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Consumer Organization Highlights Dangerous Toys


TSM – Bing Wu of MASSPIRG speaks to an attentive classroom at Kiddie Kampus in Dartmouth

The Captain America Soft Shield and Fsher Price’s Laugh and Learn remote are potentially dangerous toys you may want to avoid during your Christmas shopping.

They are two of the toys that make the Public Interest Research Group’s list of potentially dangerous toys included in their annual “Trouble In Toyland” report.

Masspirg and Kiddie Kampus in Dartmouth held a press event Tuesday to display some of the dangerous toys and what parents should watch for.  Bing Wu is with Masspirg…..

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The Public Interest Research Group’s report says the Captain America Soft Shield for kids aged two and up contains too much lead.

The Fisher Price Laugh and Learn remote is considered too noisy as it tested above 85 decibels, which is way above the limit for toys meant to be held close to the ear

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