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.
Name of Product: MagnaMan Magnetic Toy Figures
Units: About 1.3 million
Distributor: MEGA Brands America Inc., of Livingston, N.J.
magnets inside the figures 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.
Incidents/Injuries: MEGA Brands and CPSC have received 25 reports of magnets coming loose from the figures. No injuries have been reported.
recalled MagnaMan magnetic toys are figures that have body parts that
attach with magnets. They come in either a “Futuristic Warrior” or
“Ancient Warrior” theme. Each figure comes with three accessories.
|Toyoto the Samurai||Purple||28164||2-Pack||28392|
|Sir Lancelot the Knight||Gray||28165||Vac Metal Assortment||28327|
|Eric the Viking||Blue||28166||Assortment||28254 or 28199|
|Brutus the Gladiator||Yellow||28167|
The model number is printed on the front of the product’s packaging.
Sold at: Wal-Mart, Target, Toys R Us, K-Mart and other toy stores nationwide from January 2005 through December 2007 for about $10.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled toys immediately and return them to MEGA Brands for a free replacement toy.
Consumer Contact: For
additional information, contact MEGA Brands at (800) 779-7122 between 8
a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site