This morning, Good Morning America ran a story about the toys that were deemed dangerous by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG), in the group’s 2009 Trouble in Toyland report. The Toy Industry Association quickly responded.
The U.S. Public Interest Research Group has launched a new website, http://toysafety.mobi, that can help holiday shoppers identify potentially dangerous toys. On the website are tips for avoiding toys that might be too loud, made with toxic chemicals, or pose a choking hazard for children under 3 years old. The website can be accessed via computers or web-enabled cell phones.