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Survey finds dangerous and toxic toys on store shelves
Media Advisory: Trouble in Toyland News Conference

Beaumont Children's Hospital will offer tips to help consumers shop safely during holiday season.

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 10 a.m.

News conference to release PIRGIM’s 30th annual Trouble in Toyland report and list of dangerous toys.  While product safety reforms have improved the marketplace, there are still dangerous toys on store shelves that pose a safety hazard during the holiday shopping season.


  • Donna Bucciarelli, RN, Beaumont Children’s Hospital Trauma Prevention coordinator
  •  Erica Surman, RN, manager, Pediatric Trauma Program, Beaumont Children’s Hospital
  •  Jaime Hope, M.D., Beaumont Children’s Hospital, pediatric emergency physician
  •  Local children

Safety City U.S.A.
Northwood Shopping Center
30955 N. Woodward Ave. (at Thirteen Mile Road)
Royal Oak

CONTACT: Mark Geary,, 248-551-0743

Excellent visuals and examples of hazardous toys

PIRGIM, the Public Interest Research Group in Michigan, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public interest advocacy organization.