NATIONAL—Last November, World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. (“W.A.T.C.H.”) revealed its nominees for the “10 Worst Toys of 2016.” While the group comes out with a new list every year, Tripp Law Firm invites parents to review last year’s list and not forget about the dangers these toys pose to your children.
Here is W.A.T.C.H.’s list of the 10 worst toys of 2016 and the risks they pose:
Toy 1 - Peppa Pig's Muddy Puddles Family
This is due to a choking hazard from small parts.
Toy 2 - Kids Time Baby Children's Elephant Pillow
Suffocations hazards are present without warning.
Toy 3 - Slimeball Slinger
Slimeball ammunition can be fired with enough force to cause eye injuries.
Toy 4 - Banzai Bump N' Bounce Body Bumpers
There is potential for impact injuries.
Toy 5 - Nerf Rival Apollo XV-700 Blaster
Potential for eye injuries but carries no warning.
Toy 6 - The Good Dinosaur Galloping Butch
Potential for puncture wounds due to pointed tail. Warns about small parts but not about puncture wound threat.
Toy 7 - Peppy Pups
Risk of strangulation due to long cord. Carries no warning.
Toy 8 - Flying Heroes Superman Launcher
Risk of eye and facial injuries.
Toy 9 - Baby Magic Feed and Play Baby
Spoon that comes with doll has the potential to be mouthed and block a child’s airway. Has no warning.
Toy 10 - Warcraft Doomhammer
Risk of blunt impact injuries.
If you, your child, or another loved one were injured by a dangerous or defective toy, call TRIPP LAW FIRM – Personal Injury Law at (727)398-2900 in Pinellas/Pasco County, (863)666-0380 in Polk County, and (407)850-8680 in Orange/Osceola/Seminole County, for an immediate, confidential case evaluation. There is NO Fee and NO Costs if we do not obtain a Recovery for YOU!
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Sarah D. Young, CONSUMER AFFAIRS: The 10 most dangerous toys of 2016 (Nov. 17, 2016), available at https://www.consumeraffairs.com/news/the-10-most-dangerous-toys-of-2016-111716.html.
World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. (W.A.T.C.H.), 2016 “10 Worst Toys” (Nov. 15, 2016), available at https://toysafety.org/portfolio_category/2016-10-worst-toys/.