Are fidget spinners safe for your kids?

ABC News' Jesse Palmer reports on the Consumer Product Safety Commission's new warning for parents on the popular toys.
1:45 | 05/26/17

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with that parenting alert about one of the hottest toys right now, kids everywhere are using the fidget spinner but now it's being investigated and Jesse has all the latest details. Hey, Jess. That's right, David. The popular new gadget kids are going crazy for but this morning there is growing concern after reports children have choked on parts of a toy that's flying off of store shelves. This morning, the hottest toy right now called fidget spinners is being investigated by the consumer products safety commission. Our concern about the spinner toys they seem to be falling apart. Young children have had incidents where they've had to had surgery to remove them. Reporter: Two separate cases causing big concern. One in Houston where a mom posting an x-ray ??? baby, you a song after her 10-year-old daughter swallowed a piece of the popular fidget spinner. The little girl undergoing surgery to have it removed. If I would have known that toy came apart I never would have let him get ahold of it. Reporter: Another in Oregon where this woman showed her son Caden the picture of the Texas incident as a warning but the 5-year-old still ended up swallowing a part of the toy and after choking had to be rushed to the hospital. It was terrifying. It's heartbreaking to see my child, you know, choking up blood. I would never want another parent to go through what I went through. Reporter: Caden's uncle bought him the toy as a gift on Amazon. The fidget spinners are made by multiple manufacturers, most in China in any toy sold in the United States no matter where it's bed or who makes it has to meet our American toy standard. It's very hard to track down the actual manufacturer of the product. Reporter: Some of the fidget spinners are packaged with a choking hazard warning for children under 3 years of age. However, in the Texas and Oregon cases a 5-year-old and 10-year-old managed to swallow a piece of the toy. Overnight we reached out to Amazon for comment and did not hear back. Many schools are now banning these toys not just because they're dangerous but also because teachers find them distracting in the classrooms.

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