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Magnet Sets Recalled for Safety Risk

Posted at 7:33 AM, Apr 16, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-16 08:41:50-04

magnets recallWASHINGTON, D.C. — High-powered magnet sets called Buckyballs and Buckycubes are being recalled.

The reason for the recall is defects in the design, warnings, and instructions which can create a serious risk for injury to children.

The recalled magnet sets were sold in six stores across the nation and online, including Bed, Bath & Beyond and Barnes & Noble.

Consumers are advised to take the sets away from children and teenagers and return them.