Mom Seeks to Blow the Lid Off Household Toxins

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Mom opens new toy shop for parents with high standards: Play It Safe Toys.

Thousands of everyday household products are composed of artificial and in many cases toxic ingredients. All parents want to work hard to keep these products out of reach of their children. However, there is more to it than just keeping your kids out from under the kitchen sink.

Justine Guthrie teacher, mom and now owner of is working to expose parents to information about the composition and quality of their child’s toys. Justine says, "I just wanted to create a toy shop where parents don’t have to work hard and search high and low for quality toys for their kids." Many first time parents are paranoid about the kinds of things their children put in their mouth and gradually ease up once they learn about what the real risks are. Justine describes her experience as eye opening: "I did a lot of research in my early days as a mom and toy safety has really stuck with me." American Safety Standards have come a long way to help regulated the composition of toys in our country; unfortunately there are many ingredients that have not yet been banned from toys. For example, it is widely believed that common hard plastic ingredient Bisphenol A or BPA is seriously detrimental to hormone balance.

About Play It Safe Toys:

Play It Safe Toys only carries high quality eco-friendly toys. Most toys meet European safety standards exceeding those set by the United States. The store is well stocked with inventory for every age group form infant toys to fun things for teens. opened for business September 19, 2013.

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