Product Safety

Child safety

Toys

A toy is a product under EU Toy Safety Regulations that is clearly designed for or intended to be played with by children under the age of 14.

Window blinds

Cords and chains on window blinds and curtains can pose a hidden danger to young children, particularly children under the age of three. There have been a number of deaths of children in recent years due to strangulation caused by loose cords and chains.

Amber teething jewellery 

Amber beads are often sold as baby teething aids in the form of amber teething jewellery including necklaces, bracelets and anklets. Do not use these products as relief for babies who are teething as they are very unsafe and pose …

Children’s clothes

Children all over the world have suffered serious injuries and even death from accidents involving cords and drawstrings on their clothes. For example, children have been seriously injured in cases where cords on their clothes have become tangled in playground …

Last updated on 8 September 2021

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