CPSC Advises Consumer Not To Use Water Walking Balls

WASHINGTON D.C. (KDKA) — The government is warning people not to use those giant see-through inflatable spheres known as water walking balls.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says there’s no safe way to use them.

Officials say they pose a potential risk for suffocation and drowning.

The balls are popular at amusement parks, resorts and carnivals.

They resemble hamster balls but are large enough for people to get in and then roll around or try to walk on water.

Officials say the product has no emergency exit and can only be opened by a person outside of the ball, increasing the risk of injury or death.

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  • haha!

    From same government that told you marijuana was dangerous…

  • Jeff

    Also from the same government that says Seat belts save lives!

  • BB

    Get the feeling we’ve heard here from the type of people these balls were made for….the ones that get high & drive without seatbelts, and probably the ones that would try to sue the pants off someone else if they get hurt.

  • Tea Bagger

    Don’t forget the government that says wear a helmet whebn operating a motorcycle.

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