Wegmans Food Markets Recalls Moody Face Stress Balls Due to Choking Hazard

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–December 18, 2014. 

  • Gift Gallery Moody Face Stress Balls (assorted colors)
    Gift Gallery Moody Face Stress Balls (assorted colors)

Recall Summary

Name of product:  Gift Gallery Moody Face Stress Balls

Hazard:  These rubber stress balls can break into pieces when squeezed, posing a choking hazard to young children.

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.

Recall Details

Units:  7,000

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.     

Incidents/Injuries:  None reported.

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using these stress balls and return them to any Wegmans service desk for a full refund. 

Sold at:  Wegmans in Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia during September 2014 for about $1.  

Importer(s):  Gift Craft, of Williamsville, NY

Manufactured in:  China

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