How to choose safe children's toys
Parents must check carefully when buying toys for their children. Here are some rules for buying toys and tell you how to choose a safe toy for your child:
1. Pay attention to the qualifications of the toy manufacturer. Check whether the toy or the toy description is marked with the manufacturer's name, factory address, production date, production materials, suitable age, safety warnings, implementation standard number, product qualification certificate, etc.
2. Check to see if there are any places that are prone to injury. Check whether the toy is soft and comfortable, and whether there are sharp protrusions or edges on the surface.
3. Is there any odor? Smell the toy with your nose to see if there is any odor, and if it smells, don't buy it. Especially those painted toys, it is necessary to confirm whether they meet the safety and non-toxic standards.
4. Shake the toy. Check whether the structure of the toy is stable, and whether the parts will loosen and fall off. Especially the attachments on the toys, such as the eyes, noses, etc. on the plush toys, to see if they are firm.
5. Pay attention to the length of toys with strings. For some drag toys, the length of the rope should be checked, generally not more than 30 cm.
6. Check the loudness. Pay attention to whether some sound toys are too loud, and the sound should not exceed 70 decibels.
7. Toys that are easy to clean. Make sure the toys are easy to clean, effortless, safe and hygienic.
8. Pay attention to electric toys. Check to see if the battery compartment is firm and smooth on all sides.
9. Be careful with allergies. For children with allergies, it is not appropriate to provide plush toys, cloth toys, especially long-haired toys.
10. Flexible and strong. Toys should be flexible and sturdy, and don't buy toys made of Styrofoam or other materials that are more likely to be torn or chewed by children.
11. Don't buy toys that are too small. Such as marbles, etc., to prevent the child from swallowing it.
12. Pay attention to hygiene. After every time the child plays with the toy, let him wash his hands and keep it clean and hygienic.
13. Regular spot checks. Regular spot checks should be carried out on toys to see if the toys are damaged or if the parts are loose or scattered. Reinforce screws when loose. Damaged and scattered toys are to be eliminated and new toys are added.
14. Disinfect toys. Some fur and cotton toys can be sterilized by disinfectant or exposure to the sun.