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Toymaker Sued For Product Safety Violations
2012-07-26 09:36:12

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An independent government agency has ordered the halt of sales of the popular magnetic desktop toy Buckyballs, and has filed a lawsuit against the toy´s maker, claiming the small, magnetic balls are a serious hazard to small children. Buckyballs are high-powered desktop magnetic balls marketed for adults, but they are small enough that they can be swallowed, potentially causing serious harm to small children. Even teenagers...

2012-06-24 23:03:42

While Toys with Neodymium Magnets are Marketed to Children 14 and Older, They Continue to Endanger Younger Children. When Swallowed, these High-Powered Magnets can Cause Serious and Life-Threatening Intestinal Injuries, Including Bowel Ulcerations, Intestinal Damage, Blood Poisoning, Death. Melville, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2012 Attorneys Andres Alonso and David Krangle, founding partners of Alonso Krangle LLP, a national law firm focused on child safety, applaud Senator Kirsten Gillibrand...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin