Some Retailers Pull Magnetic Desktop Toy Buckyballs After CPSC Files Complaint

Some Retailers Pull Magnetic Desktop Toy Buckyballs After CPSC Files Complaint

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has dealt a swift blow to the makers of desktop magnetic toys Buckyballs after filing an administrative complaint against them earlier this week. The agency says it’s already convinced 10 retailers, including Amazon.com, to stop selling the tiny yet powerful magnets over concerns that children are swallowing them. We’ve already heard from one reader who had a Groupon deal refunded because of the CPSC’s filing. [More]