As the holidays approach, stores are filled with headphones for kids that claim to limit the volume.
But according to a report in The New York Times, parents can't necessarily rely on these claims.
The Wirecutter, a consumer advice website owned by The New York Times Company, tested 30 sets of children’s headphones and found that half of them did not restrict volume to the promised limit. Some allowed for a noise level that could damage children's hearing within a few minutes.
The Times quotes hearing specialists who say the analysis should be a wake-up call for parents.
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