10 Of The Weirdest Product Recalls Of All Time
Many years ago, when a toy was manufactured and put out into the world, it was often dangerous and could cause bodily harm to the children playing with it. Today, however, toys have become bland and boring in an effort to reduce any risk or harm. Toy companies would often have to recall their products from the public. They were not the only ones, though. A lot of companies had to put out a global recall after it was discovered their item was defective or dangerous. Here are the ten weirdest product recalls of all time.
US Consumer Product Safety Commission Lapel Pins
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission is a government group that keeps track of the market to ensure dangerous products aren’t released into the world. However, they had their own incident after releasing 80,000 lapel pins to the public. These pins contained too much lead, sharp edges, and choking hazard clips.
‘Too Cool to Do Drugs’ Pencils
The Bureau for At-Risk Youth released “Too Cool to Do Drugs” pencils to students. When sharpened down, however, the pencils read “Cool to Do Drugs” or just “Do Drugs.”