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Safety hazards by age group

Some toys and everyday household goods can be a safety hazard for young children—these hazards change as children grow older.

You should choose safe products and supervise children to ensure they are safe in your care. We recommend you:

  • check your household items (especially those listed below)
  • consider your child’s safety and how hazards change as your child grows up.

The following list highlights hazards by age groups and provides links to further useful information.

Years 0 - 1

Years 1 - 3

Years 4 - 9

9 years and older

Complain or report

Please click on the links below for other types of query or complaint:

Complain about a business

Report an unsafe product

Report a scam

Are you a parent with small children? Do you sell products as your business? Just want to know the safest way to use the products you've bought?

Product safety is a serious issue. It affects everyone in the community.

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  • current safety alerts
  • product bans and recalls.

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Last updated
20 September 2017
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