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Description: Geometix International LLC Recalls MagneBlocks™ Toys, Ingested Magnets Pose Aspiration and Intestinal Hazards NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 18, 2007 Release #07-085 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 775-0265 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Geometix International LLC Recalls MagneBlocks? Toys, Ingested Magnets Pose Aspiration and Intestinal Hazards WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of product: MagneBlocks? Magnetic Construction Toys Units: About 40,000 sets Distributor: Geometix International LLC, of Brookfield, Conn. Hazard: Tiny magnets inside the building pieces can fall out. 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 perforation or blockage, which can be fatal. Incidents/Injuries: The firm is aware of one incident where a magnet became loose. No injuries have been reported. Description: All types of MagneBlocks? construction sets are included in this recall. The sets contain six or more plastic building pieces and six or more 1/2-inch diameter steel balls. Some sets include steel rods. The building pieces are various colors and are shaped in 1 1/2-inch cubes and three-, four-, and five-sided pyramids. The plastic building pieces have “MagneBlocks™” imprinted on them. Sold at: Discount department and toy stores and Web sites, and other toy and arts and crafts stores nationwide. The MagneBlocks? magnetic building sets were sold from January 2004 through November 2006 for between $20 and $120, depending on the size of the set. Sets currently for sale have improved warning labels. Manufactured in: China Remedy: CPSC recommends children under 6 years of age not play with toys containing magnets. If a magnet comes out of one of the blocks in these sets, immediately remove the block from the set and send it to Geometix International for a free replacement block. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Geometix International at (866) 775-0265 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit Geometix International’s Web site at [Learn More]

Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date01/18/2007
Recall ID3528
Recall Number07085
Product TypeToy Balls
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