Top 10 Dangerous Kids Toys


English CC by Charles Baluyot These toys can be deadly. And we’re not talking about
“Major Chip Hazard” and his commando elite. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today, we’re counting down our picks, for the “Top 10 Dangerous Kids Toys”. For this list, we’re bringing you toys that present
a serious health and safety risk, to the kids they’re marketed to. We’re excluding toys that are only dangerous, when the age guidelines are ignored. If the toy is labeled, “six and up (6+)” it’s probably a choking hazard for infants, and shouldn’t be given to them, so, we’re ignoring that possibility… for now. Before she became the twerking,
wrecking ball riding, controversial popstar,
we all know and love today; Miley Cyrus was America’s sweetheart
and role model, “Hannah Montana”. Little girls around the world,
wanted anything and everything with her name on it, including this awesome card game. Parents trusted that smiling face, making it a huge surprise, that the carrying case contained
over 75 times the level of lead, legally permitted in consumer goods. “Hannah Montana”, slowly, poisoning children? Even scarier, the card game avoided a
recall thanks to a legal loophole, since the lead was found in its vinyl
and not its paint, meaning it stayed on shelves, and in the hands of kids. Step aside, “Hungry Hungry Hippos”, here come the cannibal, “Cabbage Patch Kids”. Snacktime dolls were a must-have gift
for Christmas 1996. They could bite
and swallow plastic food, in the eyes of children, they were as good as human pets, but, with no mess on the other end. Unfortunately the dolls couldn’t
differentiate between plastic food, fingers and ponytails. Over 100 reports were filed, claiming the jaws clamped
down on fingers and hair, slowly pulling them in. In one case, a girl’s hair was allegedly ripped down to the scalp. Mattel offered a $40 dollar refund, and took these little monsters
off the shelves. Let’s be honest, remote control
planes are dangerous even when functioning properly. There’s always a risk of them
crashing into a window, car or innocent bystander. Forget with great power, with remote control airplanes
comes great responsibility. Well apparently, no one told Estes-Cox Corp., the makers of the “Sky Rangers”, who upped the ante by releasing a toy airplane, that was prone to spontaneously
combusting during take off, mid-flight and while landing. Anytime, really. Oh, and did we mention, that you
have to throw the plane on takeoff? Burns, temporary hearing loss, wounded eyes, facial lacerations
and a mandatory recall and sued. When it comes to toys, the phrase “choking hazard” holds the title
as the biggest buzz word and child safety. But toys from the 1930’s through to the 60’s, seemed like they were
designed to weed out, and kill all, but the smartest kids
before they reach adulthood. The Zulu blowgun from the Zulu
blowing game, was no exception, these toys essentially streamlined asphyxiation. A number of versions
were sold between 1920 in 1960, but they all consisted of a
long straw and small sharp darts. Put a dart in the straw, inhale, put it to your lips and blow. You guessed it, tons of kids got that order wrong, and inhaled the darts, ouch. Remember a simpler time, when companies
didn’t have to cover their products and warnings? The people at Mattel sure do. In the late 70’s, there were three reported cases of children
accidentally shooting themselves in the face, with the spring-loaded missile of the Colonial Viper, inhaling or swallowing the missile
and choking. One of these incidents,
sadly resulted in the death of a four-year-old child. Following a recall, Mattel began to place choking hazard stickers
on all of their toys with small parts, a precaution that would go onto become
mandatory for all toy manufactures. Before we get into what makes this toy dangerous, let’s just acknowledge, the fact that toys for children, should have never been made
based on the CSI television franchise, considering the grizzly subject matter. Kids should not be fans of this series, period. Turns out, this toy set was not only inappropriate, but also poisonous. The powder used for fingerprinting, was proven to contain asbestos, which when inhaled, can cause deadly respiratory issues, and even cancer later on in life. This resulted in a class action lawsuit against CBS, the network that licensed the toy. In the wake of the public relations nightmare, the manufacturer, “Planet Toys” filed for bankruptcy. Swings, trampolines, it seems like childhood is all
about trying to launch your body as high as possible. The first generation of moon
shoes was released in the 1950’s. Made of a type of metal, these shoes lock your feet in
like roller skates, and use springs to help you reach the stars. They were also incredibly heavy, resulting in a lot of property damage
when kids landed on household items, and injuries when kids botched the landing, rolled an ankle or broke mom and dad’s toes. Nickelodeon released a much
safer plastic version in the 90’s, but sprained and broken ankles continued, minus the fun. Between 1910 and 1950, the A.C. Gilbert company was a big name in toys. Their 1913 Erector Set, was one of the best-selling
toys the world had ever seen. And over the next 40 years, the company continued to put out
a wide variety of scientific play sets, that were quite dangerous by modern standards. The chemistry set taught young
kids to make explosives. The glassblowing kit involved temperatures
close to 1000 °F (537.778 C°), but the Atomic Energy Lab
wins for most absurd. With multiple kinds of uranium, a Geiger counter to measure radioactivity, and a cloud chamber to
observe alpha particles in action. Guns, it doesn’t matter, if kids are raised by registered NRA members
or in strictly anti-gun households, they love playing with toy guns. Maybe it’s the speed of the projectiles, the loud noises, the influence of popular TV characters, or all of the above. BB and airsoft guns can take an eye out, paintballs leave us serious bruise and cap guns often lead to burns. There are over 200 instances of toy guns, being mistaken for real firearms per year
in the United States. While many toys guns
are not inherently dangerous, dangerous they often look like the real deal, and can lead to serious injury, or death. Before we unveil our number one pick, here are some honorable mentions. A cross between horseshoes and darts. These oversized projectiles have
plastic fins and big rounded waited metal, or sometimes plastic tips, that ensure they fly true and land point first. Simple outdoor fun for the whole family, until someone gets seriously
or fatally wounded by a stray dart. Also known as Jarts or yard darts, they were popular in the 1950’s,
but were later banned because of injuries. The ban was lifted in the 1970’s, under the condition they never be marketed to kids. When a seven-year-old girl was killed by one it proved, that the regulation couldn’t
keep them out of the hands of kids, so this led to a strict ban in the United States. Do you agree with our list? Remember any particularly
dangerous toys from when you were a kid? For more notorious “Top 10’s” published everyday, be sure to subscribe to WatchMojo.com.

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100 thoughts on “Top 10 Dangerous Kids Toys

  1. Air soft guns are pretty safe in responsible people and people with brains
    Some people just use it for idiotic purposes

  2. I'm sorry, but isn't it common sense not to let your small child play with toys with even smaller parts? Most kids aren't the brightest, so certain toys should be, in theory, a no go.

  3. most of this was shitty parenting. there ARE a couple that was the company like the Hannah montana and the CSI kit. oh and atomic kit..like WTF

  4. When I was 5 years old, I found a stick of dynamite in my uncle's basement, I lit it up and threw it 2 – 3 meters away from me, I thought it was a toy πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ luckily, my uncle was coming down to get something and he grabbed my ass and GTFO there 🀣

  5. I've never been bruised by paintballing.. I've been bruised by a plastic bb from being shot in point blank range on bare skinπŸ€£πŸ˜‚ like really tho kids now can't be flicked without crying for a lawsuit🀣🀣

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  7. So in the 50's,- 70's kids weren't idiot soy fed whimps ,that had parents that beat their asses for screwing around…πŸ‘
    Gotcha

  8. It's stupid what was considered letting a kid have fun when I was growing up is now considered to dangerous or inappropriate for children

  9. Ok all the accidents from these are the kids and parents faults, pretty soon we will have to put a warning on a lighter saying "hot when lite".

  10. i do know that toy guns are dangerous.
    im a 8 yr old kid but everytime my mom warns me that i should shoot bb gun outside in the grass in backyard but if its a nerf then i shoot it at door
    i mean like i do like them alot

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  12. No they didn't do their research when they say toy guns look like real guns when there's a federal law in place to put a bright orange cap on any gun that's made in the United States and I'm pretty sure that goes for most other countries as well the only time you're going to get shot is this some dumb ass ain't over that orange tip

  13. Wow the doll eating thing puts the things to the back pack aaa if it eat a finger it’s goes to the back pack like a horror movie

  14. You know there's a great scene from hunger games where a kid was playing with a toy sword while the games are going on

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