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Foley & Foley

Sherry Foley & Tim Foley

Appellate Practice, Estate Planning & Administration, Education and Commercial Litigation

December 2018

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Product Safety Is NOT Guaranteed

Whenever we buy something – especially toys for our children – we hope that someone is making sure these products are safe. But since 1974, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued more than 850 recalls for toy products, many for hazards like magnets, lead and other hidden dangers. Between 2004 and 2008, toy-related injuries increased 12 percent. Meanwhile, budget cuts mean regulators are unable to cope with the flood of products entering the U.S., toys or otherwise. Now more than ever, Americans must take matters into their own hands and protect themselves and their children.

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2018 Safe Toy Buying Guide


Shop for Fun and Safe Toys This Holiday Season

We just know you have good girls and boys on your holiday shopping list this year. Or at least we hope so! Watching little ones open a thoughtfully selected present is one of life’s greatest joys.

And just to make sure you cross off dangerous or inappropriate toys from your 2018 gift list, we’re back again this year with our annual Safe Toy Buying Guide. Because when it comes to toy safety, even Santa and the Elves need a little friendly guidance now and then.


$27 Billion

Americans spend an estimated $27 billion annually on toys, according to The Toy Association.


Make Kid-Friendly Slime

Purchased slime can contain unhealthy levels of boric acid, so here’s What’s Up Mom on how you can whip up a safe batch right at home.



Learn this simple test using a toilet paper roll to identify toys that could easily choke small children.

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