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Magnet Dart Boards Recalled Due to Aspiration and Intestinal Hazards

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Family Dollar, in conjunction with the CPSC, is recalling about 250,000 FUN ‘N SAFE Magnetic Dart Boards because the magnets pose aspiration and intestinal hazards.

Small magnets at the ends of the darts can detach. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which can be fatal.

The dart board is approximately 15 inches wide and is black, white, green, and red and has a checkered design. The dart board was also sold with six 4-inch magnetic darts that adhere to the dart board when thrown. On the back of the board is “Made in China”.

So far the company has not received any reports of injury or illness. The recalled product was available in Family Dollar stores across the United States from January 2001 to January 2008.