Lead in Toys
How can I test a toy for lead?
Only a certified laboratory can accurately test a toy for lead..
What should I do if I am concerned about my child’s exposure to lead in a toy?
Lead in Toy Jewelry
What are the effects of wearing toy jewelry?
Just wearing toy jewelry that contains lead will not cause children to have a high level of lead in their blood. However, chewing or sucking on the jewelry will.
What should I do if I think my child put lead jewelry in his or her mouth?
If you think your child put jewelry containing lead in his or her mouth, remove the jewelry and see your health care provider. He or she can do a blood test to see if your child has been exposed to lead and recommend treatment if necessary.