June 17, 2024

Stateside Bead Supply High Powered Magnet Beads Recalled

Stateside Bead Supply High Powered Magnet Beads are being recalled for an ingestion hazard and violation of the Federal safety regulations for magnets. The beads violate the requirement because they contain one or more magnets that fit within the Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC) small parts cylinder. In addition, the magnets are stronger than permitted. When high powered magnets are swallowed, they can attract each other or other metal objects and become lodged in the digestive tract. This can cause twisting or blockage of the intestines, perforations, infection, blood poisoning, and death. About 450 of these items are included in this recall. The recalled product is Stateside Bead Supply High Powered Magnet Beads 5 mm. The beads are small, spherical, loose, and … [Read more...]

Daily Sale Magnetic DIY Balls Magic Cube Recalled For Hazard

Daily Sale Magnetic DIY Balls Magic Cube 5 mm is being recalled because it does not comply with the requirements of mandatory federal toy regulations. The product contains one or more magnets that fit within the Consumer Product Safety Commission's small parts cylinder, and the magnets are stronger than permitted. When high powered magnets are swallowed, they can attract each other and become lodged in the digestive tract. This can cause perforations, twisting, or blockage of the intestines, infection, blood poisoning, and death. No injuries have been reported to date. The recalling firm is DailySale of Pompano Beach, Florida. The government estimates that 2,400 magnet ingestions were treated in emergency rooms from 2017 through 2021. There have been seven deaths since 2005 … [Read more...]

Relax 5mm Science Kit Recalled For Small Strong Magnets

Relax 5mm Science Kit is being recalled because it has magnets that fit within the Consumer Product Safety Commission's small parts cylinder, and the magnets are stronger than permitted. If they are swallowed, they can attract each other or another metal object, becoming lodged in the digestive tract. This can cause perforations, twisting, or blockage of the intestines, leading to infection, blood poisoning, and death. The regulation that mandates the strength of small magnets is a federal regulation.  The seller is Shanghai Yanlei Network Technology Co. Ltd., of China, through JD E Commerce America Limited (doing business as Joybuy), of Irvine, California. The magnets were manufactured in China. The magnet set was sold exclusively online at Walmart from February 2022 through … [Read more...]

XPressGoods High Power Magnetic Balls Recalled For Hazard

XPressGoods High Power Magnetic Balls are being recalled for being an ingestion hazard and for failure to meet federal safety regulations for toy magnet sets. No incidents or injuries have been reported to the company to date in connection with this problem. The importer is XpressGoods of Raleigh, North Carolina. The magnetic balls were manufactured in China. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates that 2,400 magnet ingestions were treated in hospital emergency departments in the United States from 2017 through 2021. And CPSC is aware of seven deaths involving the ingestion of hazardous magnets, including two outside of the U.S. This recall is for XPressGoods High Power Magnetic Balls that are 5 mm in size. The neodymium balls are small, spherical, loose, and … [Read more...]

Be Amazing! – Magnetic Marvels Magnets Recalled in Canada

Be Amazing! - Magnetic Marvels Magnets toy kits are being recalled in Canada because they pose an ingestion hazard and can be life-threatening. Small powerful magnets are easily swallowed by children. When more than one magnet is swallowed in a short period of time, they attract each other while moving through the intestines. This can make the intestinal walls twist, creating blockages or tearing of the intestinal walls. No incidents or injury reports have been received by the company to date in connection with this problem. The recalling firm, which is the company of record, is On the Right Track Inc. of Baden, Ontario, and the retailer is Sayal Electronics of Toronto, Ontario. The magnets were manufactured in China. This voluntary recall is for the Be Amazing! - Magnetic … [Read more...]

YETI Soft Coolers and Gear Cases Recalled For Magnet Hazard

YETI Soft Coolers and Gear Cases are being recalled because they contain high powdered magnets, which, if ingested, can become lodged in the digestive system. If two or more of these magnets are swallowed, they can attract to each other or another metal object. This can cause perforations, twisting, or blockage of the intestines, infection, blood poisoning, and death. No magnet ingestions or injuries have been reported to the company to date in connection with this problem. The recalling firm is YETI Coolers LLC of Austin, Texas. The recall is for the YETI Hopper M30 Soft Cooler 1.0 and 2.0, Hopper M20 Soft Backpack Cooler and SideKick Dry Gear Case. The firm has received 1,399 reports of the magnet-lined closures degrading or failing, including reports of missing or detached … [Read more...]

New Federal Safety Standard For Magnets To Prevent Injuries

A new federal safety standard for magnets to prevent ingestion injuries and deaths has been approved by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). These high powered magnets have been linked to several deaths and many serious injuries, some requiring surgery to remove the product. When these high powered magnets are swallowed, they can attract to each other or to other material that attracts to magnets, even through internal body tissue. This can cause perforations, twisting or blockage of the intestines, infection, blood poisoning, and death.  About 26,600 magnet ingestions were treated in hospital emergency rooms from 2010 through 2021, and cases have been rising since 2018. There are at least seven deaths including the ingestion of hazardous magnets that have been reported … [Read more...]

Tonies Blocks Recalled For Magnet Ingestion Hazard

Tonies Blocks are being recalled for a magnet ingestion hazard. The products contain small powerful magnets that can attract each other or other metal objects and become lodged in the digestive system if ingested. This can result in perforations, twisting, and blockage of the intestines as well as causing infection and blood poisoning that can lead to death. The importer is Boxine US Inc. of Palo Alto, California. The product was manufactured in Germany. There has been one report of the magnet detaching from the product. No injuries have been reported to the company to date in connection with this issue. The product was sold online at the tonies web site from November 2021 through December 2021 for between $15.00 and $20.00. About 4,200 of these units were sold. The recall is for … [Read more...]

DigitDots Magnetic Balls Recalled For Ingestion Hazard

DigitDots Magnetic Balls are being recalled for an ingestion hazard. These high powered magnets can cause serious injury or death when they are swallowed, since they can become lodged in the digestive system. This can cause perforations, twisting and/or blockage of the intestines, infection, and blood poisoning. These magnets were imported from China by HD Premier Inc. of Wilmington, Delaware. There have been four reports of children ingesting DigitDots who required surgery to remove the magnets. CPSC is also aware of other children and teenagers ingesting other company's high-powered magnets and requiring surgery. Two deaths have been linked to these types of products. In 2014, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a final rule on hazardous buckyball-like magnets. … [Read more...]

Zen Magnets and Neoballs Magnets Recalled For Ingestion Hazard

Zen Magnets and Neoballs Magnets are being recalled for ingestion hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Zen Magnets LLC is aware of two children who ate the magnets and needed surgery to remove the magnets and parts of their intestines and bowels. CPSC is aware of more reports of children and teenagers ingesting high powered magnets and needing surgery. A 19-month girl died after ingesting similar high powered magnets, but not these particular products. When two or more of these magnets are swallowed, they can attract each other or another metal object and become lodged in the digestive system. This can cause perforations, twisting or blockage of the intestines, infection, blood poisoning, and death. In 2014, a rule was issued by CPSC that magnet … [Read more...]

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