There were 11 toy recalls involving over 630050 units in 2016. Unsafe Toys Unless you can safely remove these avoid toys with parts on it that your dog could swallow or that could get caught in the dogs mouth or throat like.
DEHP is also known as diethylhexyl phthalate or di 2-ethylhexylphthalate and bis 2-ethylhexyl phthalate.
What makes a toy unsafe. While the use of DEHP is acceptable in other applications it is considered unsafe when used in products. In this article you will learn how to check whether a dog toy might have potential toxins or even potentially toxic levels of naturally occurring elements eg lead as well as the different types of potentially dangerous elements compounds and chemicals that could be in your dogs toys. Toxicity poisoning from chemicals or heavy metals in toys Entanglement Strangulation getting body parts stuck in toys or threads wrapped around the neck.
I understand that there is likely no toy that can be guaranteed 100 safe but there are some toys that reviews have shown to be seriously unsafe and I wanted members to be able to use this topic to alert others of toys that have been shown to be very unsafe. Children can be hurt by unsafe toys in many ways including falls choking strangulation burns drowning and poisoning. There are three main problems that can make toys dangerous.
Some famous examples include fidget spinners magnetic desk toys clackers hoverboards and lawn darts. But what exactly makes a toy dangerous. What started me thinking of this was.
Magnetic pieces can lead to intestinal damage while other pieces pose a choking hazard. Releases the worst-toy list to raise awareness of potentially dangerous playthings. Dont buy toys that have pieces that could be chewed off and eaten.
Price tags ribbons stables or strings. Toys made of fabric should be labeled as flame resistant or flame retardant. Any toys made in or imported into the United States after 1995 must follow CPSC standards.
Stuffed animals can be dangerous. Intended for use by children up to and including three years of age. It turns out that this has never been defined under Israeli law with measures for public safety in toys issued by the Economy Ministry via specific orders.
Each year WATCH. Here are some general guidelines to keep in mind when shopping for toys. When ingested uninflated balloons or pieces of burst balloons can form a tight seal in a childs airway and make it impossible to breathe.
Latex balloons are the main cause of toy-related choking fatalities in children. While some inclusions are obvious as those encouraging knife play among those yet. Opt for Mylar balloons over latex balloons.
Though this is a decrease in the number of toys recalled in 2016 we can see an increase in the total number of units recalled from 370000 in 2015. If your child is around balloons.