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NEWS: Safety Regulators List Top 10 Toy Recalls

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posted on Nov, 22 2004 @ 10:19 PM
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has compiled their annual top 10 list of dangerous toys just in time for the Christmas season. All the toys should be off store shelves as products have been recalled over the past year. There were 11 deaths related to toys in 2003 and 13 deaths in 2002 involving kids under 15
Safety Regulators List Top 10 Toy Recalls
Monday, November 22, 2004 Posted: 1:00 PM EST (1800 GMT)

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A reminder from the government: check those holiday shopping lists to make sure no recalled children's toys are on them.
All the products were recalled in the past year, the commission said. A Nerf football and a Bat mobile toy car were among some of the items on the list released Monday. The agency also is launching Neighborhood Safety Network, a Web-based grass-roots effort to help spread the word about safety recalls to consumers who may be harder to reach. CPSC Chairman Hal Stratton said the network will put lifesaving information into the hands of people who need it most. "These messages are posted and passed on in Boys and Girls Clubs, American Indian reservations, fire houses and housing projects," he said.
The list of top recalled children's toys and products include: Link

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What a bummer. I guess I won’t be getting that Batmobile after all or that Nikko radio-controlled truck; it seems it overheats. But all kidding aside, to lose a child at this time of year or any time for that matter is tragic. See the link provided for the list of the toys on the CPSC list.

[edit on 23-11-2004 by Banshee]

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