Worryingly, toys bought from third party sellers via online marketplaces may not meet UK safety standards.

Dangers can include:

  • Magnets so strong they can burn through the gut if swallowed
  • Small parts that can choke or suffocate
  • Long cords which can strangle a child.

You can help us spread the word by sharing information about the dangerous toys issue with the parents you support.

If you’re able to, there are also free resources available below for you to download and share, including tips on how to buy toys safely online.

Thank you for your help!

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 Watch out for dangerous toys this Christmas (330 words)

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 Tips on how to buy toys safely online

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Did you know some children’s toys sold via online marketplaces might not meet UK safety standards and are dangerous? If you’re able to, then buy direct via the websites of well-known brand names or search for brand names you know: https://bit.ly/32XXP7E

#safetoysonline

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