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Toy Safety Tips

Find the Perfect Toy for the Right Age

  1. Consider your child’s age and development when purchasing a toy or game. Read the instructions and warning labels to make sure it’s just right for your child.
  2. Check to make sure there aren’t any small parts or other potential choking hazards, before you settle on the perfect toy.

Don’t Forget a Helmet for Riding Toys

  1. Include a CPSC-certified helmet to keep them safe while they’re having fun on a new bike, skateboard, scooter or any other riding equipment.
  2. Learn more bike safety tips and watch our helmet safety video.

Store Toys After Play

  1. Use a bin or container to store toys after playtime is over. Make sure there are no holes or hinges that could catch little fingers.

Sign Up to Receive Product Recalls

  1. Stay up to date on toy recalls. Safe Kids compiles product recalls specific to children and sends twice-monthly e-mail alerts for recent recalls. Sign-up for the latest recall information
  2. Go to for additional information about product recalls related to kids.

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