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OSPIRG released its annual "Trouble in Toyland" report Tuesday.

The report warns parents about the danger of small toy parts that can cause a choking hazard.

The report also warns of extremely high levels of toxic lead in some books.

Some toys are just too loud, like the talking telephone Elmo, which the report says can cause hearing damage if listened to over a prolonged period.

New this year on the danger list is what many toys use to operate them, so-called “button batteries” that can fall out, and youngsters may think they're candy.

“If it manages to get into the GI track, it can erode…chemicals can be released can cause serious damage to children,” said Sandy Nipper, at nurse at Randle Children's hospital.

Smartphone users can access the toy safety mobile website while shopping by going to http://toysafety.mobi/

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