Every holiday season, World Against Toys Causing Harm (W.A.T.C.H.) releases their nominees for the “10 Worst Toys” of the year. This is the 2020 edition, featuring toys that W.A.T.C.H claims could be choking hazards, cause impact injuries, and more. Play safely, kids.
Warnings: “WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD-Small parts. Not for children under 3 years” (packaging)
Warnings: “Outdoor use only. Do not aim at people or animals”; “WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD—Small parts….” (packaging)
Warnings: “CAUTION: Do not hit or swing at people or animals”, and other cautions on package insert
Warnings: “WARNING! Not recommended for children under 12 months due to coarse fabric/fibre shredding” (and other warnings on throw-away tag)
Warnings: “CAUTION: Adult supervision suggested. This is a toy. Simulated gloves are not to be used as a protective device” (packaging)
Warnings: “WARNING: This set contains chemicals that may be harmful if misused. Read contents on individual container carefully. Not to be used by children except under adult supervision”, and other cautions/warnings
Warnings: “BOOMERANG UFO WARNING: “….The boomerang UFO can cause damage to the user, spectators and animals….”; “WARNING! Keep hands, hair, and loose clothing away from the propeller….”, and other cautions/warnings on package and package insert
Warnings: “WARNING: DO NOT PLAY SOUNDS CLOSE TO YOUR EAR! DO NOT AIM AT EYES OR FACE! CAUTION: DO NOT LAUNCH VEHICLE AT PEOPLE OR ANIMALS!” and other warnings/cautions on packaging and packaging insert
Warnings: None HAZARD: POTENTIAL FOR INGESTION AND CHOKING INJURIES!
Warnings: “CAUTION: Do not swing, poke or jab at people or animals”, and other cautions/warnings on packaging and package inserts