Mag Stix Magnetic Building Sets Recalled

Date:
July 5, 2007
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
Kipp Brothers
The Danger:
The small magnets inside the plastic sticks 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 800 Mag Stix sets containing 24 pieces including twelve 1-inch sticks, four 2.25-inch sticks, and eight metal balls. The sticks are yellow, green, blue, and rust. "Item No. 40330 Made in China" and UPC number 7 7704 40330 1 are printed on the packaging.
Sold At:
Kipp Brothers' showroom, Fall 2005 catalog, and Web site (order #NB8141) from September 2005 through March 2006 for about $3.
What To Do:
Take the recalled toys away from children and contact Kipp Brothers for instructions on returning the product for a full refund (including shipping). For more information, call Kipp Brothers at (800) 428-1153 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.kipptoys.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07231.html

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