Parents beware: Dangerous, recalled toys are still on sale

Parents Beware: Dangerous, Recalled Toys Are Still On Sale

City of Greenville, North Carolina

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A consumer advocacy group is warning parents shopping for the holidays that dangerous, recalled toys are still being sold online.

The U.S. Public Interest Research group’s 37th annual “Trouble in Toy-Land” safety report was released Thursday.

The P.L.R.G. said it was able to buy more than 30 recalled toys from several U.S.-based online sellers.

Those toys included:

  • Blue’s Clues foot to floor ride-on toys from Huffy Corporation
  • Kidoozie Play Tents and playhouses by Epoch Everlasting Play
  • 6-inch Aflac plush promotional ducks from Communi-corp

All were recalled because they posed safety or health risks.

The report also said counterfeit toys that don’t necessarily meet mandatory u-s safety standards continue to be sold in stores and online.

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