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By Ed Mierzwinski
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Senior Director, Federal Consumer Program
27th annual Trouble In Toyland report, highlighting potential choking, toxics, magnet and noise hazards kids may face.The CPSC and firms have conducted recalls or taken action on more than 150 toys identified in our report over the years. The toys in the annual report are examples of hazards. toysafety.mobi. Here are a few photos from our DC event, where we were joined by Dr. Bryan Rudolph, a pediatric gastroenterologist, and Bob Adler, a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). First, at top right, U.S. PIRG Public Health Advocate Nasima Hossain holds up a toy, with Dr. Rudolph (c) and Commissioner Adler (r) looking on. his comments to CPSC on magnet hazards). He made a lot of important medical comments, and also pointed out that not only is it a horrible tragedy for a small child to lose most of his bowel after swallowing several magnets, but that the surgery to repair the damage could also cost millions of dollars. saferproducts.gov. He also announced
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