What to Know Before Buying Toys This Season

6 years 10 months 4 weeks ago Friday, December 21 2012 Dec 21, 2012 Friday, December 21, 2012 3:31:00 PM CST December 21, 2012 in News
By: Allie Hinds
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COLUMBIA - Last year there were almost 200,000 toy-related injuries reported, according to the Better Business Bureau.

To keep your kids safe here are some tips before buying:

  • Check the label
  • Make sure it's age appropriate
  • Make sure it's flame resistant
  • Be careful when shopping online for toys. Online vendors are sometime less likely to pull recalled toys from their shelves.

Even if you buy a toy from the store it's still a good precaution to check to see if it's been recalled.

To check any products recall history, click here.

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