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Magnabild Magnetic Building Sets Recalled

Date:
March 13, 2008
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
Battat
The Danger:
Small magnets inside the building pieces can fall out; if swallowed by young children, the magnets can attract each other internally and cause dangerous intestinal perforations or blockages.
Description:
This recall involves about 7,000 magnetic building sets, including the 108-piece (item number BB1439H) and the 68-piece (item number BAT-34) Magnabild Magnetic Building System sets.
  • The 108-piece set comes in a rotating display case containing sixty 1-inch rods with magnets and 48 metal balls.
  • The 68-piece set comes in a window box and contains forty-four 1-inch rods with magnets and 24 metal balls. The rods come in different colors.
All of the plastic building pieces have the word "Magnabild" in raised lettering on them. "BB1439H" is found on a hang tag attached to the display case. "BAT-34" is found on the box. The products are designed for children older than 3 years.
125,000 other Battat Magnabild Building Systems were recalled on January 23, 2008.
Sold At:
Various retailers and online sellers nationwide from July 2005 through February 2008 for between $20 and $35.
What To Do:
Immediately take the recalled Magnabild Magnetic Building System away from children and contact Battat to receive a pre-paid mailer to return the toy and to receive a free replacement product. For additional information, contact Battat Inc. at (800) 247-6144 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET or visit their Web site at www.battatco.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08221.html