Recall Alert: Baby Shark Toys Recalled Over Injury Hazards
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced a recall of 7.5 million Baby Shark toys manufactured by Zuru. The recall is due to safety concerns regarding a hard plastic fin on the toys that pose a risk of impalement, cuts, or puncture injuries to children.
The injuries can occur if a child slips, falls, or sits on the fin while playing in a wading pool or bathtub.
The recall affects two types of Baby Shark bath toys. 6.5 million Robo Alive Junior Baby Shark toys and 1 million Mini Baby Shark toys.
The full-sized toys have a hard plastic top fin and are approximately 7 inches long from nose to tail.
They were sold in yellow, pink, or blue, both individually and in three packs. The toys have a raised letter area on the bottom with model number #25282. And a date code ranging from DG20190501 through DG20220619.
The mini toys, also with swimming capabilities but without singing features. They are about 4 inches long and were sold in pink, yellow, or blue. They have a raised letter panel on the bottom with model numbers: #7163, #7175, #7166, or #25291. And date codes ranging from DG2020615 through DG2023525.
Baby Shark Toys Ensuring Safety and Compliance
If you own any of the recalled Baby Shark Toys, it is advised to contact Zuru to initiate a refund process. For each full-size toy, you will receive a refund of $14, and for each mini toy, $6. Owners of the full-sized toy are instructed to cut the tail and mark the toy and its code as “recalled” upon registration.
Owners of the mini shark toy should bend the tail instead of cutting it. Additionally, owners need to provide a photo showing the marked and damaged toy. The refund will be issued via a prepaid virtual Mastercard.
To ensure the safety of children, it is crucial to follow the recall instructions provided by Zuru and the CPSC.
Return the recalled Baby Shark toys promptly and take the necessary steps to mark and damage the toys as instructed. By doing so, you can help prevent potential injuries and ensure a full refund.
The recall of 7.5 million Baby Shark toys has been announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) due to the risk of impalement, cuts, and puncture injuries posed by the hard plastic fin.
The recall affects both full-sized and mini Baby Shark bath toys manufactured by Zuru. Owners of the recalled toys are urged to contact Zuru to initiate the refund process and follow the instructions for marking and damaging the toys.
Ensuring compliance with the recall will help protect children from potential injuries and facilitate a full refund.