14 potentially dangerous toys

14 potentially dangerous toys

Credit: U.S. Public Interest Research Group

Excessive noise could damage a child's hearing, so the Consumer Products Safety Commission sets decibel limits on toys depending on the distance they are meant to be held from a child's ear. This Fisher-Price Guitar may violate the federal loudness standard, notes PIRG, because it tested above 85 decibels, when hearing experts say such products should be less than 80db.

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by Belo

kvue.com

Posted on November 26, 2012 at 9:35 PM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 27 at 8:29 AM

If toys are on your Christmas shopping list, you should check this slideshow first. Some toys could be dangerous to your children, according to consumer groups.

 

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