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Child safety non-profit releases annual list of 10 'worst toys' this holiday season

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Posted at 5:41 AM, Nov 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-25 05:43:09-05

TAMPA, Fla. — W.A.T.C.H., Inc., a non-profit that works to educate the public about child safety, released its annual nominees for the 10 "worst toys" this holiday season.

"The particular toys nominated for the '10 Worst Toys' list are illustrative of some potential hazards in toys being sold to consumers and should not be considered as the only potentially hazardous toys on the market," the release says.

  • Calico Critters Nursery Friends
    • Potential for choking injuries
    • Sold at: Walmart, Amazon, Kohl’s
    • Manufacturer: Epoch Co., LTD.
  • Missile Launcher
    • Potential for eye and facial injuries
    • Sold at: Home Goods
    • Manufacturer: Toysmith, Redballoontoystore
  • Marvel Avengers Vibranium Power FX Claw
    • Potential for eye and facial injuries
    • Sold at: Kmart, Amazon, Walmart,
    • Manufacturer: Hasbro
  • Gloria Owl
    • Potential for ingestion/aspiration injuries
    • Sold at: Kmart, Amazon, Walmart
    • Manufacturer: Hasbro
  • WWE Jumbo Superstar Fists
    • Potential for blunt force trauma and impact injuries
    • Sold at: Kmart, Amazon
    • Manufacturer: Jakks Pacific, Inc.
  • Sci-Fi Slime
    • Potential for chemical-related injuries
    • Sold at: Amazon, Kohl’s, Toyexpresskids, Magic Beans
    • Manufacturer: Alex Brands-Scientific Explorer
  • Boomerang Interactive Stunt UFO
    • Potential for cutting and propeller-related injuries
    • Sold at: Target, Walmart
    • Manufacturer: Amax Group
  • Boom City Racers
    • Potential for eye and face injuries
    • Sold at: Target, Amazon, Walmart
    • Manufacturer: Moose Toys LLC
  • My Sweet Love Lots of Love Babies Minis
    • Potential for ingestion and choking hazards
    • Sold at: Walmart
    • Manufacturer: JC Toys Group, Inc; Walmart Inc
  • Star Wars Mandalorian Darksaber
    • Potential for blunt force and eye injuries
    • Sold at: Target, Amazon, Walmart, Walmart, Bestbuy
    • Manufacturer: Hasbro; Disney

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