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_____ fall out of toys and can be swallowed by children. They can attract one another through intestinal walls and get trapped in place. Since '05: 1 Death, 86 Injuries
Each year there about 400 ___.Consumers need to be aware of the latest safety notices to keep dangerous products away from family members.
Furniture, TVs, ranges, and bookshelves can ___ and crush young children. ~ 22 deaths per year; 31 in 2006 and an estimated 3,000 injuries.
Children can strangle on ___ drapery and blind cords that can form a loop.~ 12 deaths annually from window cords; ~ 9 deaths and ~3,700 injuries to children annually from falls.
The suction from a ____ can be so powerful that it can seal a small body against the drain or hair can be pulled in and tangled. 15 injuries, 2 fatalities from 02-04.
You can’t see or smell it, but ___ is the leading cause of accidental poisoning in the U.S. Causes: improperly working appliances, fireplaces, a car running in a garage.
_____ equipment is the leading cause of home fires.
This odorless, radioactive gas can move up from the soil and enter the home through cracks in the foundation.
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__ builds up inside central a/c and heating systems and is constantly inhaled. If you have water leaking through your roof or out of plumbing systems, __ might grow in the walls.
When __ paint starts degrading, paint dust and chunks settle on the floor, windowsills, countertops, furniture, clothing and children’s toys. Pipes are sometimes made of this.
_____ aids like detergents, soaps, bleaching agents and specialized products to keep your windows, ovens, counters, toilet bowls and mirrors clean may contain dangerous inhalants.
____ contain chemicals like organotins, permethrin and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) that may be hazardous to your health. PCBs are also carried on shoe soles and pet paws.
_____ smell good but contain volatile organic compounds such as ethylene-based glycol ethers and terpenes, that react with the ozone in the environment to form hazardous inhalants.
___ may contain bisphenol-A (BPA). When they are overheated or repeatedly washed, the BPA breaks down and mingles with its contents.
Exposure to this naphthalene product, used to keep moths away, can prove harmful.
~2,900 __ fires occur each year and cause ~5 deaths, 100 injuries and $35 million worth of property loss. Lint is highly combustible, and a clogged lint trap overworks the machine.

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