The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Units: About 500
Importer: Reiss Innovations LLC, of Manchester, Conn.
Hazard: When two or more magnets are swallowed, they can link together inside a child’s intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing blockages or holes in the intestines, infection and death.
Description: High-powered magnet sets sold under the DynoCube.com brand name for use as a novelty item or desk toy contain 216 small, silver, spherical magnets.
Sold exclusively at: amazon.com/dynocube.com from July 2011 through April 2012 for about $20.
Remedy: Stop using the magnet sets and contact Reiss Innovations for instructions on returning them for a refund.
Contact: Call 866-212-8314 or visit www.dynocube.com.