Dunecraft Toys Found to Characterize Ingestion Harm, Toys Recalled

Dunecraft Toys Found to Characterize Ingestion Harm, Toys Recalled

After it was revealed that the Dunecraft toys possessed ingestion harm, they were recalled by the company at the earliest. The toys included Water Balz (round-shape), Growing Skulls (skull-shape), H2O Orbs (round-shape) and Fabulous Flowers (flower-shape).

These toys are actually marble-sized but on being dipped in water, they expanded to 400 times their original size. They come in packings of different colors and are manufactured in China and the US. The products are imported by the Dunecraft Inc. of Cleveland.

Recently, it was found that the toys if ingested by children get expanded in small intestine and blocks it. It leads a child to suffer from vomiting, dehydration and discomfort. Experts said that they could be life threatening too. They are not visible in X-ray and can only be removed after surgery.

The concerns were raised after a girl from Texas ingested a toy, which had to be later removed by the surgery. As of now, a total of 94,700 toys have been sold out in the US and 600 in Canada. Dunecraft has recalled the toys and sent out messages to the parents of the kids to keep them away from these toys.

The firm has also urged them the parents who have bought these toys to call them on 1-800-306-4168 between 8 am and 5 pm.


FrenchTribune Specials

Extinction of the biggest shark resulted large size of whales

Experts have said that theextinction of the biggest shark may have resulted in whales growing so large in size.

A new study has suggested that Megalodon, an ancient 14-18m-long predator, may have helped keep the size of whales at check. Experts said that Megalodon may havepreyed on primitive baleen whales. These whales weresmaller than...

Most Popular

Bonus for avoiding whales for ships

Cargo ships in the US are being paid a bonus for...

SpaceX’s Dragon Cargo Spacecraft set for departure from ISS

The Dragon cargo spacecraft of the private spaceflight...

searchers discover ‘Information Strings’ through Virtual Computer Experiment

It has been reported that a team of researchers, through...

Researchers Make First Large DNA Crystals by crystallizing DNA

Researchers from the Wyss Institute for Biologically...

Poll

Can Greece Come out of Economic Problems: