High-Powered Magnet Sets Recalled by Reiss Innovations Due to Ingestion Hazard; Sold Exclusively on Amazon.com

The high-powered magnet sets were sold under the DynoCube.com brand name. If a child swallows these magnets, they can link together inside a child's intestines.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: December 10, 2012
Recall number: 13-062
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

High-Powered Magnet desk toy

Hazard:

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.

Consumer Contact:

Reiss Innovations; toll-free at (866) 212-8314, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.DynoCube.com and click on the recall button on the top right-hand side of the page for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 500

Description

This recall involves high-powered magnet sets sold under the DynoCube.com brand name for use as a novelty item or desk toy. Each set contains 216 small, silver-colored, spherical magnets that are approximately 5 millimeters in diameter.

Incidents/Injuries

Reiss Innovations has received no reports of incidents or injuries. CPSC has received 80 reports of incidents involving ingestion of other high powered magnets, resulting in 79 reports seeking medical intervention.

Remedy

Consumers should stop using the recalled magnet sets immediately and contact Reiss Innovations for instructions on returning the magnet sets for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at

Amazon.com/Dynocube.com from July 2011 through April 2012 for about $20.

Importer

Reiss Innovations LLC, of Manchester, Conn.

Manufacturer

Global Goler Co. Limited, of Guangdong, China

Manufactured in

China

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