Lists Of Dangerous Toys Released For Holiday Shopping Season

BOSTON (CBS) – Dora The Explorer backpacks, a magnetic fishing game and a foam tip dart gun are among the toys on this year’s dangerous toys list.

The lists were released Tuesday by MASSPIRG and World Against Toys That Cause Harm Inc.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens reports

The dangers included everything from choking to chemicals, like phthalates found in the Dora The Explorer backpack.

“Make sure there are no small parts, long cords, sharp edges, other types of hazards,” Jim Swartz of W.A.T.C.H said.

The full list of dangerous toys according to W.A.T.C.H. can be found on their Website.

Other toys on the list include “Snake Eggs,” Cole Imports’ “Magnetic Fishing,” Prime Time’s “Dart Zone” and Fuzion’s “SpinnerShark Four Wheel Knee Board.”


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