Name of product:
Zen Magnets and Neoballs Magnets
This mandatory recall involves all Zen Magnets and Neoballs magnets. Zen Magnets and Neoballs are high-powered 5 mm spherical magnets. Zen Magnets were sold individually and in sets of 72, 216 with 6 spares, and 1,728 with 8 spares. Neoballs were sold individually and in sets in the following colors: silver, gold, red, orange, green, red, blue, and purple. “Zen Magnets” or “Neoballs” is printed on the packaging.
Hazard: Due to Ingestion
Zen Magnets LLC is aware of two children who ingested Zen Magnets and required surgery to remove the magnets and parts of their intestines and bowels.
Remedy: Stop use and refund
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled magnets and contact Zen Magnets LLC for a refund.
About 10 million magnets, sold individually and in magnet sets sold online at Neoballs.com and ZenMagnets.com and certain Colorado retailers beginning in January 2009 for between $12 and $264 per set, or individually for 6 to 10 cents per magnet.