Choking hazard, magnet ingestion, fire hazard, electric shock, lead hazardÂ and suffocation.Â These are all listed on the U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission‘s list of hazard categories for products pulled off the market.Â
When it comes to children’s toys it’s absolutely terrifying to think that in your home you may have a toy that poses a serious injury risk,Â or evenÂ an item with deadly attributes.Â What’s even more dishartening, you may have bought the toy yourself, or your child had received it as a gift and you have no idea the dangers it could pose.Â
Don’t turn a blind eye to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), who’s job it is to protect the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from consumer products.Â HousedÂ onlineÂ in the CPSC website is an easilyÂ searchable database of recalled products.Â Break down yourÂ search by productÂ brand, type, companyÂ or others.Â Use it to find items in your home, but please, don’t stop there.Â Â Â Â Â
Keep up with the latest recalled items by sign up to receive email notifications onÂ productsÂ thatÂ make the recall list.Â The neat part about this list serveÂ is that you can choose which type of products you want to receive notification on, for example, childrens, outdoor, or household products, justÂ to name a few.
Lastly, if you have any of the items picturedÂ throughout this post in your home, you’ve got a toy on the recall list from 2010.Â Check it out here.