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

  • 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
    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
  • 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 ...
    11/14/2013 - 5:15 am | View Link
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission
    Horizon Hobby is recalling almost 2,200 remote-controlled model helicopters due to a potentially dangerous defect in the aircraft’s tail, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced Jan. 28.The recall involves helicopters... Flat screen ...
    09/11/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Neodymium magnet toys
    Neodymium magnets, usually small spheres, have been manufactured as educational toys, stress relief products, and an artistic medium. As a result of an estimated ...
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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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  • Buckyballs and Buckycubes Refunds Now Available Through ...
    Buckyballs and Buckycubes Refunds Now Available Through; Recall To Refund Will Last Until Jan. 2015
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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.
    10/1/2015 - 5:49 pm | View Website
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