April 11th, 2022
As magnet ingestions by children reach record highs, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has scored a victory in a more than 10-year battle to keep extremely dangerous tiny magnetic balls out of the hands and mouths of children.
On March 17, 2022, HD …
September 2nd, 2021
In the culmination of a nearly decade-long battle that pitted the U.S. government agency charged with product safety against a manufacturer of dangerous magnetic balls made from rare-earth magnets, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has taken the rare step of forcing a mandatory recall.
December 7th, 2020
The parents of two young boys who recently swallowed magnets from those “super cool” magnetic ball sets that kids commonly play with have come forward with their personal stories of how this fun, quirky product can quickly lead to a medical emergency.
According to news reports, …
July 15th, 2020
They look completely innocent. Tiny, colorful magnetic balls that can be molded into designs and shapes with no artistic limits, other than the boundaries of one’s imagination. The packaging says they are not for children under age 14, but they are easily found online with …
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