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Top 10 Worst Toys for 2005

1.
BABY SERENA – BABY I’M YOURS


HAZARD: POTENTIAL FOR CHOKING INJURIES.
W.A.T.C.H. says the Baby Serena comes with a bottle whose parts are removable and
could be swallowed.

2. CAMOUFLAGE WATER BOMB FUN KIT

HAZARD: POTENTIAL FOR EYE INJURIES.
W.A.T.C.H. says the slingshots are capable of forcefully firing “water bombs” with
the potential to cause serious eye injuries.

3. SPLATMATIC PISTOL SPLAT PAINTBALL SHOOTER

HAZARD: POTENTIAL FOR EYE, FACE AND OTHER IMPACT INJURIES.
W.A.T.C.H. says the “PistolSplat” paintball shooter fires “.50 caliber” paint balls
at a high velocity.

4. ANIMAL ALLEY – PONIES

HAZARD: POTENTIAL FOR INGESTION/ASPIRATION INJURIES.
W.A.T.C.H. says the soft, colorful pony has long, fiberlike hair which is not adequately
rooted and is easily removable.

5. CITY BLOCKS

HAZARD: POTENTIAL FOR INGESTION AND CHOKING INJURIES.

W.A.T.C.H. says the toy contains several pieces, including a small, round bead and
wooden dowel, that can be separated and ingested by children.

6. THE LORD OF THE RINGS – RETURN OF THE KING URUK-HAI CROSSBOW SET INCLUDING
ELECTRONIC LIGHT ‘N’ SOUND STING SWORD


HAZARD: POTENTIAL FOR EYE INJURIES!
W.A.T.C.H. says the ammunition has “soft tips”, but the arrows are catapulted by the
crossbow at high velocity.

7. 38″ AIR KICKS KICKAROOS ANTI-GRAVITY BOOTS

HAZARD: POTENTIAL FOR HEAD OR OTHER IMPACT INJURIES!
W.A.T.C.H. says the manufacturer’s safety instructions include the unrealistic directive
to “always remain in control of your motions”. Children pictured on the packaging
have no protective gear whatsoever.

8. FISHER PRICE’S LITTLE MOMMY BATH BABY DOLL

HAZARD: POTENTIAL FOR CHOKING INJURIES!
W.A.T.C.H. says the toy comes with a shampoo bottle that has a removable cap that
could be swallowed by children and potentially lead to a choking tragedy.

9. FANTASTIC 4 ELECTRONIC THING HANDS

HAZARD: POTENTIAL FOR BLUNT IMPACT INJURIES!

W.A.T.C.H. says these oversized fists encouraged children to engage in “clobberin
time!”, but parents are warned that “serious injury could result” should it be used
to strike a person or pet.

10. STAR WARS – REVENGE OF THE SITH ENERGY BEAM
HAZARD: POTENTIAL FOR FACE AND EYE INJURIES!
W.A.T.C.H. says the toy includes two pressurized “energy beam string canisters” that
have the potential for face and eye injuries.

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