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    • 5/6/2013
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    • 20130412-8D430-2147457020
    Incident Description: In January 2013 my 9 year old son swallowed 2 Bucky Balls. He has no knowledge of swallowing them and it was days before we knew he did. He has a terrible habit of chewing on things ie: his nails, pen tops, [REDACTED], etc. Evidently he was chewing on these ... (More)
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    • 11/6/2012
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    • 20121005-86AFB-2147463108
    Incident Description: 13 year old female presented to the emergency room yesterday evening following a foreign body ingestion. She had been playing with 2 [magnet sets] given to her by a friend and displayed the circular magnets on her lower lip as a piercing. She attempted to ... (More)
    Business Comments:
    (10/16/2012) Maxfield and Oberton does not sell, market or promote its product as a toy. It cannot be determined from the complaint whether the product involved was actually a Buckyballs® brand product or some other brand product. The complainant apparently does not have ... (More)
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    • 5/11/2012
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    • 20120413-51C10-2147468464
    Incident Description: My 11 year old daughter was playing with a group of friends at a neighbors house. They had Bucky Balls, purchased at Brookstone, and tried to copy something they saw on the internet, where they placed one of the tiny, magnetic balls on their tongue and ... (More)
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    (8/20/2012) It cannot be determined from the complaint whether the product involved was a Buckyballs® brand product or some other brand product. The complainant apparently does not have the packaging or other information that would identify the brand. The packaging of ... (More)
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    • 12/13/2011
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    • 20111119-E15FB-2147473210
    Incident Description: My 2 year old daughter found "Bucky Balls" laying around on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011. These balls were given as a gift of to my husband December, 2010. She swallowed 13 magnetic balls. We only knew she ate them because she told us and we found the remaining on ... (More)
    Business Comments:
    (8/20/2012) he packaging of Buckyballs® brand products is clearly and conspicuously marked with a warning to keep the product away form all children and the consequences if swallowed. Maxfield and Oberton urges consumers to keep its products away from children--those ... (More)
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    • 12/6/2011
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    • 20111110-97BB5-2147473446
    Incident Description: My 13 year old daughter placed 5 magnetic "Bucky Balls" below her upper lip, just above the gum line. She then placed a few on the outside of her lip to mimic a piercing. Somehow they snapped apart and shot to the back of her throat. The impulse to swallow ... (More)
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    Business Comments:
    (8/21/2012) The packaging of Buckyballs® brand products is clearly and conspicuously marked with a warning to keep away from all children and the consequences of ingestion. Maxfield and Oberton urges consumers to keep its products away from children--those persons ... (More)
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