Mad About Science—Magnetic Stones
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.
Mad About Science (online store)
- 30 November 2012 - 12 May 2013
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.