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CPSC warns parents to keep fidget spinners 'away from young children' after swallowing incidents - ABC News

Incidents involving a popular child's toy known as "fidget spinners" are being investigated by the Consumer Product Safety Commission after two separate reported cases of children swallowing parts of the gadget sparked concerns. "CPSC is investigating ...and more »

Physics Explains Why Fidget Spinners Are So Fun - Nerdist

Love them or hate them, so-called fidget spinners are hitting a critical mass in pop culture — the millennial's yo-yo. The fad's meteoric rise is likely bolstered by social media, internet culture's propensity towards distraction, and our love of ...and more »

Can a Fidget Spinner Really Help You Focus? - Big Think

Fidget spinners are everywhere, nowadays. My younger cousins adore theirs. They spent the better part of last Sunday night showing me tricks and the different kinds they have. Some even light up. Their streamlined motion, wide assortment of colors, and ...and more »

Toy Association decides fidget spinners could be dangerous, issues guidelines - FanSided

Fidget spinners don't seem any more dangerous than most toys when used properly, but better to be safe than sorry. There's no doubting that fidget spinners are still super popular. But are they dangerous? By themselves, probably not. But there are ...and more »

200000 fidget spinners seized in two weeks over safety fears - Irish Times

Around 200,000 fidget spinners have been seized in the past fortnight due to safety fears. The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) said it recently became concerned that some fidget spinners for sale in Ireland may not meet minimum ...and more »

Online retailers slammed as fidget spinners with razor sharp edges appear online costing less than three pounds -

Evil web vendors are cashing in on the biggest craze of 2017 by selling metal fidget spinners - with razor-sharp edges. Thousands of the bladed metal 'toys', that contain bearings to make them spin, have already been sold on auction website eBay - for ...and more »

The Toy Association Urges Caution & Offers Safety Tips on Fidget Spinners - PR Newswire (press release)

NEW YORK, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Fidget spinners are the latest must-have gadgets, but as with any object found in a child's environment, parents and caregivers should take precautions to ensure their children are using them safely. The Toy ...and more »

Fidget spinners seized by Irish customs over safety fears - BBC News

About 200,000 fidget spinners have been impounded by customs officials in the Republic of Ireland amid safety fears. There are concerns over inferior products hitting the market with a surge in demand for the latest must-have toy in recent months.and more »

Could a Fidget Spinner Endanger Your Child? The Possible Hidden Hazards of the Popular Toy - Inside Edition

The fidget spinner is the toy taking the country by storm, but could there be hidden dangers with the new fad? Read: Meet the Woman Who Invented the Fidget Spinner, Who Isn't Making a Dime Off the Popular Toy. One girl nearly died choking on her fidget ...and more »

Fidget spinner fears as charity warns parents of choking risk - Scottish Daily Record

Scotland's largest first aid charity is warning parents against fidget spinners, the latest must-have toy for children. St Andrew's First Aid raised the alarm after reports of a child in the US choking on a disc from one of the gadgets. They believe it ...and more »