Dr. Toy's Tips: for Keeping Toys Clean and Safe.

  • Watch for small parts, sharp edges, loose ties, or other possible dangers for small children under the age of 3.
  • Be sure products are labelled non-toxic.
  • Cover exposed electric sockets.
  • Toys handled frequently by infants and toddlers, should be cleaned and disinfected daily or when soiled, to prevent the spread of germs.

To disinfect: Follow these steps for washable, colorfast toys:

  1. Wash toys in soapy water, then rinse thoroughly.
  2. Clean toys with a solution of 3/4 cup household bleach in 1 gallon of water. let stand 5 minutes.
  3. Rinse completely and dry.

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