Recall date: January 31, 2013 Name of product: High Powered Magnet Balls sold exclusively on Amazon.com
The Hazard: When two or more magnets are swallowed, they can link together inside a child's intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis and death. Internal injury from magnets can pose serious lifelong health effects. Description: This recall involves all Magnet Balls® The Original and Rainbow Bright interactive magnet sets sold in a cylindrical silver tin. Each puzzle set contains 216 spherical high-powered magnets that are 5mm in diameter. The magnets were sold in silver and multi-color sets.
What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled magnets and contact SCS Direct for instructions on returning the product for a $20 store credit. You can also call SCS Direct; toll-free at (888) 749-1387, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.