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KDVR Fox 31 Denver
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Dan Daru

DENVER — Some toys may be worth passing up this holiday season due to risks including choking, noise hazards and lead poisoning, according a new report.

The U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) published the latest list of “dangerous toys” in its 2013 “Trouble in Toyland” report this month.

This is the 28th report published by the group, which outlines safety guidelines for purchasing toys for small children that are currently on store shelves, and may pose a potential safety hazard, according to the organization.

The group visited toy stores, malls and dollar stores across the nation throughout September, October and November 2013 to identify the year’s most “dangerous toys.”

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