Kringles Toys and Gifts Recalls High Powered Magnets Due to Ingestion Hazard; Sold Exclusively on Amazon.com

If two or more magnets are swallowed they can link together inside a child's intestines.

Los consumidores deben dejar de este producto a menos que se indique lo contrario. Es ilegal revender o intentar revender un producto de consumo retirado del mercado.

Fecha del retiro: enero 31, 2013
Número del retiro: 13-111
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Resumen del retiro

Nombre del producto:

Nanospheres Magnetic Desk Toys

Riesgo:

If two or more magnets are swallowed, they can link together inside a child's intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis and death. Internal injury from magnets can pose serious lifelong health effects.

Contacto para los consumidores:

Kringles Toys and Gifts toll-free at (888) 801-1649 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, e-mail customerservice@kringlestoysandgifts.com, or website www.kringlestoysandgifts.com and click on Product Recall for more information.

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Detalles del retiro

Unidades

About 4,200

Descripción

The products were sold for use as an adult novelty item or desk toy with appropriate hazard warnings and stating the intended age level as 14 years and older.  Nanospheres is a mass of 231 small powerful magnets that are either silver, gold or black in color. Each magnet is about 5mm in diameter. The magnets come in a circular metal canister approximately 2.5 inches in diameter and 1.5 inches tall with a black and blue label displaying the product name “Nanospheres.”

Incidentes/Lesiones

The firm has received no reports of incidents or injury. CPSC has received 80 reports of incidents involving ingestion of other high powered magnets, resulting in 79 reports seeking medical intervention.

Remedio

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact the company to arrange for return and a full refund.

Vendido en

Amazon.com from November 2010 through December 2011 for about $25 to $30.

Fabricado por

Kringle Toys and Gifts, of American Fork, Utah

Fabricación en

China

  • Nanospheres Magnetic Desk Toy