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

  • Consumer Product Safety Commission
    (Newser) - Ikea relaunched a recall of 29 million chests and dressers Tuesday after the death of an eighth child. The death of a California toddler, who was found trapped underneath an Ikea Malm dresser in May, has raised questions about whether Ikea has ...
    06/7/2017 - 1:54 pm | View Link
  • Zen Magnets Wins a Very Rare Victory Over the Consumer Product Safety Commission
    These small magnets have been sold by various companies in the U.S. since 2009, and if you swallow more than one of them they can clamp internal tissue between them with dangerous results ... suits over a previous recall of the products, and a full ...
    11/29/2016 - 1:35 pm | View Link
  • The Product Safety Commission Hit An Iceberg And Lost Its Way
    Despite being relatively low-risk, with just 22 reported incidents of ingested Buckyballs between March 2009 through October 2011, or one for every 100,000 sets sold, the CPSC initiated a recall in 2012 ... works fine and is not dangerous if used properly.
    07/14/2016 - 1:00 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 ...
    11/14/2013 - 5:15 am | View Link
  • Product Safety Commission files suit against toy maker
    The Buckyballs and Buckycubes sets contain up to 216 powerful rare earth magnets. At the time of the 2010 recall, Maxfield & Oberton was aware ... products over the past 30 years. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, go online to ...
    08/26/2012 - 4:28 am | View Link
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  • Kids In Danger | Product Hazards – Toys
    Toys are meant to provide joy and entertainment, yet many of them contain hidden hazards for children and they have been related to far too many injuries.
    04/20/2018 - 9:46 am | View Website
  • Neodymium magnet toys
    Controversies 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 time, Maxfield & Oberton, maker of Buckyballs, told the New York Times that they saw the product on YouTube and repackaged them as Buckyballs.
    04/19/2018 - 1:29 pm | View Website
  • Magnatab Magnetic Tablet and Stylus
    Magnatab Magnetic Tablet: Draw freely using 361 magnetic spheres.
    04/19/2018 - 12:25 pm | View Website
  • Buckyballs, health and longevity – state of knowledge ...
    By Vince Giuliano Image source The popular “life extension” blogs have been lit up recently with exchanges related to a recent publication that reports that a homogenized solution of olive oil and C60 carbon buckyballs fed to middle age rats …
    04/18/2018 - 8:11 pm | View Website
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    Did a seatbelt failure or defect contribute to your injury? Call The Gilbert Law Group® to speak to our auto product liability lawyers during a FREE evaluation!
    04/18/2018 - 5:27 pm | View Website
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