Treacherous Toys: Dangerous and Toxic Toys on New York’s Store Shelves
was written by Tracy McCabe Shelton, Esq., and Megan Ahearn, NYPIRG Program Coordinator. Cover design by Tracy McCabe Shelton.
The authors would like to thank Rebecca Weber, Farouk Abdallah, and Aileen Sheil for their help in forming the concept for this report. The authors would also like to thank:
Zachary Allen, Rose Barone, Samantha Behrman, Clifford P. Bias, Lucy Cabrera, Patty Ceravole, Armando Chapelliquen,
Marcus Charlton, Nina Difederico, Darren Fignole, Ben Fraimow, Adam Garfield, Stephanie
Gray, Jessica Johnnes, Robert Kornblum, Kathleen Kuzda, Casey Lajszky, Eric Legeer, Leo Lopez, Morganne Montana, Duke Nagrampa, Tassia Rosa, Kirty Singh, Tevin Smith, Nicole St. James, Kateri Turner, Bryan Wigfall, Alex Wojcik, Eric Wood, Sebastian Yumiseba, and Matt Zheleznyak
for their help with research for the report.
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