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December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month!

Dec 03, 2018


The holidays are just around the corner, which means children and families are brimming with excitement about snow days, time spent with loved ones, and of course, gifts under trees. December is also National Safe Toys and Gifts Month. According to the U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission, hospital emergency rooms treated an estimated 251,700 toy-related injuries in 2010 in the United States and 72% of those injuries were to children under the age of 15. On top of that, more than 19 million toys were recalled due to safety concerns such as lead paint and small magnets in 2007 alone.

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