Cinmar Recalls World Magnetic Travel Maps Due To Risk of Magnet Ingestion by Children; Sold Exclusively at Frontgate
Name of product: Magnetic travel maps
Hazard: When two or more magnets of the magnetic travel maps 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: 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.
Recall date: August 4, 2016
Consumer Contact: Cinmar toll-free at 888-263-9850 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.frontgate.com and click on "Safety Recall Notices" at the bottom of the page for more information.