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Consumer Group Releases Toxic Toys List

Consumer Group Releases Toxic Toys List

The Captain America Soft Shield and Fisher Price's Laugh and Learn Remote are potentially dangerous toys you may want to avoid during your Black Friday shopping.

“One toy violated the federal standard for lead by 29 times, so that's higher than we've found in recent years,” says Jenny Levin with the U.S. Public Interest Research Group which released it's annual list of potentially dangerous toys Tuesday.

The report said a package of toy jewelry rings from Dollar General tested positive for lead at twice the legal limit. Other concerns included some toddler toys that were too loud and exceeded federal safety limits.

Beware of the sonic sound sizzlers noise magnets as they could pose a choking hazard.

Levin tells KTRH News many of the toys were 'Made in China.'

“Unfortunately we see a lot of these manufacturers use the cheapest ingredients available, and that may not be acceptable in the United States,” she says.

More information is the group's website or by searching for "trouble in toyland."

 

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