The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s searchable online product safety database at A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at


Units: About 3,500

Hazard: When the bead is ingested, it expands and can cause intestinal obstructions inside a child’s body, resulting in severe pain, vomiting, dehydration or death. The toys do not show up on an X-ray, and surgery must be used to remove them.

Description: Cosmo Beads Jumbo Size Colorful Water Balls and Jumbo Multipurpose Colorful Water Balls are water-absorbing beads that when placed in water will grow to the size of a racquetball. Cosmo Beads Jumbo Size were sold as single packets of beads in clear, green, purple, red and mixed colors. Each packet contains a variety of bead sizes. Jumbo Multipurpose came in three packets per set. Each packet contains beads with one size and came in clear, dark purple and orange colors.

Sold at:, and from June 2011 through August 2013 for $2 to $20.

Remedy: Contact Eco-Novelty for a refund.

Contact: Call 231-222-4200 or email