Cinmar Recalls World Magnetic Travel Maps Due To Risk of Magnet Ingestion by Children; Sold Exclusively at Frontgate (Recall Alert)

This recall involves World Magnetic Travel Maps with a burlwood frame. The world maps measure 54 inches wide and 36 inches tall and come with 50 magnetic markers. The maps affected by this recall have item number 145684. The item number is printed on the packaging.

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    When two or more magnets are swallowed, they can link together inside the intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis and death. Internal injury from magnets can pose serious lifelong health effects.
  • Remedy
    Replace
  • Incidents
    None reported
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using the magnetic markers that came with the product, keep them out of reach of children and dispose of them or recycle them. Cinmar is contacting consumers who purchased the products directly and will provide instructions on how to receive replacement magnets.
  • Sold At
    Frontgate retail and outlet stores and online at www.frontgate.com from October 2015 through March 2016 for about $225.
 
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