Hazard: These rubber stress balls can break into pieces when squeezed, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these stress balls and return them to any Wegmans service desk for a full refund.
Recall Date: 2014-12-17
Recall: 1882 – 15048
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Product Name: Gift Gallery Moody Face Stress Balls
Description: The Gift Gallery Moody Face Stress Balls are solid rubber balls that you can squeeze in your hand. These stress balls were sold in five colors: blue, green, orange, red and yellow and have black eyes and mouth as a smiley face printed on the front with pink, orange or yellow yarn hair on top. The balls measure about 2.5 inches in diameter. The stress balls were packaged in a clear bag with a white square label that has the “Gift Gallery” logo, model number 205617 and UPC code 0-67103-30053-6.
Consumer Contact: Wegmans consumer affairs toll-free at (855)-934-3663 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.wegmans.com and click on “Product Recalls” for more information.
Retailer: Wegmans in Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia during September 2014 for about $1.
U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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