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Product name Magnet Balls (R) Manipulative Magnet Sets
Description This recall involves all Magnet Balls (R) 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. 
Problem 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. 
Distribution Sold exclusively at for about $20. 
Company SCS Direct 888-749-1387; email 
Dates sold August 2010 through May 2012 
Date posted 03/05/2013 
Additional information For additional information, visit the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission news release at 

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