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BEND, OR -- It’s an annual holiday tradition; the Oregon Student’s Public Interest Research Group’s (OSPIRG) list of dangerous toys.

 

OSPIRG's Brittany Cronin tells KBND News the "Trouble in Toyland" report addresses hazards found on toy shelves. “Some of the hazards that we found on store shelves in the past few months were toxic hazards, chokeable hazards, magnetic toys and excessively noisy toys.”

 

She says it's simple to check whether a toy poses a choking hazard. “Our advice for parents and toy shoppers actually is to use just a toilet paper roll. It’s bigger than the test, so you know you’re being extra safe. And then if the toy or a piece of a toy fits inside of a toilet paper roll that toy is unsuitable for children under the age of three.”

 

Toys on the "Trouble" list include Slinky Jr (possible toxins), Singing Magnets (ingestion hazard) and Leap Frog Fridge Phonics (noise hazard). For OSPIRG's complete list of toy hazards, visit U.S. PIRG's website

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