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K & M International recalls more than 460,000 slap watches due to coin cell battery ingestion, choking hazards

K & M international is recalling about 463,000 Wild Republic slap watches due to coin cell battery ingestion and choking hazards.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the coin cell battery inside the slap watches can fall out, posing battery ingestion and choking hazards to young children.

This recall involves a variety of Wild Republic Slap Watches with coin cell batteries that are attached to the silicone bracelet.  There are 42 models that come in various colors.  The face on the watch comes with animal design or historical figures, such as a wolf, spider, elephant, dolphin, frog, panda, mermaid and/or King Tut.  On the back of the watch, it states “Made in China” and has the initials K & M on it.  As noted on the label, the slap watch is intended for children over the age of three.

Consumers should immediately take the slap watches away from children, stop using them and contact Wild Republic for a full refund.

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

The watches were sold at Kole Imports, Roer’s Zoofari, Seaquest Interactive Aquarium, other zoos, museums and aquariums and online at Wild Republic.com, Amazon.com and Peluches Cory.com from March 2018 through April 2021 for about $8.

Consumers can contact Wild Republic at 1-800-800-9678 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at quality@wildrepublic.com or online at www.wildrepublic.com and click on “Safety Recall” for more information and to complete the online registration form for recall.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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