Toy-Related Deaths

TOY CAUSE OF DEATH TOLL

TRICYCLES

& RIDING TOYS Rode into pool or pond 5

Hit by motor vehicle 2

Fell from toy 1

BALLOONS Choking 6

BALLS Choking 5

MARBLES Choking 1

TOY CHESTS Lid closed on head or neck 2

OTHER Choked on toy dart 2

Fell from toy rocking boat 1

Strangled on string of toy car 1

Strangled on loop of crib toy 1

Strangled on plastic jump rope 1

Trapped in toy basketball net 1

Suffocated under play tent 1

As reported by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Jan. 1992 to Sept. 1993

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