Santa probably already knows these things, but if you have children on your holiday shopping list, you should take a few minutes to review the year’s most dangerous toys, as identified by two consumer watchdog groups.
Trouble in Toyland highlights 24 potentially hazardous toys and includes tips for keeping children safe from the toys you already own. They note that these toys are only examples and that other hazards may exist. This report is issued annually by US PIRG – see the full Trouble in Toyland report.
10 toys to avoid this holiday season – The World Against Toys Causing Harm (W.A.T.C.H.) unveiled its 42nd annual list of nominees for the 10 Worst Toys of 2014 for this holiday season (also see video clip below)
Staying Safe – Tips & Resources
U.S. PIRG issues the following safety tips for avoiding dangerous toys
Sign up to get toy and other consumer product recalls
Research the chemical content of toys
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