What makes a toy "hazardous"?
If during the course of normal use or through wear and tear, the product has a risk of injury or illness through:
- electrical hazard;
- mechanical hazard;
- thermal hazard;
- toxicity from ingestion, inhalation or absorption through skin or any body surface;
- flammability; or
- asphyxiation or suffocation;
For more information on the definitions see Minn. Stat. §325F.09.
What is a toy?
Any toy, game, or product that is designed, labeled, advertised, or otherwise intended for use by children.
How is "child" defined?
Any person under 14 years of age.
What is a “children’s product?”
A product primarily designed or intended by a manufacturer to be physically applied to or introduced into a child's body, including any article used as a component of such a product, excluding :
- Food and beverages
- Dietary supplement, pharmaceutical product or biologic
- Children's toys that are covered by the ASTM International F963 standard for Toy Safety
- Medical device as defined in the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, United States Code, title 21, section 321(h), as amended through February 15, 2013.