Products with magnets recalled

The following products are being recalled because they contain magnets that can detach. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which can be fatal.

Units: About 7,000

Distributor: Battat Inc., of Plattsburgh, N.Y.

Description: This recall involves the 108-piece (item number BB1439H) and the 68-piece (item number BAT-34) Magnabild magnetic building system sets. The 108-piece set comes in a rotating display case containing 60 1-inch rods with magnets and 48 metal balls. The 68-piece set comes in a window box and contains 44 1-inch rods with magnets and 24 metal balls.

Sold at: Various retailers nationwide and online sellers from July 2005 through February 2008 for $20 to $35.

Remedy: Contact Battat to receive a pre-paid mailer to return the toy and receive a free replacement product.

Contact: Call 800-247-6144 or visit