Toy Recalls

Recall date: February 13, 2013
Recall number: 13-120

Purr-Fection Stuffed Animals with Flashlights Recalled by MJC Due to Laceration Hazard, Sold Exclusively at Cabela's

Name of product:
Beamerzzz™ Stuffed Animals with LED Flashlight

Hazard: LED flashlight wires can protrude through the stuffed toy, posing a laceration hazard.

Remedy
Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Purr-Fection by MJC for a replacement toy.

Sold at
Cabela's stores and online at Cabelas.com from September 2012 through November 2012 for about $15.

Manufacturer
Purr-Fection by MJC, Inc., of Tualatin, Ore.

Manufactured in
China

Units
About 7,200

Description
The recalled Beamerzzz stuffed toys come with LED flashlights sewn into the left paw. The toys are 12 inches high and come in five animal types. The model number can be found on the hang tag on the left ear. Affected toys are marked with manufacturing code 111208-02 on the sewn in label located in the left rear portion of the toy.

The recalled styles are:

Style

Model Number

Baby Moose

3127FS

Baby Butter Cream Bear

1229FS

Baby Smoky Black Bear

1231FS

Baby Deer

3136FS

Baby Derby Elephant

1927FS

Consumer Contact:
Purr-Fection by MJC at (800) 359-0254 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.purr-fection.com and click on the orange product recall tab at the top of the page for more information.

Incidents/Injuries
One incident was reported involving a consumer who noticed an exposed wire. No injuries were reported.

Beamerzzz


Recall date: January 31, 2013
Recall number: 13-111

Kringles Toys and Gifts Recalls High Powered Magnets Due to Ingestion Hazard; Sold Exclusively on Amazon.com

Name of product:
Nanospheres Magnetic Desk Toys

Hazard:
If two or more magnets are swallowed, they can link together inside a child's intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis and death. Internal injury from magnets can pose serious lifelong health effects.

Remedy
Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact the company to arrange for return and a full refund.

Sold at
Amazon.com from November 2010 through December 2011 for about $25 to $30.

Manufacturer
Kringle Toys and Gifts, of American Fork, Utah

Manufactured in
China

Units
About 4,200

Description
The products were sold for use as an adult novelty item or desk toy with appropriate hazard warnings and stating the intended age level as 14 years and older. Nanospheres is a mass of 231 small powerful magnets that are either silver, gold or black in color. Each magnet is about 5mm in diameter. The magnets come in a circular metal canister approximately 2.5 inches in diameter and 1.5 inches tall with a black and blue label displaying the product name "Nanospheres."

Incidents/Injuries
The firm has received no reports of incidents or injury. CPSC has received 80 reports of incidents involving ingestion of other high powered magnets, resulting in 79 reports seeking medical intervention.

Consumer Contact:
Kringles Toys and Gifts toll-free at (888) 801-1649 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, e-mail customerservice@kringlestoysandgifts.com, or website www.kringlestoysandgifts.com and click on Product Recall for more information.

Nanospheres


Recall date: January 31, 2013
Recall number: 13-112

High Powered Magnet Balls Recalled by SCS Direct Due to Risk of Ingestion; Sold Exclusively on Amazon.com

Name of product:
Magnet Balls® Manipulative Magnet Sets

Hazard:
When two or more magnets are swallowed, they can link together inside a child's intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis and death. Internal injury from magnets can pose serious lifelong health effects

Remedy
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled magnets and contact SCS Direct for instructions on returning the product for a $20 store credit.

Sold exclusively at
Amazon.com from August 2010 through May 2012 for about $20.

Manufacturer
SCS Direct Inc., of Stratford, Conn

Manufactured in
China

Recall Details

Units
About 106,000

Description
This recall involves all Magnet Balls® The Original and Rainbow Bright interactive magnet sets sold in a cylindrical silver tin. Each puzzle set contains 216 spherical high-powered magnets that are 5mm in diameter. The magnets were sold in silver and multi-color sets.

Incidents/Injuries
No incidents or injuries have been reported to SCS Direct. CPSC has received 80 reports of incidents involving ingestion of other high powered magnets, resulting in 79 reports seeking medical intervention.

Consumer Contact:
SCS Direct; toll-free at (888) 749-1387, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. Consumers can also email the firm at recall@scsdirectinc.com.

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