29M McDonald’s children activity wristbands with injury risks recalled
Posted on Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 6:33 pm
World’s largest hamburger and fast food chain, McDonald’s is recalling estimated 29 million units of colorful children activity wristbands due to complaints that it can cause injuries to intended users, an August 23 article of cpsc.gov reported.
The recall affects the “Light-up Band” and “Step-iT” “Activity Counter” with wristbands that may cause burn injuries or skin irritations to children using it. The possibly defective toys were included in the Mighty Kids Meals and Happy Meals. McDonald’s reportedly have been notified of over 70 complaints involving the recalled activity wristbands where several of them suffered blisters. Consumers who might have the recalled activity wristbands were advised to return it from point of purchase to get a free toy and a bag of apple slices or a yogurt tube. An estimated 3.6 million of the recalled toys were distributed in Canada.
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