Children Can Strangle When They Become Entangled in Wall Decorations with Ribbons and Streamers
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Consumer Product Safety Commission

Children Can Strangle When They Become Entangled in Wall Decorations with Ribbons and Streamers

CPSC Document #5105
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warns that children can strangle if they become entangled in ribbons or streamers hanging from wall decorations near the crib or within reach of children. CPSC knows of incidents involving young children who became entangled in the ribbons of a wall decoration.The padded fabric wall decoration was hung near the crib where the child could reach the ribbons and streamers on the decoration.

CPSC recommends that parents keep wall decorations with ribbons or streamers away from cribs and well out of reach where children play to prevent entanglement and strangulation.

Child Pulling Wall Decorations from Wall
Keep wall decorations with ribbons or streamers away from cribs and well out of reach where children play to prevent entanglement and strangulation.

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