Mad About Science—Magnetic Stones

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Product description

Approximately 12 hematite magnetic stones 2-3cm in diameter in a compact gift tin.
Identifying features
Model Number: MAS-00453

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Model Number: MAS-00453

Reasons the product is recalled

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

The hazards to consumers

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 consumers should 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)

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Responsible regulator

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

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