Manufacturer or Distributor: Spin Master LTD.
Retailer(s): Amazon.com, Michael’s, Michaels.com, Walmart.com, Nordstromrack.com, Lightinthebox.com
Age Recommendation: “4+”
Warnings: “CAUTION: Keep away from hair. May become entangled. Keep away from pets”; “WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD—Small parts. Not intended for children under 3 years”; and other warnings/cautions on package and package inserts.
HAZARD: POTENTIAL FOR HAIR ENTANGLEMENT AND CHOKING!
W.A.T.C.H. OUT! “Bunchems” are multi-colored activity balls that are meant to stick together when children engage in building activities. There have been report of the plastic, connective toys becoming ensnared in children’s hair. The manufacturer itself provides numerous warnings related to this hazard, including a large, bright orange box insert stating in part: “CAUTION: KEEP AWAY FROM HAIR. During play, tie hair back to avoid entanglement. Keep away from pets.…”