Health Canada Examining Risks Posed by Powerful Magnetic Beads Sold As Novelty Products

by Health Canada on August 14, 2012

in Canadian Recalls,Health Canada Recalls

Small powerful magnetic beads sold as novelty products for adults, and small toys containing powerful magnets, pose a recognized health hazard to children of all ages. There have been many cases of children requiring emergency surgical treatment to remove swallowed magnets and/or magnetic toy pieces from their intestines.

This is a summary of a recall issued by Health Canada. The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to do if you are affected by this recall.

View Full Details Of Original Health Canada Recall Notice Here

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