Toy-related deaths and injuries reported to CPSC in 2004
(Warning: not Funny)
Since it's that time of year, I looked to see if I could find toy safety statistics...
I found some information on toy-related deaths and injuries that were reported to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) that occurred during 1/1/2004 and 12/31/2004.
Balls (choking/asphyxia) 4
Tricycles (2 drownings, 2 motor vehicle involvement) 4
Balloon (choking) 1
Game dice (choking) 1
Toy premium (choking) 1
Unpowered scooter (motor vehicle involvement) 1
Pile of stuffed animals (suffocation) 1
Unspecified Riding toy (motor vehicle involvement) 1
Reins of a toy horse (entanglement/asphyxia) 1
Toy on activity gym (entanglement/neck compression) 1