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Product name DigitDots 3mm and 5mm Magnetic Balls
Description This recall involves 3mm and 5mm DigitDots Magnetic Balls which are small, spherical, loose and separable neodymium rare-earth magnets with a strong magnetic flux. The magnets are sold in two sizes: 3mm and 5mm. The 3mm diameter magnets are sold as aggregated loose magnets in sets of 512 multi-colored magnetic balls. The 5mm diameter magnets are sold as aggregated loose magnets in sets of 222 silver magnetic balls or 224 multi-colored magnetic balls. The recalled DigitDots were sold encased in clear, disposable packaging bearing the 'DigitDots' name and logo and included a plastic carrying case, also bearing the 'DigitDots' name and logo. 
Problem When two or more high-powered magnets are swallowed, either intentionally by younger children or accidentally by older children, the ingested magnets can attract to each other, or to another metal object, and become lodged in the digestive system. This can result in perforations, twisting and/or blockage of the intestines, infection, blood poisoning and death. 
Distribution Online at, and other websites for between $20 and $30. 
Company HD Premier by email at; web page or 
Dates sold March 2019 through January 2022 
Date posted 03/18/2022 
Additional information For additional information, visit the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's news release at 

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