Munchkin Bathtub Subs have been recalled due to risk of injury. The intake valve on the bottom of the submarine toy can suck up loose skin, posing a laceration hazard to children. The CPSC are aware of 19 incidents of lacerations to boys’ genital area.
The battery-operated toy is yellow, has a smiling face, turquoise windows, an orange propeller and an orange periscope that turns the toy on and off.
It was sold from retail stores nationwide from November 2009 through September 2010 for about $7.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and contact Munchkin for for a free replacement toy at (877) 242-3134 anytime or visit


The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) promotes the health of women and newborns.

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