The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:
Magnetic toy set
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The product’s pieces contain a small magnet with a high magnetic flux. If a child swallows one or more magnet and/or other metallic objects, they could attract one another causing intestinal blockage or perforation.
Furthermore, the product’s pieces are small and the magnet can easily be detached. If a child puts it in the mouth, it could cause choking.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and of the relevant European Standard EN 71.
Measures taken by economic operators
Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace (By: Other)
Set of magnetic building blocks in the shape of sticks, containing 103 pieces. The product is also sold online, notably on eBay.
The product is sold in a coloured cardboard box with a plastic window.
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