Design Ideas recalled about 26,900 Rubber Ducky Magnets, and Design Ideas Blowfish and Splat Magnets
due to an ingestion hazard. The recall involves miniature office and refrigerator magnets sold in the shape of a duck, blowfish and a splat. A small magnet is affixed to the underside of the brightly colored plastic objects which were sold in sets of four or six
If the magnets are detached from product and 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.
For more information, go to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission website.