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 A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at

Units: About 3,700

Hazard: The magnet in the wand can detach and the plywood backing can crack and release small metal balls. Children can choke or be injured if they swallow a magnet and a metal ball. In addition, the surface paint on the metal balls contains lead, which is harmful to children if swallowed.

Description: The Excellerations magnetic color sorting boards with cupcake cut-outs are used to teach color and sorting to young children. The board is made of plywood. A clear plastic cover is attached to the board by rivets, and a wand with a magnet in one end is attached to the top of the board by a plastic cord. The face of the board has one jar-shaped cut-out and six cupcake-shaped cut-outs that are red, yellow, blue, green, orange and purple. Children use the wand to move about 60 multicolored balls around the board.

Sold at: from January 2013 through March 2014 for about $36.

Remedy: Keep the recalled board away from children and contact the company for a refund.

Contact: Call 800-338-4430 or visit