Near-miss asphyxiation from a toy ball: A small parts failure

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Abstract

The case report of a near-fatal asphyxiation of an 11-month-old child by a 26 mm (diameter) toy ball is presented. The lack of compliance with existing Consumer Product Safety Commission standards for small parts is discussed, and a recommendation is made regarding the coloring of ingestible objects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)34-36
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Emergency Care
Volume5
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

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Consumer Product Safety
Play and Playthings
Asphyxia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Nursing(all)

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Near-miss asphyxiation from a toy ball : A small parts failure. / Baker, Mark Douglas.

In: Pediatric Emergency Care, Vol. 5, No. 1, 1989, p. 34-36.

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