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 www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Hazard: If a child swallows the soft, marble-sized ball, it can expand inside the child’s body and cause intestinal obstructions, 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: The Monster Science Growing Spider toy sets, model 7280, contain one polymer spider and three “spider eggs” that can absorb up to 800 times their weight in water and grow up to eight times their original size.
Sold at: Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores from August 2011 to August 2013, Spirit Halloween stores from August to November 2011 and from August to November 2012, and Target stores from September to November 2012 for $3 to $5.
Remedy: Contact Be Amazing! Toys for a refund.
Contact: Call 877-798-9795 or visit www.beamazingtoys.com.