Nombre del producto:
Buckyballs high-powered magnet sets

When 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.

Fecha del retiro:
Abril 15, 2013
Contacto para los consumidores: Inc. at e-mail or online at for more information.

Detalles del retiro


This recall involves high-powered magnets sets with the brand name Buckyballs. The sets contain 216 silver-colored, spherical rare earth magnets, each about five millimeters in diameter.

Remedio: will contact each purchasing customer directly to coordinate the recall. Consumers should stop using the recalled high-powered magnet sets immediately, take all associated individual magnets away from children and teenagers, and contact for a full refund.  


Overstock has received no reports of injuries. CPSC has received 54 reports of incidents involving children ingesting high-powered magnets resulting in 53 reports of medical intervention. 

Vendido en: and retailers nationwide from November 2010 through July 2012 for about $20.

Importado por:

Maxfield & Oberton LLC

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