Holiday gift-giving can be magical, especially when you’re giving a beloved child that perfect present. But it can also be hazardous.
In 2021, emergency rooms in the U.S. treated more than 152,000 children younger than 15 for toy-related injuries, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). To help protect the children in your life, be aware of these common toy-related hazards and ways to choose safe toys.
Be Aware of Button Batteries
Button batteries are flat, round batteries about the size of a dime that power all kinds of electronics found in the home, including many toys.
It’s a rising risk. Every 75 minutes…