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Spin Master Aqua Dots Craft Kits

Description: Spin Master Recalls Aqua Dots - Children Became Unconscious After Swallowing Beads NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 7, 2007 Release #08-074 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 622-8339 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Spin Master Recalls Aqua Dots - Children Became Unconscious After Swallowing Beads WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Aqua Dots Units: About 4.2 million Distributor: Spin Master, of Toronto, Canada Hazard: The coating on the beads that causes the beads to stick to each other when water is added contains a chemical that can turn toxic when many are ingested. Children who swallow the beads can become comatose, develop respiratory depression, or have seizures. Incidents/Injuries: CPSC has received two reports over the past several days of children swallowing Aqua Dots. A 20-month-old child swallowed several dozen beads. He became dizzy and vomited several times before slipping into a comatose state for a period of time, was hospitalized, and has since fully recovered. A second child also vomited and slipped into a comatose state and was hospitalized for five days. Description: The recalled toy is a craft kit which allows children to create various multi-dimensional 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. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and contact Spin Master to return for free replacement beads or a toy of equal value. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Spin Master at (800) 622-8339 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.aquadotsrecall.com [Source]

Spin Master Aqua Dots Craft Kits Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date11/07/2007
Recall ID4084
Recall Number08074
Product TypeArts & Crafts
HazardPoisoning
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