WASHINGTON – Star Networks USA LLC is recalling all Magnicube Spheres and Magnicube Cubes magnetic sets because of the possibility for injury from swallowing the small, powerful magnets.
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The recall is part of the settlement of an administrative case filed by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in December 2012. The case sought a mandatory recall of the Magnicube products.
The CPSC said that since 2009, it has received numerous incident reports of ingestions involving small, high-powered magnets, including many that required surgery.
Consumers are advised to immediately stop using the products.
Star has agreed to provide a full refund to customers who return a full set of Magnicube Cubes or Magnicube Spheres. Those who return a partial set will receive a refund prorated based on the percentage of magnets returned.