Dr. Cao Doc Lap, dean of the examination ward in Viet Duc Hospital, gave a warning concerning the increasing number of cases in which children aged 3-5 are seriously injured from toys and admitted to the hospital. Some serious cases were also recorded in other hospitals.
|Toy bumper cars is considered to be harmful for children.|
According to Mr. Lap, the children sometimes got broken arms or legs or even trauma to their heads after a fall from a toy bumper car.
The same alert was issued by the Central Pediatric Hospital and the Otorhinolaryngology Hospital. The two hospitals recorded that many children had coins, glass-beads or glass-marbles stuck in their noses or throats.
A lot of toys which are considered harmful to children are now being sold on the market. The tiny toys are considered to be the most harmful, including glass-beads, glass-marbles and building bricks made of plastic.