Toys “R” Us Bruin Wiggle Ball Toy Recall [Australia]


Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Toys "R" Us Bruin Wiggle Ball Toy Recall [Australia]Toys “R” Us recalls some/certain batch/lots of Bruin Wiggle Ball due to suspected component detachment and consequential risk of choking, oral injury, ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/Rxtq30fVpNX

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/toys-r-us-bruin-wiggle-ball

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Wiggle Ball Toys are subject to this recall:

  • Bruin Wiggle Ball Toys, playthings intended for children six (6) months and up. The recalled Toys are also called, “Giggle Balls” and are sold with a product number of SKN 12766. The blue Ball has textured bumps for gripping and has orange, green and yellow rubber knobs around the ball. The Ball wiggles, vibrates and plays three different musical tunes and is powered by three (3) AAA batteries.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, APNs, or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the ACCC, the recalled Wiggle Ball’s rubber knobs and plastic back can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants. In the US, the firm has received six (6) reports of rubber knobs breaking off, including four (4) reports of pieces of the product found in children’s mouths. In addition, the batteries may pose a choking hazard to young children.

Parents should immediately take the Wiggle Balls away from babies and return them to a Babies “R” Us or Toys “R” Us store for a full refund.

==> Small “button” batteries pose special ingestion risks to small children. Devices using them in the home or school should be closely examined and monitored for any breakage or other unintended access that could allow these batteries to be swallowed or otherwise ingested.

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==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning products that pose an Ingestion hazard, please search for “ingestion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

This Toy has been recalled in other countries, specifically the United States and Canada, to see all notifications related to this recall, please search for “Wiggle Ball” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2017/16369
Recalls Direct RIN: 9325-2017
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