Tag Archives: Toy Safety Test

Water Talk: Reducing your Exposure to Lead from Drinking Water

Lead is considered as a heavy metal which is hazardous to us. Lead is accumulates in blood mostly by consuming water contaminated with lead. Infants, pregnant women, kids and old aged persons are susceptible to the poisoning of lead. Consuming drinking water is one of the major causes of lead poisoning it is mainly due… Read More »

Protect your Children from Playing with Toys Carrying Strong Pungent or Scented Smell

 A toy is an object that can be used for playing with by children and pets. Toys are supposed to be fun and are an important part of any child’s growth and development. Plastic toys generally contain hazardous chemicals like, poly vinyl chloride (PVC), dioxin and phthalates. If a plastic toy or product has any awful odour, then… Read More »

Potential Toxicity of Toys in Children

Phthalates or phthalates esters are esters of phthalic acid that are mainly used as plasticizers used to confer softness, flexibility and longevity to PVC (Poly Vinyl Chloride). PVC is an extensively used material and widely used in manufacturing of toys and other children’s articles such as teethers, inflatable toys and soft figures etc. Di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate… Read More »