Most Dangerous Toys of 2020
We rely on the products we buy to be safe, whether they are appliances, cars, food, furniture or toys. However, sometimes the items we buy are not as safe as they should be. They may be designed or manufactured with a defect that can cause injuries to consumers.
These defective products can apply to toys as well. As a parent, you should be concerned that your child could be playing with dangerous toys. These toys may look safe on the outside, but can pose choking hazards and cause injuries when used during normal play.
What are some toys you should avoid? Here are the most dangerous toys of 2020.
Calico Critters Nursery Friends
This set of cute animals will appeal to young kids, but beware: they can pose a choking hazard. They are appealing to kids who enjoy putting things in their mouth, but this set contains small parts, such as pacifiers
This toy comes with several warnings. First, it has small parts and poses a choking hazard. Also, it is rated for outdoor use only, as it contains a launcher that is close to a child’s face. This can result in injuries to the face and eyes.
Marvel Avengers Vibranium Power FX Claw
This toy also has the potential to cause injuries to the eyes and face. It features a toy claw that looks innocent enough, but it comes with a warning not to use it on people or animals.
This plush toy is for children as young as 12 months old. The fur on this cuddly owl, however, can be dangerous. It’s coarse and prone to shedding. The loose hairs can cause choking issues in young children.
WWE Jumbo Superstar Fists
These large fists are advertised as “super soft,” but they can still lead to injuries. Children as young as years old can pretend as though they’re a pro wrestler. However, there is a potential for blunt force and impact injuries.
Creating slime is all the rage, but the process can be dangerous. The Sci-Fi Slime set comes with various chemicals and other ingredients that can be harmful if put in the mouth or eyes. They can also cause skin and respiratory irritation.
Boomerang Interactive Stunt UFO
UFOs can seem cool and fun, but they have dangerous parts that can cause injuries. The packaging tells consumers to play catch with friends, but the propeller can cause injuries to the hands and hair. The UFO can also get caught in loose clothing
Contact a New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer Today
Defective products can cause serious injuries and even death. Not all toys are safe. When a child plays with toys, parents need to be aware of the possible hazards.
Were you or a loved one injured by a defective product? If so, seek legal help from a Morristown products liability attorney at The Law Offices of Michael P. Burakoff. We Will help you obtain compensation from the manufacturer. Schedule a free consultation by filling out the online form or calling (973) 455-1567.