Product Recall Alert

Joybuy High-Powered Magnetic Ball Sets Recalled - Sold at Walmart

When high-powered magnets are swallowed, the ingested magnets can attract to each other, or another metal object, and become lodged in the digestive system.

View The Official CPSC Recall Notice


This recall involves 5mm (.2 inch) magnetic balls which are small, spherical, loose and separable neodymium rare-earth magnets with a strong magnetic flux.

The 5mm-diameter magnets are sold in a set of 226 multi-colored magnetic balls encased in a clear, plastic case and a portable, tin storage box. The set includes a black storage bag.


CPSC estimates 2,400 magnet ingestions were treated in hospital emergency departments from 2017 through 2021. CPSC is aware of seven deaths since 2005 involving the ingestion of hazardous magnets, including two outside of the United States.

Recalled 226pcs 5mm (0.2 inch) Magnetic Stones Toy Creativity Development DIY Magnetic Beads

Name of Product: Magnetic Stones Toy Creativity Development DIY Magnetic Beads, 5mm (.2 inch)

Recall Date: March 7, 2024

Recall Number: 24-144

Hazard: The recalled 5mm magnetic ball sets violate the mandatory federal toy magnet regulation because they contain one or more magnets that fit within CPSC’s small parts cylinder and the magnets are stronger than permitted. When high-powered magnets are swallowed, the ingested magnets can attract to each other, or another metal object, and become lodged in the digestive system. This can result in perforations, twisting and/or blockage of the intestines, infection, blood poisoning and death.

Sold At: Exclusively online at from August 2022 through April 2023 for about $14.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled magnetic ball sets immediately, take them away from children, and contact Joybuy Marketplace Express to receive a pre-paid label to return them for a full refund. Joybuy Marketplace Express is notifying all known purchasers directly.

Units: About 650

Consumer Directions and Contact

What Do I Do if My Product is Recalled?

Joybuy Marketplace Express collect at 302-426-4543 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, by email at, or online at for more information.

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