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RECALL ALERT: Fun Stuff Recalls Children’s Toys Due to Choking Hazard
September 14, 2010 by U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Products: Click Armband Bracelets, Klick Klick Balls and BoBo Balls.

Units: About 14,400 Click Armband Bracelets, 7,900 Klick Klick Balls and 14,400 BoBo Balls

Distributor: Fun Stuff Inc., of Newport News, Va.

Hazard: The small balls on the end of the toy's arms can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. The toys were marketed for children age 3 and over. CPSC staff has designated these toys for children between the ages of 19 to 35 months.

Incidents/Injuries: CPSC has received one report of a ball detaching in a 21-month old girl's mouth in Charlotte, N.C. No medical treatment was required.

Description: The recalled bracelets and balls are made of stretchy, rubber material with hard plastic, colorful balls attached at the end of the toy's arms. The toys were sold with orange, green, pink, purple and blue colored balls. The BoBo balls have a flashing lighted ball encased in the stretchy material. The following item numbers are involved in this recall:

Toy | Item Number
Click Armband Bracelet | FS1842
Klick Klick Ball | FS1734
BoBo Ball | FS1814




Recalled armband bracelets

Click Armband Bracelets




Recalled Klick Klick balls

Klick Klick Balls




Recalled BoBo balls

BoBo Balls



The item number is located on the product packaging.

Sold at: Beach resort stores nationwide from January 2009 through August 2010 for between $2 and $5.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from young children and return them to the place of purchase or contact Fun Stuff to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Fun Stuff toll-free at (888) 386-7833 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at http://www.funstuffinc.net


See original article online at: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10341.html


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