Toy 9 :: MY FIRST HOVERBOARD

2021-11-17T07:33:39-05:00

Price: $94.00

Manufacturer or Distributor: Hover-1, Div. of DGL Group, Ltd. Retailer(s):   Walmart, Hover-1.com

Age Recommendation:  “AGES 5+’

Warnings:  “Do not ride without proper training and guidance”; “Do not ride at high speeds, on steep slopes, or in rocky or uneven terrain” (and numerous other warnings/cautions on box and product, and in product manual). 

HAZARD: POTENTIAL FOR HEAD AND OTHER IMPACT INJURIES! 

W.A.T.C.H. OUT! This two-wheeled “hoverboard” is sold in the retail toy aisle for 5-year-olds, who are cautioned to “comply with local laws” and to ride only with “proper training.” In addition to the numerous warnings on and inside the box, including a 21-page “Operation Manual”, the label on the product itself states, in part, that failure to follow instructions “can result in death or serious injury….”

Toy 8 :: SNAKE EYES G.I. JOE ORIGINS NINJA STRIKE SICKLES

2021-11-17T07:33:39-05:00

Price: $15.99

Manufacturer or Distributor: Hasbro

Retailer(s):  Amazon.com, Target.com, Walmart.com, Macys.com

Age Recommendation:  “5+”

Warnings: “CAUTION: Do not swing, poke or jab at people or animals”, and small parts warning (on box only).

HAZARD: POTENTIAL FOR BLUNT FORCE AND EYE INJURIES! 

W.A.T.C.H. OUT! Young children are encouraged to “GEAR UP!” for a “SNAPATTACK!” using “ninja sickle” plastic blades, with the potential to cause facial and other impact injuries.

Toy 7 :: ROLLERS LIGHT-UP HEEL SKATES

2021-11-17T07:33:39-05:00

Price:  $15.00

Manufacturer or Distributor: Madd Gear LLC USA

Retailer(s): Walmart, Us.maddgear.com, Ultgar.com Age Recommendation:        “FOR AGES: 6 YEARS+”

Warnings:  “WARNING: WEAR PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT. ALWAYS WEAR A HELMET, PROTECTIVE PADS & FULLY ENCLOSED SHOES… DO NOT USE ON WET SURFACES, UNEVEN OR UNPAVED ROAD….” (and numerous other warnings and precautions). 

HAZARD: POTENTIAL FOR BLUNT IMPACT INJURIES! 

W.A.T.C.H. OUT! POTENTIAL FOR BLUNT IMPACT INJURIES! “Roller Light- Up Heel Skates” are marketed to be strapped to the heels of children’s shoes, transforming footwear into a type of rear-wheel roller skate. Despite the manufacturer’s warning to wear “protective equipment”, the child depicted on the box using the rollers is not wearing a helmet or other protective gear.

Toy 5 :: NERF HYPER RUSH-40 BLASTER

2021-11-17T07:33:39-05:00

Price:  $30.52

Manufacturer or Distributor:  Hasbro, Inc.

Retailer(s):  Walmart, Nerf.hasbro.com, Amazon.com, Bestbuy.com, Target.com, Gamestop.com, Entertainmentearth.com

Age Recommendation: “14+”

Warnings:  “TO AVOID EYE INJURY: WARNING: Do not aim at eyes or face. Use of eyewear required for players and people within range….” (and other warnings/cautions).

HAZARD: POTENTIAL FOR EYE AND FACIAL INJURIES!

W.A.T.C.H. OUT! The Nerf “Hyper Rush-40 Blaster” is capable of shooting the supplied ammunition at an “extreme speed.” The manufacturer warns that, to “avoid eye injury”, children must not “aim at eyes or face.” Plastic eyeglasses are included, however the full face masks depicted on the box are sold separately.