January 15, 2019

Protection of children from choking accidents

The Consumer Safety Investigation Commission of Consumer Affairs Agency, conducted a scientific and objective survey focused on children's physical features and behavioral characteristics.
-Infants have physical features such as a size of pharynx, etc. which is smaller than the maximum opening size of mouth.
-With toys where it seems unlikely that suffocation would occur owing to its size or shape, choking might occur if the toy is mixed with sticky liquid like saliva.
It is important to ensure toys or food products that are 4 cm or smaller in size are not within children's reach, especially infants younger than three years.
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