Design Ideas Recalls Magnets Due to Risk of Ingestion

The small magnet can easily detach from the office and refrigerator magnets. If swallowed, the magnets can link together inside the intestines and can cause perforations, sepsis and death.

Recall date: Tháng Ba 06, 2014
Recall number: 14-126
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  • Design Ideas Rubber Ducky Magnets

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    Design Ideas Rubber Ducky Magnets

  • Design Ideas Blowfish Magnets

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    Design Ideas Blowfish Magnets

  • Design Ideas Splat Magnets

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    Design Ideas Splat Magnets

  • Design Ideas Magnets Packaging with Model Number

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    Design Ideas Magnets Packaging with Model Number

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Design Ideas and Neatlife Rubber Ducky Magnets, and Design Ideas Blowfish and Splat Magnets 

Hazard:

The small magnets can easily detach from the product. If swallowed, magnets 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.

Consumer Contact:

Design Ideas at (800) 426-6394 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at and www.designideas.net  and click on “Safety Notices and Patents” for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 21,700 Rubber Ducky Magnets, 3,200 Blowfish Magnets and 2,000 Splat Magnets

Description

This recall involves miniature office and refrigerator magnets sold in the shape of a duck, blowfish and a splat. A small magnet is affixed to the underside of the brightly colored plastic objects which were sold in sets of four or six. Model number 3205121 (duck), 993205114 (duck), 3205122 (blowfish) or 3205078 (splat) is printed on the bottom of the packaging. “Magnets” and the Design Ideas’ logo are printed on the front of the package.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled magnets place them out of reach of children and contact Design Ideas for a refund.

Sold at

Rubber ducky magnets were sold at Nordstrom’s Rack stores, novelty and gift stores, book stores and art stores nationwide from March 2007 through September 2013 for about $10. Blowfish magnets were sold at novelty and gift stores, book stores and art stores nationwide from March 2007 through March 2011 for about $10. Splat magnets were sold at CB2 stores, novelty and gift stores, office supply stores and art stores nationwide from November 2012 to February 2014 for about $10.

Distributor

Design Ideas Ltd., of Springfield, Ill.

Manufactured in

China

  • Design Ideas Rubber Ducky Magnets

  • Design Ideas Blowfish Magnets

  • Design Ideas Splat Magnets

  • Design Ideas Magnets Packaging with Model Number