Aqua Dots Recalled

Date:
November 7, 2007
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
Spin Master
The Danger:
The chemical on the beads' coating that allows them to fuse together can turn toxic when ingested. Children who swallow the beads can become comatose, develop respiratory depression, or have seizures.
Description:
This recall involves about 4.2 million Aqua Dots kits. The toy is a craft kit that allows children to create various multidimensional designs using small colored beads. The beads fuse together when sprayed with water. The recall applies to all models of Aqua Dots. The product is available in various different kits with accessories such as a drying fan, applicator pen, design templates for the beads, and spray bottle. The product is labeled for ages 4+.
Sold At:
Mass merchandisers nationwide from April 2007 through November 2007 for between $17 and $30.
What To Do:
Take the recalled toy away from children immediately and contact Spin Master to return for free replacement beads or a toy of equal value. For more information, contact Spin Master at (800) 622-8339 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.aquadotsrecall.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08074.html

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