in this craft kit fuse together when sprayed with water. The product is available in various kits with accessories such as a drying fan, applicator pen, design templates for the beads and spray bottle.
Sold at: Mass merchandisers nationwide from April through November 2007 for $17 to $30.
Remedy: Contact Spin Master for instructions on returning the product for free replacement beads or a toy of equal value.
Contact: Call 800-622-8339 or visit www.aquadotsrecall.com.