Washington Public Interest Research Group

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3:11 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Magnets, choking hazards top annual report on dangerous toys

Plastic toy food can still pose a choking hazard, even if it meets federal guidelines, says WashPIRG
Ashley Gross KPLU

As parents gear up to shop for the holidays, a non-profit consumer group is warning them to watch out for dangerous toys.

For the past 27 years, the Washington Public Interest Research Group, or WashPIRG, has released a report on toxic and hazardous toys. This year, the group is pointing to many toys that meet federal standards but still pose a danger.

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