Safety group declares 10 toys 'potentially dangerous' for children

The World Against Toys Causing Harm (WATCH) safety advocacy group named 10 toys that are "potentially dangerous" and "should not be in the hands of children."

According to WATCH, the group says that some toys have inconsistent and inadequate warnings, and pose safety hazards. 

WATCH issues an annual list of toys that it finds are exceptionally dangerous for children. 

"Due to poor design, manufacturing and marketing practices, there are toys available for purchase today with the potential to lead to serious injury and even death," WATCH said in a statement. "WATCH urges parents and caregivers to take precautions when buying toys— especially during the upcoming 2017 holiday season."

Although the toys are considered dangerous, the toys listed meet federal safety regulations. 

Here is the list of 10 toys WATCH said consumers should avoid, or exercise caution when using: 

Top 10:

1. HALLMARK "ITTY BITTYS" BABY STACKING TOY 
Hazard: Potential for strangulation and entanglement injuries
 
2. PULL ALONG PONY 
Hazard: Potential for strangulation and entanglement injuries
 
3. WONDER WOMAN BATTLE-ACTION SWORD 
Hazard: Potential for blunt force injuries
 
4. HAND FIDGETS SPINNERS 
Hazard: Potential for choking injuries
 
5. SPIDER-MAN SPIDER-DRONE
Hazard: Potential for eye and body impact injuries
 
6. NERF ZOMBIE TRIKE DEADBOLT CROSSBOW
Hazard: Potential for eye injuries
 
7. SLACKERS SLACKLINE CLASSIC SERIES KIT
Hazard: Potential for strangulation and fall-related injuries
 
8. OVAL XYLOPHONE
Hazard: Potential for ingestion and choking injuries
 
9. JETS HEEL WHEELS
Hazard: Potential for blunt impact and fire-related burn injuries
 
10. BRIANNA BABYDOLL
Hazard: Potential for choking injuries

 Click here to learn more about the listed toys.

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