Kringles Toys and Gifts Recalls High Powered Magnets Due to Ingestion Hazard
Name of product: Nanospheres Magnetic Desk Toys
Hazard: 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.
Consumer Contact: Kringles Toys and Gifts toll-free at (888) 801-1649 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Units: About 4,200
Description: The products were sold for use as an adult novelty item or desk toy with appropriate hazard warnings and stating the intended age level as 14 years and older. Nanospheres is a mass of 231 small powerful magnets that are either silver, gold or black in color. Each magnets is about 5mm in diameter. The magnets come in a circular metal canister approximately 2.5 inches in diameter and 1.5 inches tall with a black and blue label displaying the product name “Nanospheres.”