Toys"R"Us recalls Bruin Infant Wiggle Ball (AKA Giggle Ball)

Starting date:
October 5, 2017
Posting date:
October 5, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Choking Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-64740

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Toys"R"Us

Affected products

Bruin Infant Wiggle Ball AKA Giggle Ball

Product description

This recall involves Bruin Infant Wiggle Ball (also known as Giggle Ball). The recalled wiggle ball has model number 5F6342E and Toys"R"Us is printed on the product.

Hazard identified

The wiggle ball's rubber knobs and plastic back can detach from the ball, creating a small part, posing a choking hazard.

As of September 25, 2017, the company has received no reports of parts detaching and no reports of injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 6 reports of rubber knobs breaking off, and no reports of injuries.

For some tips to help consumers choose safe toys and to help them keep children safe when they play with toys, see the General Toy Safety Tips.

Number sold

Approximately 2,985 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 29,715 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from September 2016 through January 2017 at Toys"R"Us and Babies"R"Us stores in Canada and from June 2016 through January 2017 in United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Toys“R”Us Canada Ltd.
Concord
CANADA
Manufacturer
HONG KONG KINGMARK INTERNATIONAL TRADING LIMITED
Kowloon
HONG KONG

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What you should do

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

For more information, consumers can contact Toys"R"Us at 1-800-869-7787 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the company's web site and click on Product Recalls for more information.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.


This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.