Product Recall? Buckyballs Are Dangerous To Swallow

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled an adult office toy because children keep swallowing it. The manufacturer is resisting and sales are booming

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    Johnson & Johnson expanded its recall of Acuvue TruEye contact lenses fivefold back in October, but only announced the news in Japan, where most of the recalled lenses were sold. Please select the following settings for your "My DailyFinance" quick view ...
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  • Safety Group Sues Buckyballs Founder In Product Recall Case
    the CPSC sued the company that makes Buckyballs, and advised retailers to stop selling them. A few months later, Zucker decided to close down his business. The CPSC then took the rare step of suing Craig Zucker, the founder, for the full cost of a recall ...
    01/10/2014 - 4:55 am | View Link
  • Federal regulators suing Buckyballs founder in rare product-recall case
    Zucker’s case is rare, not only because the lawsuit names him personally but also because businesses typically cooperate with recall efforts. Before the Buckyballs lawsuit ... “That type of situation is very dangerous for the public,” she said.
    01/6/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission
    (Newser) - The small rare-earth magnets best known as "Buckyballs" are too dangerous to young children to remain on the market, staff at the Consumer Product Safety Commission have decided. Regulators—who vote on a recommendation to ban the desk-toy ...
    12/16/2013 - 12:57 am | View Link
  • Where to Check for Product Recalls
    (It's currently available only for the Android, although other companies have launched recall apps, which pull from government data and are available for iOS.) [See: The Most Dangerous Products ... on serious hazards, like Buckyballs, which are high ...
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  • recall of Buckyballs
    Six Retailers Announce Recall of Buckyballs and Buckycubes High-Powered Magnet Sets Due to Ingestion Hazard
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  • Buckyballs vs. The United States of America |
    Buckyballs co-founder Craig Zucker says he was bullied by the government. The Feds say his company deserved to die.
    11/25/2015 - 8:55 am | View Website
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    Product positioning controversy. In 2009, a number of US companies decided to repackage sphere magnets and sell them as toys. Despite existing toy regulations at the ...
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  • Dangerous Baby & Kids' Products
    What is a Recall? A product recall is when a manufacturer or retailer calls for a specific product to be returned to them due to a defect or risk involved with the ...
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