Small magnets inside the toys can fall out; if swallowed by young children, the magnets can attract each other internally and cause dangerous intestinal perforations or blockages.
This recall involves about 1 million Doggie Day Care play sets that have various figures and accessories that contain small magnets:
Toy stores and various other retailers nationwide from July 2004 to August 2007 for between $4 and $20.
Immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Mattel to receive a free replacement toy. For more information, call Mattel toll-free at (888) 597-6597 anytime, or visit their Web site at www.service.mattel.com.
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