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Water-Absorbing Polymer Balls

Description: This recall involves marble-sized toys that absorb water and grow up to 400 times their original size. They were sold as Monster Science Colossal Water Balls (model #7255) and Super Star Science! Colossal Water Balls (model #7704). Monster Science packages contain eight balls and "Growth Powder." Super Star Science! packages contain five balls. The balls were sold in an assortment of blue, green, orange, purple, red, yellow or clear colors. The "Be Amazing! Toys" star logo, "Ages 8+", the name of the toy, "Colossal Water Balls" and a warning not to use without adult supervision are on the front of each product's packaging. Model numbers are printed on the back of the packaging. [Learn More]

About 14,200 in the United States and 1,200 in Canada units were affected by this recall.

Water-Absorbing Polymer Balls
Be Amazing! Toys Recalls Monster Science and Super Star Science Colossal Water Balls Due to Serious Ingestion Hazard

Monster Science and Super Star Science! Colossal Water Balls. Water-absorbing polymer balls can grow to 400 times their original size.

Water-Absorbing Polymer Balls Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date07/31/2013
Recall ID1431
Recall Number13254
Product TypeToy Balls
HazardThe 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.
InjuriesNone reported. CPSC 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.
RemedyConsumers should immediately take this recalled toy away from children and contact Be Amazing! Toys for a refund.
Remedy OptionRefund
ContactBe Amazing! Toys toll-free at (877) 798-9795, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at, then click on Safety Recall at the bottom of the page for more information.
Last Updated03/10/2015
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