Mad About Science—Magnetic Stones

Identifying features

Model Number: MAS-00453

What are the defects?

The product exceeds the maximum allowable magnetic flux index for small high-powered magnets, as set by Consumer Protection Notice No. 5 of 2012.

What are the hazards?

If a child swallows more than one small high powered magnet, the magnets can stick together across the walls of the child's intestines, possibly leading to internal injuries and even death.

What should consumers do?

Cease using the product immediately and return it to Mad About Science for a full refund.

Traders who sold this product

Mad About Science (online store)

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 30 November 2012 - 12 May 2013

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Product category