CPSC Says Some Toys Had Lead, Others Were Potential Choking Hazards

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Federal agents seized thousands of dollars worth of toys that may pose a safety threat to children.

Customs officers at the Port of New York/New Jersey seized two shipments from China containing toy dolls, cosmetic sets, fire trucks and tractors late last month, officials announced Wednesday.

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The Consumer Product Safety Commission determined some of the items contained excessive amounts of lead and others were potential choking hazards.

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More than 2,300 toys with an estimated value of more than $11,000 were seized.

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