Attorneys at Perkins Coie on Tuesday removed a product liability lawsuit against Amazon.com and Loudwolf Inc. to California Northern District Court. The suit, filed by C.A. Goldberg PLLC on behalf of the parents of two minor children, accuses the defendants of negligence in selling toxic levels of 98-99 percent pure Sodium Nitrite to two underage consumers who used the chemical compound to commit suicide. According to the suit, Amazon allegedly bundles Sodium Nitrite with other offerings, like an ‘Amazon Edition’ suicide instruction book, small scale and acid reduction medicine, to create suicide kits. The case is 3:22-cv-05718, McCarthy et al v. Amazon.com, Inc. et al.
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