CPSC Orders Zen Magnets To Stop Sales Due To Injury Risk

Law360, New York (November 6, 2017, 6:29 PM EST) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on Friday announced its decision that Zen Magnets LLC’s magnet sets pose a substantial product hazard that can’t be mitigated by warnings on the product, ordering the company to recall all its magnet sets.

CPSC Commissioners Marietta S. Robinson, Robert S. Adler and Elliot F. Kaye held in a final decision that the very design of the magnets as small, loose, separable and strongly magnetic is hazardous to children, who can easily swallow them either accidentally or intentionally; once swallowed,...
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