Be Amazing! Toys recalled 15,400 Monster Science and Super Star Science Colossal Water Balls in the United States and Canada because it is a serious ingestion hazard.
The soft and colorful product can be easily mistaken by a child for candy. When the marble-sized toy is ingested, it can expand inside a child’s body and cause intestinal obstructions, resulting in severe discomfort, vomiting, dehydration and could be life threatening. The toys do not show up on an x-ray and require surgery to be removed from the body.
No injuries have been reported. U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is aware of one incident with a similar water-absorbing polymer ball product in which an 8-month-old girl ingested the ball and it had to be surgically removed. For more information, go to the CPSC website.
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