Magnetic Dart Boards Recalled

Date:
April 8, 2008
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
Henry Gordy International
The Danger:
Small magnets at the ends of the darts can detach and can be swallowed by young children. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause dangerous intestinal perforations or blockages.
Description:
This recall includes about 870,000 magnetic dartboards with a black, green, blue, and white checkered design, and a red bull's-eye. The magnetic dartboards measure about 5 1/2 inches wide and were sold with two 2-3/4-inch-long magnetic darts. The darts magnetically attract to the dart board.
Sold At:
Family Dollar stores nationwide from September 2002 through March 2008 for about $1.
What To Do:
Immediately take the recalled magnetic boards away from children and return them by first class mail to: Henry Gordy International Inc., 809A Market Street, Hermann, Missouri, 65041, for a full refund including tax and shipping costs. For additional information, contact Henry Gordy International Inc., at (888) 790-2700 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08244.html

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