Toys R Us recalls a wiggle ball over a choking hazard

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Toys R Us recalls a wiggle ball over a choking hazardToys R Us announced it’s issuing a recall for the Bruin Wiggle Ball which poses a choking hazard. Customers are advised to return the toy immediately.

The wiggle ball has rubber knobs and plastic back which can detach from the ball creating a small part. That part is posing a choking hazard, NWEmail reports. C

Customers should immediately take the recalled Wiggle ball from babies and return the product to Babies R Us or Toys R Us for a refund.

“The blue ball has textured bumps for gripping and has orange, green and yellow rubber knobs around the ball,” Toys R Us said in the notice. “The ball wiggles, vibrates and plays three different musical tunes. It has an on/off switch and requires 3 AA batteries to operate.”

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said the balls were purchased between June 2016 and January 2017 for about $13, exclusively at Toys R Us. Of the 29,700 sold, around 3,000 of them were purchased in Canada. The impacted products are model number 5F6342E and also have the Toys “R” Us logo on them.

There are already six reports of the part breaking off and in four of these cases children had put the pieces in their mouths.

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