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3 Toy Safety Standards You Should Be Aware Of

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3 Toy Safety Standards You Should Be Aware Of

Selecting toys for a baby shower, a birthday, the winter holidays, or just because--can often be more difficult than one might think. Especially when you’re shopping for the 5 years and under crowd. There are a lot of factors at play--from finding something age-appropriate to determining if the child will actually be interested in and play with the toy. However, when it comes down to it--safety is the factor that carries the most weight. Unfortunately, many toys on the market can pose certain risks to children--even if the toys are created with good intentions. That’s why it’s important to educate...

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Must-Read Guide To Prevent Choking Incidents

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Must-Read Guide To Prevent Choking Incidents

The Consumer Product Safety Commission advises that any toy that is small enough to fit through a 1-1/4-inch circle or is smaller than 2-1/4 inches long is unsafe for children under 3 years old. However, any parent dealing with the crazy schedules and demands of raising young children knows that whipping out a measuring stick every time you need to determine whether a new item could pose a danger isn’t going to happen. That’s why we were so relieved to learn about a simple and effective tool that has helped us quickly make those determinations. As a company that creates...

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