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MEGA brands recalls MagnaMan magnetic action figures

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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.

Hazard: Small 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.

Description: The 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.

Name

Color

Model #

  

Name

Model #

Alien

Green

28170

 

Robot Assortment

28198

Robotor

Red

28171

 

Vac Metal

28327

Flame

Orange

28172

 

4-Pack

28175

Gigantor

Blue

28173

 

3-Pack

28393

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.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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.

Hazard: Small 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.

Description: The 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.

Name

Color

Model #

  

Name

Model #

Alien

Green

28170

 

Robot Assortment

28198

Robotor

Red

28171

 

Vac Metal

28327

Flame

Orange

28172

 

4-Pack

28175

Gigantor

Blue

28173

 

3-Pack

28393

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.

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