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Lead is not the major cause of danger with toys - it is choking

Contributor: 
Safe Kids USA

Toy Safety: It's not all about Lead Paint This holiday season, it feels like we have many things to be concerned about around the safety and well being of the children in our lives. One of those looming concerns we all share is around toy safety, with all of the recent reports about lead paint, dangerous magnets and other safety issues. Of course, we all wish that it could be guaranteed that toys are 100% safe. Clearly that's not the case! But, as far as we know at Safe Kids Worldwide, the top risk toys pose to kids isn't lead paint; it's the simple, deadly threat of choking.