Trouble In Toyland: Toxic Toys Still On Store Shelves

Dora the explorer backpack

A Dora the Explorer backpack and Hello Kitty jewelry set are among several items deemed dangerous in the annual Trouble in Toyland safety report published by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group. The report says several toys for sale in stores across the U.S. are choking hazards or have concentrations of toxic substances that exceed federal standards.

The report reveals the result of laboratory testing on toys for toxic chemicals, including lead, chromium and phthalates, all of which can have serious adverse health impacts on a child’s development.

ABC’s Scott Goldberg joined us from New York Tuesday morning to share details:

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