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2021.09.14 Recall: DIY Metal Neodymium Magnetic Balls Blocks

The following notice has been issued by the Office for Product Safety and Standards.

DIY Metal Neodymium Magic Magnet Magnetic Balls Blocks

Magnetic balls 

Alert number
2108-0396

Product type
Toys - Magnetic balls

Product identifiers
N/A

Product description
Colourful magnetic spheres

Country of origin
China

Counterfeit
No

Risk level
Medium

Risk type
Choking and injuries

Risk description
The product presents a high risk of choking as the small magnetic balls were found to be small enough to fit completely into a small parts cylinder and as such, would be regarded as capable of causing a choking hazard for a child. The magnetic spheres were tested and found to have a magnetic flux index of 164.84 kG2 mm², greater than the limit of 50kG2 mm². If two or more magnets were swallowed, there is a risk that the magnets become drawn to each other in the digestive system, which could cause serious injury or death if medical attention is not sought immediately. The product does not meet the requirements of the Toys (Safety) Regulations 2011.

Corrective measures
We recommend owners stop using this product immediately. Contact the distributor you purchased from to request redress.

Online marketplace
AliExpress - The listing has been removed by the online marketplace

Notifier
Office for Product Safety and Standards

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