If the magnet-lined closures fail and the magnets fall out, serious injury or death can occur if they’re ingested. When two or more high-powered magnets are swallowed, they can attract to each other, or to another metal object, and get stuck in the digestive system. This can result in perforations, twisting and/or blockage of the intestines, infection, blood poisoning, and death.
This recall is for four YETI products: the Hopper M30 soft cooler 1.0 and 2.0, Hopper M20 backpack cooler, and SideKick Dry gear case. The recalled coolers and gear cases were sold in a variety of colors with YETI displayed on the front.
The coolers and gear cases were sold at Dick’s Sporting Goods, ACE Hardware, Academy Sports + Outdoors, YETI, and other stores nationwide and online at www.yeti.com and www.amazon.com from March 2018 to January 2023. The cost ranged from about $50 to $350.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and contact YETI for a refund or replacement, the company and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission advise. Visit www.yeti.com for instructions.
For more information, call YETI at 833-444-3151, email [email protected], or visit https://www.yeti.com/M20-M30-sidekick-product-recall.html.