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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    The study cites Consumer Product Safety ... magnets such as the popular Buckyballs are especially dangerous when ... them, are subject to a CPSC ...
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    Another toy has been recalled after the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said it was too dangerous. Only trouble is ... In the case of Craig Zucker and the recall of his adult desk toy Buckyballs, the CPSC is suing him and the now defunct company ...
    03/22/2014 - 6:00 pm | View Link
  • 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
  • Opportunity exists until February 4 to comment on CPSC’s effort to toughen "voluntary" product recall process
    CPSC can seek civil penalties from companies that fail to voluntarily recall and, perhaps more importantly, can publicly declare a product dangerous on its own, as it recently did with the Buckyballs magnetic toys. But companies also are more willing to ...
    01/8/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Federal regulators suing Buckyballs founder in rare product-recall case
    shiny magnets known as Buckyballs have always been a lot more powerful than they look, and now they are at the center of a high-stakes legal dispute over whether the government can hold a busi­ness­ owner personally liable for a consumer recall.
    01/6/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
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