Warning: Buy this Toy

8 11 2007

Toy delivers ‘date-rape’ drug when ingested
Posted by Michael Tiemann
November 8, 2007 3:42 AM PST

Comatose, that sounds safe. Looks like the safety officials are as lackidaisical as the FDA.

” The CNN article about the Aqua Dots product recall says:

U.S. safety officials have recalled about 4.2 million Chinese-made Aqua Dots bead toys that contain a chemical that has caused some children to vomit and become comatose after swallowing them.

We immediately did our own product recall, removing the unsafe toy from our house last night after our daughter went to bed. But how did this product get into our house in the first place?

The CNN report continued:

Scientists have found the highly popular holiday toy contains a chemical that, once metabolized, converts into the toxic “date rape” drug GHB (gamma-hydroxy butyrate), U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) spokesman Scott Wolfson told CNN…




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