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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  • 10 Incredibly Dangerous Banned Toys
    They say that it's all fun and games until somebody loses an eye. Technically, the same applies to skull fractures, poisoning, and third-degree burns. Throughout history, toy makers have designed some truly brutal products (lawn darts, anyone?). But with modern-day lawsuits, you'd think we would've curbed that problem. Yet, in their fervor to create the next Slinky, Etch A Sketch, or Tickle Me ...
    08/27/2014 - 9:22 am | View Link
  • Zen Magnets Vows to Fight CPSC
    DENVER, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zen Magnet LLC is now the last surviving contender in the battle against the CPSC's (Consumer Product Safety Commission) attempt to remove aggregate sets of high powered magnets similar to Buckyballs from the US market. "We will not settle for any sort of stop-sale of magnets that are perfectly safe when not misused," stated in a Zen Magnets press release.(1 ...
    08/5/2014 - 9:01 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • 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
  • Where to Check for Product Recalls
    But despite a plethora of information on recalls and warnings aimed ... although other companies have launched recall apps, which pull from government data and are available for iOS.) [See: The Most Dangerous Products.] "For the consumer, it's a choice ...
    11/14/2013 - 5:15 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 ...
    11/13/2013 - 8:41 pm | 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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BING SEARCH:
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    Buckyballs - The Amazing Magnetic Desktoy You Can't Put Down! Factory direct and ready to ship same day.
    10/21/2014 - 6:40 pm | View Website
  • 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 ...
    10/21/2014 - 12:35 pm | 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
    10/21/2014 - 9:29 am | View Website
  • Product Liability Attorneys: Parker Waichman LLP Can Help You
    Call for a Free Consultation with the leading Product Liability Lawyers at 1-800-968-7529. You have rights, we protect them.
    10/21/2014 - 4:50 am | View Website
  • Dangerous Baby & Kids' Products
    Like other products liability claims, those relating to children's products can be made against manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, and retailers.
    10/20/2014 - 12:26 am | View Website
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