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Massive Recall of Magnetic Toys in US

If it was pet food recall first, it is now a massive recall of children's toys. //

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and a leading toy manufacturer have jointly announced recall of over four million units of magnetic building sets.

Only in March 2006, the company involved, the Mega Brands, recalled 3.8 million of the magnetic building sets when one child died and four others were seriously injured after they swallowed the magnets.

Now following reports of more such injuries to children the company has announced an expanded recall.

The Mega Brands insists that sets currently at retail better retain magnets due to improved quality control, material and design changes. These products are not included in the recall.

The CPSC is aware of hundreds of complaints that magnets have fallen out of various toys and at least 33 cases where children swallowed loose magnets and required emergency surgery. In addition, a 20-month-old boy from Seattle, Washington, died. At least 1,500 incidents of magnets separating from the building pieces have been reported.

Of the 33 cases, the children ranged in age from 10 months to 11 years, the majority were older than three, and the majority were boys. All of the injuries led to hospital stays, which ranged from three to 19 days. In nearly all cases reviewed by CPSC, children had suffered intestinal perforations.

In addition to the intestinal injuries from swallowing loose magnets, the CPSC is aware of one case of intestinal perforation after a child swallowed magnetic jewelry that was being worn on the child’s tongue, two cases of intestinal perforations after children swallowed complete components of building sets containing magnets, one aspiration of a loose magnet, and one perforation of the nasal wall from nose jewelry.

At least 1,500 incidents of magnets separating from the building pieces have been reported.

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