Toy sales statistics

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US dollars spent on toys

Globally this year

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80,279,846,782

US dollars spent on toys

Globally this year

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sales statistics clearly show! Unfortunately toys are not all fun. Studies show that children who chew on PVC plastic toys absorb dangerous chemicals into their bodies. So go for eco toys without toxics!

Top 4 facts about toys

1

Not all fun

Toys are supposed to be fun. But several studies have shown that children who chew on PVC toys — such as pacifiers and teething rings — absorb dangerous chemicals into their bodies.


2

Chemical toys

Some baby bottles and nipples are made of plastics which contain chemicals that are known to disrupt the hormone system — including phthalates and bisphenol-A.


3

The effects are not pleasant

Soft plastic toys may contain more than 40 percent phthalates by weight. Phthalates have been linked to a number of reproductive health effects, including reduced fertility, miscarriage, birth defects, abnormal sperm counts, and testicular damage, as well as to liver and kidney cancer.


4

What to do?

When buying baby toys, or toys in general for that matter, look for items made without PVC and other bad stuff.



Toys

The total production of toys by member countries of the International Council of Toy Industries (ICTI) is estimated at 83.3 billion USD at the retail level.


Not all fun

Chemical toys

The effects are not pleasant

What to do?

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