Consumer product recall

Magnet Game Set assorted-12 pieces recalled due to ingestion hazard

Starting date:
August 6, 2021
Posting date:
August 6, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-76185

Last updated:
2021-08-06

Summary

  • Product:
    Magnet Game Set assorted-12 pieces
  • Issue:
    Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the magnets do not meet the magnetic force requirements of the Toys Regulations and pose an ingestion hazard.
  • What to do:
    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled magnet set and return product to the place of purchase for a refund.

Affected products

Magnet Game Set assorted-12 pieces-different shapes

Product description

This recall involves Magnet Game set consisting of a set of 12 magnets, which are different shapes. The product can be identified with Item number- KW9600, Part number MC3112 and UPC code 7 6853723112 9 found on the back of the package.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the magnets do not meet the magnetic force requirements of the Toys Regulations and pose an ingestion hazard.

The results of swallowing small powerful magnets can be very serious and life-threatening. Swallowing incidents have often resulted in considerable damage to the gastrointestinal tissues and required emergency surgical treatment. For survivors, there can be long-term health consequences.

As of August 3, 2021, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries.

For more information on the danger of swallowing magnets, please see magnet safety. For some tips to help consumers choose safe toys and to help them keep children safe when they play with toys, see the General Toy Safety Tips.

Number sold

The company reported that 546 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from May 2014 to July 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor

Hawk Importers Inc

Long Beach

California

UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy magnet set away from children and return to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Sayal Electronics by telephone at 416-494-8999, 08:00 am to 06:00 pm EST from Monday to Friday and 09:00 am to 06:00 pm EST on Saturday by email or visit the firm's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.