In this year's "Trouble in Toyland" report, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group says it examined some 200 toys sold by retailers nationwide looking for things that may pose a hazard to small children.
The group offered examples of common hazards found like noise-making toys that are too loud or those toys that may contain too much lead.
The consumer group advised parents to stay vigilant and also use their own standards when buying toys for their children.
A group representing toy-makers took exception to the report's findings.
The Toy Industry Association raised doubts about the lab used in the report to test toys and adds toy makers must abide by federal safety standards.
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