Recall of Baby Shark toys: 7.5 million bath toys put kids at danger of Impalement

Baby Shark toys

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, around 7.5 million Baby Shark bath toys are being recalled after the manufacturer received 12 instances of children being hurt by the product’s hard plastic top fin.

One million of the Robo Alive Junior Mini Baby Shark Swimming Bath Toys and 6.5 million of the full-size Robo Alive Junior Baby Shark Sing & Swim Bath Toys are being recalled by Zuru Toys.

According to the Commission, Zuru Toys is aware of the injuries that have been recorded, including those caused by kids tripping over or sitting on the full-size Baby Shark bath toy and suffering impalement wounds, lacerations, and puncture wounds to their faces, anorectal regions, and genitalia. Nine of the twelve occurrences that were documented required stitches or other medical assistance.

With regard to the Robo Alive Junior Mini Baby Shark Swimming Bath Toy, no accidents or injuries were reported.

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One parent reported in February 2022 that their 19-month-old son was playing with the bath toy when he slipped and fell on the hard plastic fin, necessitating medical attention due to trauma to his anus. This incident is documented on, where consumers can submit and read public complaints about consumer products online.

“Due to his injuries, my son is now scared of bathing and nappy changes! He went through a lot of trauma, and it shouldn’t happen to anyone else’s kids, the father said.

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