High-Powered Magnet Toys Recalled

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These Magnet Balls Manipulative Magnet Sets, made by SCS Direct in Stratford and sold exclusively on Amazon.com, are being recalled because they could seriously hurt a child if ingested.

Click here for more information from the CPSC.

Also, Kringles Toys and Gifts is recalling the Nanospheres Magnetic Desk Toys for ingestion hazards, as well.

These high-powered magnets were also sold on Amazon.com.

According to the press release:

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.

Click here for information about the Kringles magnets.

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