Mercurochrome - Notice the lovely color? As you might have guessed from the name, it contained mercury. Yup. Moms all across the nation were swabbing open wounds with a concoction made from stuff now well-known to cause brain damage, kidney failure, and birth defects. Wheeeeeee!
Troll dolls were all the rage amongst tween girls in the Who could resist these hard plastic creatures with pointy ears and neon tufts of fur growing out of their heads? They also doubled as good luck charms! I thought they were ugly but I still had one.