Consumer Group Unveils Year's 10 Worst Toys
Fidget spinners, Wonder Woman sword made the list
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 15, 2017 2:10 AM CST
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A Wonder Woman "battle sword" is displayed during a news conference Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Boston, where the child safety group World Against Toys Causing Harm released its annual holiday list of the 10 most hazardous toys.   (AP Photo/Philip Marcelo)
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(Newser) – Fidget spinners, a plastic Wonder Woman battle sword, and a remote-controlled Spider-Man drone are among the toys topping a consumer safety group's annual list of the worst toys for the holidays. World Against Toys Causing Harm, or WATCH, unveiled the top 10 list Tuesday at a Boston children's hospital, the AP reports. The nonprofit group claims fidget spinners contain small parts that can be a choking hazard, Mattel's Wonder Woman sword could cause blunt-force injuries, and Marvel's Spider-Man drone has rotating blades that can lead to eye and other bodily injuries. National toy safety standards are "inadequate," as can been seen by the high number of recalls each year, WATCH President Joan Siff said. The Toy Association, an industry trade group, dismissed the list as "needlessly frightening" to parents because all toys sold in the US meet "rigorous" safety standards. The other toys on the list:

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