Updated 12/06/2012 08:29 AM
19 Harmful Toys Identified In Research Group's Annual Toy Safety Report
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A report released by the New York Public Interest Research Group identified 19 potentially unsafe toys and children's products found in stores across the city.
The toys on the list may pose a choking hazard, contain high levels of toxic substances, or be harmful to children’s ears and exceed the recommended noise standards.
The Treacherous Toys list includes the Dora Tunes Guitar made by Fisher-Price, the Honk & Rumble Wheel, made by ToyState, and the FunKeys Car Keys.
Below is the full list of toys identified as potentially unsafe by the New York Public Interest Research Group. In some cases, the toy's manufacturer is listed in parenthesis:
Explore and Learn Helicopter (VTech)
The Avengers Gamma Green Smash Fists (Hasbro)
N-Force Vendetta Double Sword (Hasbro)
Power Rangers Super Samurai Shogun Helmet (Banzai)
Bongo Ball (Toys R Us)
FunKeys Car Keys (Maison Joseph Battat, Ltd.)
Baby's 2nd Birthday Balloons (Unique Industries Inc, PA 19112 USA)
CAT Honk & Rumble Wheel (Toystate.com)
Dora the Explorer Backpack (Global Design Concepts Inc.)
Dora Tunes Guitar (Fisher-Price)
Dragster Cars (http://www.zwindups.com/)
Super Play Food Set (Geoffrey LLC)
Snake Eggs (GreenBrier International Inc.)
Disney's Minnie Mouse Rain Slicker
Marvel's Spider-Man Youth Rain Poncho
Smart Fit Children's Pink Rainboots
Smart Fit Children's Hearts and Stars Rainboots
The Rock Backpack
For more details about the list, visit http://www.nypirg.org/pubs/consumer/TreacherousToys2012.pdf.