Watch out for dangerous toys

Published: Dec. 19, 2019 at 1:14 PM EST
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Attorney General Nessel is warning parents to be educated when it comes to buying toys for their kids.

The Office of the Attorney General released a

of dangerous toys to be aware of.

The list shows toys that have been recalled, as well as toys that are hazards.

Toys on the list include ride-on toys, toys with batteries, balloons, noise hazards, magnets, and Smart and connected toys.

When shopping for toys for kids keep an eye out for small parts that can be choking hazards, strings, sharp or rigid materials that could cut a kid, or projectiles like Nerf guns.

Nerf Ultra One was in the

because the fast, powerful flying darts could cause eye injuries.

These are tips to consider when shopping:

- Choose age-appropriate toys

- Choose toys that match your child's interests and abilities

- Educate your older children about toy safety and recruit them to help supervise younger children

- If the child is under 3, assume the toy or product will go in their mouth

- Always gift with appropriate safety gear this at sized to fit

- Pay close attention to privacy settings on tablets or any toy that can record a child's voice

- Avoid toys and products with high-powered magnets

You can check this

as well for current recalls in the toy world.

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