Revealed: The 6 Christmas Presents That Could Endanger Your Kids This Holiday Season
- For safety reasons, six toys have been withdrawn from sale before Christmas
- Toys on the list include wooden puzzles, a rainbow stacker and a stuffed squirrel
- The toy was part of a Fair Trading test with 5,640 other products
The six types of toys that could put your child at risk during the holidays have been revealed.
The Queensland Government Office of Fair Trading visited 266 stores across the state this year and inspected more than 5,640 toys.
Six were found to be harmful to children and were withdrawn from sale for safety reasons.
The toy included a wooden puzzle with numbers that could be a choking hazard for children up to three years old.
The six toys that could endanger your child this holiday season have been revealed (photo, alphabet board)
A rainbow circle stacker was also considered a choking hazard for children aged three and under
For the same reason, two similar toys – one with the alphabet and a version with magnetic numbers – were also pulled from the shelves.
A rainbow circle stacker was also considered a choking hazard for children aged three and under.
Unofficial Paw Patrol merchandise was also identified as an item with safety concerns.
This is because padding comes out of the seams on the back and abdomen, posing a choking hazard.
The last toy – modeled after a squirrel – has a nut that can be removed, which creates a choking problem.
“A very high risk group, they all contain small parts or come loose, which pose a choking or choking hazard to your children,” said Adrian Roudenko of Fair Trading. 9 News.
Unofficial Paw Patrol merchandise was also identified as an item with safety concerns
The last toy modeled after a squirrel has a nut that can be pulled off the toy and fits into small parts of a cylinder