Disney Store Recalls Pencil Cases Due to Ingestion Hazard (Recall Alert)
Name of Product:
Gadget Pencil Cases
The two magnets holding the pencil case lid closed can detach, posing an ingestion hazard. When these two magnets are swallowed, they can link together inside a child's intestines and result in serious internal injuries.
August 05, 2015
The Gadget Pencil Cases are 9 1/2 inches by 4 inches by 1 inch plastic boxes with spring-loaded compartments for a pencil sharpener, scissors, ruler, eraser, tape and five pencils. The lid contains two 9/16 inch by 1/16 inch by 1/8 inch magnets on the lid. The pencil case covers are available in four different designs: Avengers, Cars, Miles from Tomorrowland and Multi-Princess.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled pencil cases away from children and contact Disney Stores to receive a full refund.
No incidents or injuries have been reported.
Disney Stores nationwide during June 2015 for about $15.
Disney Store USA, LLC, of Pasadena, Calif.
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