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Magtastik and Magnetix Jr. Magnetic Toys Recalled

Date:
March 17, 2008
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
MEGA Brands America
The Danger:
Magnets in the small flexible parts of the animals, vehicles, and building sets can detach. If swallowed by young children, the magnets could attract each other internally and cause dangerous intestinal perforations or blockages.
Description:
The recall includes 1.1 million Magtastik and Magnetix Jr. Pre-School Magnetic Toys, which include small flexible parts embedded with magnets that allow the parts to connect to large, colored metal balls. The model number is printed on the front of the product's packaging.
Sold At:
Wal-Mart, Target, Toys "R" Us, Kmart, and other toy stores nationwide from January 2005 through December 2007 for between $10 and $40.
What To Do:
Stop using the recalled toys immediately and return them to MEGA Brands for a free replacement toy. For additional information, contact MEGA Brands at (800) 779-7122 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.megabrands.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08223.html