RECALL ALERT: Chuck E. Cheese Recalls 1.2 Million Toys, Rings - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

RECALL ALERT: Chuck E. Cheese Recalls 1.2 Million Toys, Rings

WASHINGTON - More than 1.2 million Chuck E. Cheese light-up rings and toy eyeglasses are being recalled over concerns that children might swallow the small battery inside, regulators announced Wednesday.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission said the plastic on the toys can break, possibly exposing the button-type batteries inside.

Ingestion could lead to stomach, intestine or esophagus problems or other damage.

The commission did not link the toys to any reported injuries.

But the CPSC said two children were able to get to the battery in the light-up rings. One child swallowed it; the other child put the battery up his nose.

There were no reported incidents with the toy eyeglasses.

Chuck E. Cheese operates more than 500 centers in 48 states and six countries, its website said.

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