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
  • Product Liability
    The former CEO of Buckyballs maker Maxfield & Oberton LLC launched a federal lawsuit Tuesday alleging the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission overstepped its jurisdiction by targeting him personally for the $57 million recall his company refused to ...
    11/24/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Where to Check for Product Recalls
    That's partly because of the many recalls (more than 400 a year from the Consumer Product Safety Commission ... companies have launched recall apps, which pull from government data and are available for iOS.) [See: The Most Dangerous Products.]
    11/14/2013 - 5:15 am | View Link
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  • Defective Products and Consumer Rights
    Dangerous or otherwise defective products cause injury to countless numbers of consumers each year. If you purchase a product that simply does not perform as ...
    01/30/2015 - 2:00 pm | View Website
  • Product Recalls | Consumer
    Maytag Recalls 1.7 Million Dishwashers After Reports of Fires, Damage. On June 3, 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Maytag Corp. announced ...
    01/30/2015 - 8:02 am | View Website
  • MOH Liquidating Trust
    Buckyballs - The Amazing Magnetic Desktoy You Can't Put Down! Factory direct and ready to ship same day.
    01/30/2015 - 6:00 am | View Website
  • Six Retailers Announce Recall of Buckyballs and Buckycubes ...
    Six Retailers Announce Recall of Buckyballs and Buckycubes High-Powered Magnet Sets Due to Ingestion Hazard
    01/28/2015 - 10:28 am | View Website
  • Recalls of Household Products
    Briggs & Stratton recalls Snapper rear engine riding mowers 10/17/2014 The weld on the drive axle can fail resulting in loss of brake control. Briggs & Stratton Power ...
    01/28/2015 - 7:14 am | View Website
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