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Inflatable toys, novelties & furniture...Page There is a permanent ban on the sale of inflatable toys, novelties and furniture that have loose beads or small particles inside the product, due to the risk of choking or suffocation for young children....About inflatable toys, novelties and furniture...Inflatab
14 Jun 2016
Toys containing lead & other elements...Page It is vital that toys are free of lead and other dangerous elements that may harm children....About toys containing lead and other elements...Most toys are safe from dangerous levels of lead and other elements. Parents and carers should be aware, however, that som
30 Jul 2016
Toy boxes...Page If using a toy box to pack away your child's toys, follow our tips for buying and using toy boxes safely to prevent serious injury or entrapment....About toy boxes...Toy boxes are often used to keep play areas tidy. Serious injury can occur if children trap themselves inside the box or if th
23 Jun 2016
Stuffed toys...Page While many stuffed toys seem safe, if some parts of a toy are not attached securely, they can pose a choking risk for children....About stuffed toys...A stuffed toy is a toy sewn from a textile and stuffed with a soft material, and is used as a comfort object by children of all ages....Risks
06 Apr 2018
Push-pull toys...Page Ensure that push-pull toys do not have long cords or strings that could pose a strangulation risk to young children, and check there are no sharp edges or exposed nails on the handles....About push-pull toys...Push-pull toys are designed for young children when they become more mobile a
30 Jul 2016
Magnetic toys & novelties...Page Magnets can be dangerous to children if swallowed. Regularly check that magnets are securely attached or embedded in the toy, and supervise young children when playing with magnetic toys....About magnetic toys and novelties...Small, strong magnets are used to attach parts in
23 Sep 2020
Aquatic toys...Page Aquatic toys are not safety devices, so children must be supervised at all times when playing with these toys in the water....About aquatic toys...Aquatic toys can help children stay afloat while they play. These toys come in styles that children can wear, attach to their bodies, hold on
12 Jun 2020
Dolls...Page Use our tips for buying and using dolls to help protect your child from cuts, splinters and choking hazards....About dolls...Dolls come in all shapes and sizes, with a range of accessories. Certain dolls are more suitable for young children....Risks and injuries...When playing with dolls, young childr
10 Jun 2016
Building blocks...Page Building blocks can provide young children with hours of creative play, but make sure there are no broken parts or brittle edges to avoid injury....About building blocks...Building blocks are brightly coloured toy blocks usually made of plastic or wood. These blocks provide young child
30 Jul 2016
Baby toys...Page Babies and young children can suffer a range of injuries from unsafe toys. Make sure you buy sturdy and well-made toys that can handle vigorous play by children....About baby toys...Baby toys include: rattles, teethers and squeeze toys bath toys stuffed toys push and pull toys blocks and sta
01 Aug 2016
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