WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Panelcraft-Recalls-Childrens-Building-Sets
Name of Product: Children's magnetic building sets
Hazard: The building sets corner welds can break, allowing the panels and frames to separate and release magnets during play. When released, exposed magnets can create a choking hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled building sets and take them away from children. Contact the firm to receive a prepaid shipping label for returning the recalled sets for a free replacement set including shipping.
Consumer Contact: Panelcraft toll-free at 888-288-7615 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.panelcraft.com and click on Contact Us for more information.
Units: About 2,000
Description: This recall involves two styles of Panelcraft™ Rainbow magnetic building sets: Rainbow Dream Builder and Rainbow Solid Builder. The solid builder set includes 19 pieces: 11 solid panels in red, yellow, green, blue and purple and 8 white windows that measure 9 inches by 9 inches. The rainbow dream builder set includes 19 windows in red, yellow, green, blue and purple colors that measure 9 inches by 9 inches.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Sold at: Discount School Supply, Kaplan Early Learning Company, Panelcraft and Tout About Toys from November 2016 through January 2017 for between $120 and $150.
Importer/Distributor: Panelcraft Inc., of Dearborn, Mich.
Manufactured in: China
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