The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:
Magnetic toy building blocks
Type / number of model
The magnet can easily be detached from the square shape, generating a small part with a high magnet flux. If a child swallows the small magnet and other metallic objects, they could attract one another causing intestinal blockage or perforation or choking. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators
Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace (by: distributor)
Locking Shape Toy, 100 pcs Magnetic Toy Building Blocks. The product was sold online, in particular via eBay.
Country of origin
People’s Republic of China
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