Waterpede Water Toy Recalled May 2018

This bath time toy by Munchkin is being recalled. The bubble section can break exposing small beads and posing a possible small parts hazard to young children.

Recall Details

This popular Munchkin toy Is being recalled due to a chocking hazard.  The one piece multi-colored Centipede -shaped toy allows water to be scooped from the top, and flows through the chambers of bottom. The bath toy is 100% plastic and is for children six months and up.

The company has received one report of the toy breaking apart and exposing small beads. Thank goodness there have been no reports of injuries.

Over 72,000 Waterpedes have been sold for $5 to $7 between September 2015 and January 2018 at Target, Babies”R”Us, Walmart, and other retailers nationwide. If you have one, Munchkin will replace it for you with a free replacement bath toy of comparable value.

Who To Contact

Munchkin toll-free at 877-242-3134 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at , click on Help at the bottom of the page and then Recalls for more information.

About the author


Trish is one of the owners of Hip Homeschool Moms. She has been married to her best friend, David, for 22 years and they have three sons (ages 19, 17 and 15). Trish is from the coast of North Carolina, but they now live in rural West Tennessee on a 40+ acre farm. She has been homeschooling since 2009 and her homeschool style leans towards a Montessori approach with a heavy emphasis on hands-on learning. Trish’s family is Messianic and they love studying the Scriptures, learning Hebrew and growing in their faith and walk daily. In her spare time, Trish loves to travel, write, work in their garden and can regularly be found trying to learn something new, modeling that learning is indeed a life-long endeavor!

Add Comment

Click here to post a comment