Are there toys in your home on the recall list?

Choking hazard, magnet ingestion, fire hazard, electric shock, lead hazard and suffocation.  These are all listed on the U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission‘s list of hazard categories for products pulled off the market. 

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, or even an item with deadly attributes.  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. 

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.  Housed online in the CPSC website is an easily searchable database of recalled products.  Break down your search by product brand, type, company or others.  Use it to find items in your home, but please, don’t stop there.     

Keep up with the latest recalled items by sign up to receive email notifications on products that make the recall list.  The neat part about this list serve is that you can choose which type of products you want to receive notification on, for example, childrens, outdoor, or household products, just to name a few.

Lastly, if you have any of the items pictured throughout this post in your home, you’ve got a toy on the recall list from 2010.  Check it out here.

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