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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