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    Child Accident Prevention Trust

    Lots of us will be doing our shopping online this Christmas thanks to Covid-19 restrictions and shop closures.

    Buying presents online - especially children’s toys - can also be a great way to discover some bargains and save money.

    However, the number of dangerous toys sold online to unsuspecting families is on the increase - so it’s good to be aware when buying presents this year.

    For example, did you know that if you buy a toy from a third party seller via one of the well-known online marketplaces, it might not meet UK safety standards?

    Online marketplaces are simply offering a shop window to sellers around the world and aren’t legally required to check if a toy is safe before allowing it to be sold.

    Some of these toys may be dangerous and, as a result, could cause serious injuries to children.

    Please see document for more information.