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Safe, Non-Toxic Toy Guide

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UPDATED: November 2021

Toys, like evvvvverything else, can introduce toxins into your home, to say nothing of the environmental impact of producing and disposing of ALL THAT plastic.

I’m certainly guilty of buying my fair share of cheap plastic toys, but I am always trying to do better. After researching and writing this non-toxic toy guide, I am especially motivated to buy only sustainable toys.
 
While you will inevitably end up with some plastic toys in your home, you can minimize the risks to both your kids and the planet by investing in higher-quality, non-toxic toys. And, there are some happy surprises when it comes to toxins in toys (see The Good Stuff tab, below).
 
(By the way, if you are interested in finding safe, non-toxic teethers/baby toys, check out this guide. And here’s our 2021 Non-Toxic Gift Guide.)
 

This non-toxic toy guide helps you minimize the risks to both your kids and the planet by investing in higher-quality, non-toxic toys.

3 Tips for Choosing Safer, Non-Toxic Toys

If you want a truly toxin-free toy box, you will need to:

  1. Avoid painted wooden toys, unless they’re made in the United States or Europe or by brands you’ve vetted. Lead paint continues to show up in Chinese-made toys. Lead has been banned from toys produced in the United States, so you can be reasonably sure that toys that are made in America will be lead-free.
  2. Avoid Chinese toys. Unfortunately, lead paint isn’t the only thing to fear in Chinese toys. Many Chinese-imported toys have also been found to be contaminated with brominated fire retardants (including notorious PBDEs). Although these chemicals are banned for most uses in Europe and Canada, and no longer produced in the U.S., a legal loophole allows finished toys that contain these toxins to be imported and sold here. Since more than 85% of toys are made in China, they are not easy to avoid! Being made in China doesn’t necessarily make a product Bad Stuff; in some cases, a company will be based in Europe but may have a devoted manufacturing facilities located in China (or elsewhere in Asia). In general, when companies go to the trouble to use organic cotton, real wood, water-based paints, etc., they are also the companies that maintain close control over their production facilities–wherever they are located.
  3. Hevea Mini Kawan Rubber Duck from gimme the good stuffAvoid toys made of vinyl (PVC). Phthalates are typically added to PVC toys as a softening agent. You can find phthalate-free PVC, which is safer than conventional PVC, but I would still avoid it where you can. One study by HealthyStuff.org found that 78% of toys tested contained PVC in one or more components, so again, avoiding this entirely is easier said than done.

Here’s a quick non-toxic toys cheat sheet:

The Worst Stuff in Toys

Some types of toys are consistently found to more toxic than others in study after study. Be especially cautious when purchasing:

Earth-Friendly, Non-Toxic Toys

For the purposes of this guide, I am not going to designate any toys that are entirely made of plastic as “Good Stuff.”

That said, there are some plastics that are likely completely inert and therefore don’t present a health risk. See “The Okay Stuff” below for a bunch of safe plastic toys.

From an environmental perspective, I would love to see us all support those companies who make high-quality wooden toys that can be passed down rather than thrown away.

The Good Stuff: Truly Non-Toxic Toys

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Ailefo Organic Modeling ClayAilefo Organic Modeling Clay small from gimme the good stuff

This natural dough from Denmark lasts forever, and is made without perfumes, dyes, or parabens.

$26.00$32.00Buy Now


Apple Park

Apple Park boy doll gimme the good stuff

Apple Park makes sweet plush toys made with 100% certified organic cotton and OEKO-TEX 100 toxin-free dyes.

Shop Apple Park


Bannor

Bannor Toys Wooden Toy Keys from Gimme the Goods Stuff 003

Bannor offers range of non-toxic toys, all handmade in Iowa, with wood from local lumberyards. Their paints are non-VOC.
 

Shop Bannor


Begin AgainBegin Again Bathtub Pals Gimme the Good Stuff

Begin Again makes great bath toys of natural rubber. They also make a range of safe puzzles.

$3.99Buy Now


Camden Rose

Camden Rose Truck Gimme the Good Stuff

I love Camden’s amazing line of wooden toys and teethers. Camden Rose uses a beeswax/jojoba finish or a food-grade mineral oil on all of their toys.

Dena

We love this European brand’s line of platinum silicone toys–and they are safe for the youngest kids because they are entirely non-toxic should they end up in a mouth.

Dena Pastel Large Rainbow 5 from Gimm the Good Stuff
Shop Dena


Eco-Kids

Eco-Kids makes great art supplies, such as crayons and modeling dough. Their materials include natural wax, mineral pigments, and 100% pure beeswax.

$18.99Buy Now


Grimm’s

This German brand also goes by Spiel & Holz, and is admittedly expensive, but their wooden toys are absolutely stunning. The non-toxic stains (rather than paints) means that you don’t have to worry about these toys chipping.


Haba

Haba Domino Box from Gimme the Good StuffHaba produces most of their wooden toys in Germany, and they use nontoxic paints and finishes. Haba’s timber comes from sustainable forests from Germany, Finland, and Russia. Their paints are water-based and free of all solvents.

When Haba uses plastic, it’s polypropylene or ABS, both of which are among the safest plastics out there. I’ve assembled a collection of my kids’ favorite Haba toys here, all of which are produced in Europe.

HeveaHevea Mini Kawan Rubber Duck from gimme the good stuff

Hevea makes an awesome line of natural rubber balls, bath toys, and teethers (along with pacifiers), all of which have been a big hit with my kids, and none of which contain PVC.

HoltztigerHolztiger-Farm-Animals- Gimme the Good Stuff

Made in Germany of hard maple and beechwood, Holztiger wooden animals are colored with water-based paint and finished with a water-based sealants.

Amazon


Kleynimals

I had two key-obsessed babies, and I was freaked out when I learned that not only are your set of house keys filthy, but they also often contain lead. Kleynimals 100% stainless steel toy keys are made in the USA.

You can see the whole lineup of stainless steel toys here.

$34.99Buy Now


OstheimerOstheimer Ox Brown

My favorite wooden animals are those by Ostheimer, mostly because of simply how pretty they are. They are hand-carved in Germany, and use only non-toxic paints and natural oils for finishing.


Maple Landmark

Maple Landmark Toys

This company’s Schoolhouse Naturals line is free of any kind of finish. Note that the other toys made by Maple Landmark do have petroleum-based lacquer and urethane finishes and would not be considered Good Stuff.

Amazon


Uncle Goose Uncle Goose Classic ABC Blocks | Gimme the Good Stuff

This brand makes my very favorite wooden letter blocks, which are handcrafted in the USA out of basswood and printed with nontoxic ink.

Amazon


Under the Nile

UTN is my go-to source for organic cotton toys and teethers (as well as adorable clothing!) because they use 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton. I am obsessed with their line of Waldorf dolls in particular.

$58.00Buy Now


Natural Earth Paint

Natural Earth Paint from from Gimme The Good Stuff

This is a great brand of safe, natural paints and face paints. Ingredients include simply organic corn starch and natural mineral pigments.

Shop Natural Earth Paint


Petit Collage

Petit Collage Ice Pops Memory Game from gimme the good stuff

Petit Collage makes adorable paper dolls, magnet sets, wooden pull toys, stickers, coloring books, and other non-toxic toys. Everything is made without PVC, and using recycled paper and vegetable inks.

$13.99Buy Now


PlanToys

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Plan makes all of their non-toxic toys in a sustainable factory in Thailand, where they maintain control and employ solar power.

PlanToys wooden toys are made from natural rubberwood trees that no longer produce latex. To keep the wood pure, no fertilizer is added to the soil for at least three years prior to harvesting the wood, and the wood is strengthened via a chemical-free kiln-drying process.

Plan’s printed materials are made of recycled paper and soy ink, and assembled with zero-formaldehyde-free glue. Plan’s dyes are free of heavy metals.

Shop Plan Toys


Tender Leaf Toys

Tender Leaf Toys Gimme the Good Stuff

Like Plan, Tender Leaf Toys are made of rubberwood and painted with water-based paints. I rank them slightly below Plan because they are less transparent and overtly eco-friendly, although I can’t find anything to suggest they contain toxins.

Shop Tender Leaf


Tegu Magnetic Blocksbe

Tegu magnetic blocks gimme the good stuffTegu blocks are made of solid wood and coated with water-based paints with water-based pigments.

My kids have tons of Tegu blocks and they don’t emit any odor, and hold up well after years of play.

$32.99Buy Now


The Okay Stuff

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Battat/B. ToysBattat B. Toys Farm Gimme the Good Stuff

A lot of you asked about this brand, and while their toys are made in China, they are all free of lead, phthalates, and BPA. This company is also committed to environmental sustainability in their packaging.

Amazon


Bruder

Bruder vehicles, which are made in Germany, are constructed of ABS plastic, which is non-leaching and safe.

Amazon


Green Toys

Green toys are among the best plastic toys you can find. They are made in America of recycled polyethylene, which is a non-leaching and safe kind of plastic.

Amazon


Hape

Hape pets gimme the good stuff
While Hape does make their toys in China, they maintain control of their factory, and most of the materials (paints, etc.) are sourced in Germany. The wood they use comes from forests that Employ sustainable forestry practices and are FSC certified. Their paints are solvent-free.

Amazon


Ikea 

Ikea crane with blocks | Gimme the Good Stuff

The Swedish giant has phased out PVC from all of their toys, but don’t offer a lot of info on the paints or glues used. Many of Ikea’s toys are made in China, although some are made in Sweden. The plastics in Ikea’s toys conform to EU laws, but Ikea does use some synthetic rubber and some lower-formaldehyde particle board.

Amazon


KidKraftKidKraft Kitchen Gimme the Good Stuff

Many of you have asked me about the play kitchens made by KidKraft. These kitchens are made mostly of wood, but they do employ some particle board (though it’s CARB II compliant), and some plastic.

Amazon


Lamaze

Lamaze Peek-A-Boo Forest | Gimme the Good Stuff

This company didn’t get back to us with any certifications to back this claim up, but they assured us that none of their plush toys are treated with flame retardants.

Amazon


LoveveryLovevery blocks Gimme the Good Stuff

This newer brand uses solid wood, non-toxic water-based paints, and organic cotton for almost all of its toys. I like their play kits.

Shop Lovevery


Legos

Lego Classic | Gimme the Good Stuff

Legos are made of ABS plastic, which is a safe, non-leaching type. This is great news for moms like me, who often feel like we are drowning in a sea of Legos! Unfortunately, Legos are not recyclable, so I still don’t consider this an eco-friendly toy.

Amazon


Magna-Tiles

Magna-Tiles are one of my boys’ favorite toys, and while they are manufactured in China, they do not contain any BPA, phthalates, PVC, or other toxic materials. The clear Magna-Tiles are made of non-leaching ABS plastic.

Amazon


Spielstabil

Spielstabil small sand scoop Gimme the Good Stuff
This line is under the Haba umbrella, and produces high-quality, nontoxic, plastic toys. All Spielstabil items are made in Germany and are all free of phthalates, BPA, lead and PVC. Spielstabil products are made of food-grade ABS plastic and anything that needs to be joined together is done so using hygenic ultrasonic welding rather than glue. I am tempted to call these Good Stuff, but am sticking with my rule that nothing plastic gets categorized as such!

Amazon


Steiff

Steiff Mouse Gimme the Good Stuff

While not organic or certified as non-toxic, I think Steiff is the best brand for more realistic stuffed animals. Steiff animals are made from higher-quality materials, like mohair, alpaca, cashmere, 100% cotton, and wool felt.

Browse Steiff Stuffed Animals

The Bad Stuff

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Alex Twist Up Crayons | Gimme the Good Stuff

Alex chalk and their twist-up crayons were both found to be high in mercury in HealthyStuff studies. Their “Best Friends Bracelets” are high in arsenic, so two strikes is enough for me to call Alex Bad Stuff that should be avoided. Better alternative: Eco-Kids art supplies.

Barbie Dolls are made at least in part of PVC vinyl. On the upside, Matell has ditched the solvent-based paints for Barbie’s eyes.


Baby dolls, like this one by JC Toys, are usually made of vinyl.


Manhattan Toys contain polyurethane tubing.

My kids used to love Mash’Ems, and we have many of them. Unfortunately, they have been found to contain xylene.


Matchbox cars were found to contain “toxic chemicals” in this study.


In addition to  the fragrance added to My Little Pony figures, the ponies themselves are made of vinyl.


Play-Doh | Gimme the Good Stuff

Play-Doh’s exact formula is proprietary (which is always a bit of a red flag for me), but chemists suspect it’s a mix of innocuous ingredients like flour and not-so-good stuff, like borax, fragrance, PEG chemicals, and of course artificial colors. Better alternative: Eco-Kids art supplies.

Road Racers | Gimme the Good Stuff

TCG’s Road Racers Play Mat was found to have high levels of bromine in a study by HealthyStuff.org.


TransformersTransformers | Gimme the Good Stuff
Like Legos, Hasbro Transformers are made of ABS plastic, so I assumed they would be safe.  In a recent study, Hasbro’s Transformers were found to be free of even trace amounts of heavy metals and other contaminants. However, a phone representative told a reader of ours that they are “neither BPA- nor PVC-free,” so we have to call them Sneaky Stuff.



The Sneaky Stuff

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Melissa & Doug_Gimme the Good StuffMelissa & Doug is sold absolutely everywhere, and my kids have a lot of their toys. Unfortunately, Melissa & Doug toys are all made in China, and some of them have been found to be contaminated with heavy metals.


Janod Story Box Farm | Gimme the Good Stuff

Janod makes really cute European wooden toys, and while they use water-based paints, the wood is plywood, which likely means formaldehyde.

I was disappointed to learn on Healthystuff.org that Playmobil is contaminated by a range of toxins and heavy metals. These were among my favorite toys when I was a child, and I assumed they would be a safe plastic choice until my research told me otherwise.


We own a lot of Schleich animal figurines, because I assumed they would be safer than the cheap alternatives (it’s a German company and the animals are beautiful and high-quality, the paint never chips, and they don’t smell toxic). Unfortunately, Schleich figurines are made of PVC, and they only mention being free of the phthalates that are banned in children’s toys.

Don’t see your favorite toys in any of the Good, Okay, Bad, or Sneaky categories? Comment below and let us know!

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245 responses to “Safe, Non-Toxic Toy Guide”

  1. Hi this is such a wonderful resource! Thank you for this great list. Do you have a suggestion for animal figurines that are safe but look life like. The wooden ones mentioned look more abstract and cartoonish.

  2. Hi Maia! I’m looking for a non-toxic alternative to the infamous “sensory balls” for babies. I found these “natural rubber” ones by miniland, have you heard of them or know if this is a safe product? https://minilandgroup.com/educational/en/sensory-balls/

  3. I would love to know if the kidkraft outdoor placards are safe. Can’t find much info. There is some plastic windows and the slide. Maybe it has phthalates? Thanks for all you do.

    Also, I have tons of Melissa and Doug. Should we probably not continue its use?

  4. Hello! I may have missed it, but have you/could you review Le Toy Van please? 🙂
    Thank you!

  5. I’m really questioning these j’adore painted wood toy sets we got for our baby. It’s made in China and says in compliance for formaldehyde which is not really reassuring to me, but now I’m worried about lead, etc. any knowledge on this brand? the wood is chipping in parts, and it’s still packaged!
    when my husband sent pics from the store I thought it was battat brand which i like, but unfortunately it’s j’adore.

  6. How about toys by mindware like babu wooden toys? Additionally, how about toys by SLotic made in China (we were gifted a set of painted wooden jigsaw puzzels.)

  7. Do you know if Bruder metal toys are safe? (Lead free, non toxic etc) I haven’t been able to find much information on the metal ones. Thank you!

    1. yes I do think those are safe.

  8. Hi I know this is an old post but I am wondering about Le Toy Van

  9. Any thoughts in Brio train sets?

  10. Your website is amazing and so helpful. What do you think about TAF toys? I have contacted them and they said that all their products are phthalate free but wanted to know what you think. Thanks!!

    1. I think these are at least Okay Stuff!

  11. What about terra by battat?? Animal figures??

    1. Unfortunately these do not seem to be Good Stuff.

  12. That’s is an amazing and beautiful Article. I really love it. It makes my day super. thanks for it

  13. Have you heard of tender leaf toys? I’ve seen them compared to plan toys but was wondering what your thoughts are on the brand as they have more variety when it come to the store/kitchen/tool playsets

  14. HI there! Thank you so much for all that you are doing to promote non toxic play for little people ! I REALLY appreciate it!

    I am wondering what you might know about Boley animal figurines? They claim to be fully non toxic and pthalate and lead and BPA free, but then when I dug deeper, I saw that they are made of “child-safe PVC” and I am wondering if that actually means safe? I also saw that they are made in China…?

    If you know anything about this, I’d love to hear! Thank you, NIkki

    1. PVC is vinyl, so no I wouldn’t call these Good Stuff.

  15. Hi,
    I am also wondering why Lovevery is on the “Ok” and not the “Good” list. We have been getting their play kits since my daughter was born, and I thought they were one of the best non-toxic product companies out there nowadays. I’d love to hear the reasoning for it to be on the “Ok” list. If there are toxins in their products, I would like to know about it, since my daughter has been exposed to a lot of their toys. Thanks! And thank you for the great list, its been super helpful!

  16. Hi Maia!

    What about Hape toys that contain some plastic pieces? Is their plastic safe?

    Thanks!

    Elena

    1. Hape doesn’t say anything about their plastic being safe. So I wouldn’t recommended their products as Good Stuff.

  17. Any thoughts on the Our Generation dolls by Battat, sold at Target? When I asked the company, they said that the dolls are BPA free, lead free, and phthalate free. However, the dolls are made with PVC, just phthalate free PVC. Also, how much should I be concerned about flame retardants on stuffed animals? I try to stick with brands that I trust or at very least stuffed animals that are washable in the hope that the flame retardant might come off if it is present, but there are always a few that I just don’t know about. Thanks for all this great information!

  18. Hello,
    Have you researched Djaco toys? I see they are based in France and made in China, can’t tell anything else. Do you know if they are safe?

  19. What about Top Bright wood toys?

  20. CollectA, please! And Safari Ltd. too!

  21. Thank you so much.

    How about hot wheels?

  22. I really appreciate this list of products I am familiar with being good or bad and ones that I was unaware. What about WonderWorld?

  23. Just wondering why Lovevery didn’t make the good stuff list given the materials they use?

  24. What’s the difference between good and okay? We have Lovevery, but I’m not sure why that’s on the just “okay” list?

  25. Thank you so much for sharing your research! Do you know if crayola chalk is safe?

  26. Thank you for all this info!
    Do you know anything about TenderLeaf Toys based in the UK?

  27. thank you for all your info here!
    do you know anything about J’adore wood toys?
    i can’t seem to find anything about their products and i already threw away the packaging.

    thanks!

  28. I’ve noticed Hape hasn’t made the list whether good, bad, or sneaky. Do you have any information on that brand? Thanks so much for this resource!

  29. How about innocheer toys?

  30. Is the wooden painted foods from “food group Melissa and Doug” SAFE??

  31. How about the soft animals from Jellycat? Do they contain any flame retardants?

  32. Caroll dolls? I’m assuming not great but figured I’d ask

  33. Are ALL of Manhattan Toys unsafe? I only see that the tubing is mentioned, but what about toys that are wood but don’t seem to have any tubing? I’m not a fan of the fact that they are Made in China, but someone sent one as a gift, so I want to double check.

    1. Hi Tabitha,

      We cannot say with certainty that nothing they make is safe, however this brand didn’t make our Good Stuff list.

  34. Hi Maia, My kids really want stuffies for Christmas–in particular chicken stuffies. Can you recommend any brands for kid stuff animals rather than baby toys? Thank you

    1. I like Apple Park, but that’s probably still too babyish? I think of the more realistic options, Steiff is probably best.

      1. Thank you for the great tip.

  35. Thank you so much, this list has been my go to for info on safe toys! What a lifesaver!
    I recently came across Eco-blocks by Once-Kids. Their toys look promising, but I haven’t been able to find out whether or not they have any hidden toxins.
    Have you heard anything about their stuff?

  36. Have you found any safer toy dinosaur options? I noticed the ones you had listed are no longer available and would love to find an alternative. Thank you!

    1. Hi Beth. Tender Leaf Toys do some lovely wooden dinosaur figures!

  37. What about Erzi made in Germany?

    1. I don’t know that brand, but we will look into it!

  38. Hi! Lovevery unfortunately does not use solid wood for any of their materials. I’ve had their playkits for over a year. They also did not even know what type of material was used to coat their puzzles. I have been in communication with them several times about it and they say they don’t know what their manufacturer uses and cannot find out. Their puzzles were rubbing off dark stuff when I cleaned them.

  39. Tender leaf toys?

  40. Any ideas for a non toxic foldable ball pit? Tinker tots no longer has one available.

  41. Do you have any recommendations for a company that sells a decent non-toxic baby doll? I love the Waldorf Dolls, but was hoping to get something a little more realistic for my toddler. Would love your input!

    1. Yes we sell the cutest dolls! They are waldorf inspired but have a smile and extra clothes and are organic. I was a waldorf mom and used to make dolls. I love them but I get it. The problem is it’s hard to find a non-toxic doll. https://gimmethegoodstuff.org/store/under-the-nile-hazel-dress-up-doll/?utm_source=Custom%20Feed&utm_campaign=klevu-feed&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=29324

  42. Hi, what are your thoughts on these brands?
    Kids Concept
    Little Dutch
    Ooly
    Kid Made Modern
    Floss & Rock
    Tender Leaf Toys
    Dough Parlour
    Le Toy Van

  43. Hi there! Can you recommend some sidewalk chalk? The ones you previously recommended are no longer available on Amazon! Thanks so much!

  44. walmarts ” spark imagine create “wooden puzzles are made in china they do not say”nontoxic paint” are they safe for babies under 1 year?

  45. Thank you for this list! This is really helpful.

  46. Hey there! Thank you for the list! How about Terra by Battat, Safari LTD, and Boon (bath toys)?

  47. Hi,
    What about the brand “Woodlet”? Is it safe to use? Thanks
    See example: https://www.toysrus.ca/en/Woodlets—Fruit-Set—R-Exclusive/638E339E.html

  48. Hi, what about brio wooden trains and hot wheels cars? Also, is crayola crayons and chalk toxic?

  49. Would you be able to provide information about how puzzles are made, specifically Cobble Hill and Ravensburger? You have already commented about Melissa and Doug products. Are there other options for wooden puzzles with the same detailed quality as Ravensburger (if these, too, contain chemicals or toxins)?

  50. What do you know abou Bigjigs toys? I haven’t been able to find any information on the toxic ingredients they are either free of or contain. They just say the materials are sustainably harvested, but nothing about toxins. Thank you!

  51. Hello. Lovery manufactures their toys in China. Do you still think they are non toxic?

    1. Yes, we are convinced that Lovery toys are nontoxic.

  52. Thank you for a detailed review on these toy brands! Would you mind looking into Le Toy Van and Tender Leaf Toys? I recently came across those brands when shopping for play food.

  53. I bought my son Plan toys been buying from them for two years. He was chewing on the veggie set since he got them. I tried not to worry as they are non toxic but today, I found out from ecocenter website that it has bromine. What do you think about bromine, Maia?
    https://www.ecocenter.org/healthy-stuff/samples/baby-vegetables-set

  54. Are Tumama toys safe?

  55. I’ve had a hard time with plastic animal toys! I definitely want to get wooden holtziger toys but for water play/outdoor/car rides I’d hate to use the beautiful wooden ones! I moved away from schleich and bought safari Ltd, what do you think of Safari LTD, Terra by Battat, lakeshore learning, or Kaplan early learning brands? I’d love a comparison on all plastic animal toys!

  56. Hi, thank you so much for this precious information. Do you know something about those brands: Djeco, Viga and animal planet. Thank you

  57. Hi! I recently bought a Begin Again puzzle and so excited to get it. The quality looked great. When I was unpacking it I was very impressed but then I see…. MADE IN CHINA! I was so disappointed. Just thought you should know they might have changed.

  58. I am looking for an answer of whether j’adore toys,specifically the nature wood toys, are safe if my kids put them in their mouth and chew on them?

  59. Lovevery toys are made in China!

  60. What about Brio toys?

  61. What about manhattan toys that are just wooden? Are they made in the US?

  62. Any recommendations for sidewalk chalk? Or any chalk that is non-toxic pretty please ?

    1. Recommendation for SIDEWALK CHALK. You might want to check out Urban Infant’s Non-Toxic Toddler Sidewalk Chalk. It’s the “cleanest” sidewalk chalk I have found yet. I’ve be interested to know if Maia has researched it. https://www.urbaninfant.com/non-toxic-toddler-kids-chunky-sidewalk-chalk/

  63. Also disappointed to hear about the Schleich toys! Are there any non-toxic plastic figurine options?

      1. Unfortunately, I don’t think these are any better!

  64. This list needs to be updated. The only dinosaur toys on the list are on a dead link.

  65. Hi!

    Any thoughts on non-toxic letter magnets for the fridge? I keep googling and goggling but I don’t seem to be coming up with much just yet.

    Thank you for any help!

    Kara

  66. I have the wooden rainbow colored balls toy from the Manhattan Toy Company. Can you tell me if it is safe? I researched prior to buying and it looked like it was.

  67. I noticed PlanToys in “the good stuff” category make their toys from rubberwood.
    I purged a few of my daughter’s rubberwood toys after finding out that rubberwood is highly susceptible to fungus and bug attacks,it and is therefore usually heavily inundated with pesticides and other chemicals.
    I figured you would probably want to know so that you can research it for yourself.

    1. Regan, where did you find this information? Can you share the article?

    2. I am curious what Maia’s reply for this..

    3. I am curious to know what Maia’s response about Plantoys toys from rubber wood that maybe is indicated with pesticides. I hope she will say her thought on this.

      1. In the case of PlanToys: they told me that three years before cutting down the rubber trees, they stop using any fertilizer, so that all harvested wood is toxin-free.

  68. Hello! I recently bought Apple Park toys for my newborn, made of cotton and free from harsh chemicals, but made in China. I was wondering if you had any experience/insight into the brand. Thank you!

  69. HI Maya,
    thank you so much for an updated toy guide! do you have information about BRIO Trains? What brand for wooden trains would be the best?

  70. I recently discovered Le Toy Van, a brand that makes adorable wooden toys (lots of play food, doll houses, baby doll accessories, classic toys) — they are based in the UK, and it looks like (at least some?) of their toys might be made in Indonesia. The toys are solid rubber wood like Plan, and some of the toys specify that they use water-based paints, but some just say “non-toxic” paint. The thing that gives me pause is that there are several non-answers posted in their FAQs on pertinent subjects. Some of their toys can be purchased on Amazon.

    I’m also curious about Wonderworld — I think I read a couple years ago that their practices were very similar to Plan (made in Thailand out of rubber wood, water-based paints, etc.). We own a few of their toys, and my kids like them.

    1. By the way, we own and LOVE so many of the Good Stuff brands: Haba (although it sadly seems like they are making less and less in Germany now), PlanToys, Begin Again, Camden Rose (we just have one of their phenomenal play kitchens, but that is enough!), Hevea, Grimm’s, EcoKids, and Petit Collage (their puzzles are the BEST — we own four of the beginner puzzle sets now, and they are possibly my son’s favorite toys; he is two, and he has played with them probably every day for the past year). We own these toys in part due to your excellent research and recommendations, so thank you! We could not second your recommendations more!

      1. Awww thanks so much! Glad it’s been helpful:)

  71. Hi there,

    I tend to purchase the Green Toys dough over Play dough.

    It’s much more affordable than the Eco Kids, which is quite costly here in Canada. And with my little ones, some of the dough inevitably lands on the floor and then into the garbage.

    I wonder if the Green Toys dough is any better than the Play Dough? The only claim made on the packaging is that organic flour is used.

    Thanks again

  72. Bummer about Schleich. Thanks so much for this valuable information!

  73. Thank you for this! I’m so bummed to hear about the Schleich figurines, especially since my girls enjoy how realistic the dinosaurs are (and we live in Germany, so they’re easy to come by). Obviously I won’t be buying any new ones, but should I be concerned about my girls’ continued handling of the ones we currently own? (E.g., should they wash their hands more often, etc.)

    1. I bought Safari Ltd figurines this year and they are beautiful and seem to be free of most concerning stuff. Wondering if anyone else has tried these and knows anything about them.

    2. Honestly, kids are in so much contact with so much plastic that I wouldn’t worry about the Schleich figures….My kids have a bunch of them too!

  74. Does anyone know about Beyblades? I know they’re not eco-friendly, by I can get them secondhand. I’d love to hear thoughts.

  75. The lovevery kits are made in China….what do you think about that? I’m trying to decide if this or the other popular one (also made in China) are a good choice for my little one.

    1. I have looked into the details of Lovevery and feel comfortable with their oversight of the Chinese-made toys they sell…

  76. Do you know about the Picasso Magnetic Tiles? They are a cheaper version of the magnatiles (which I love)

    1. Those should be fine, but of course still plastic so not an eco-friendly choice!

  77. Our 5 month old grandbaby visited for Thanksgiving and loved the ball toy and the wooden rattle. I love you because I don’t have to worry about the safety of items I buy from you. Thank you so much!

    1. So glad to hear this. Thanks so much for supporting our store:)

  78. Thanks for your article. I’d like to know about Goki brand and Goula brand. Do you have any information on them?

    1. I don’t know those, but I’ll look into them…

  79. With Christmas approaching I’m on the search for a safe play kitchen. My 3 year old currently has a Hape kitchen set but it is too small and he is asking for something bigger. I’m looking at a Melissa & Doug or KidKraft kitchen. Can you comment on the safety/toxicity of these two brands or recommened another brand that is better for bigger/older kids?

    1. Dear Becca hi I am Carol and a grandmother. I have opted out of Melissa and Doug as I have read some negative reviews about their paint. I have been buying green toys for my grandson. My new granddaughter I dont know yet? I know nothing about the kitchens. I bought a kitchen for my grandson when He was little but cannot remember the brand. I bought it on amazon and my daughter approved. he is nearly 3 1/2. He was about 2. He plays with his mother’s old cabbage patch kitchen and I bought all green toys foods, trucks and other toys for him. My worry as I hate toys made in china and they all are are the beanie babies. I have bought him some and he loves them. I bought several for them both for Christmas. My granddaughter is a new infant and cant play with it. I bought her Rainbow Designs toys on ebay from a British company, I am half British. I was very upset to later find they too are made in China. I could look up the kitchen brand for you on amazon and it was the boy’s version. I am so worried now about beanie babies. my grandson is nearly 3 1/2. I read and look even Steiff baby toys are made in china. I am sick of it. furious. I live with American antiques I hate this . I have alot of old toys and my toys. hugs Carol xo Becca I am going through the same thing with Christmas looking up dinosaurs and the ratings are all wrong. this site is an eye opener I have never liked things toys anything clothes made in china. best of luck. xo I steer clear of Melissa and Doug. period. xo

  80. This is my go-to reference for toys; thanks so much.

    LEGO now has a recycling program within the US. Hoping it will expand to Canada and other countries!

  81. I also want to know about the safety of Lovevery kits and KidKraft (specifically the play kitchens)! I would love to get my Littles a play kitchen for Christmas but want it to be non-toxic. Safe play kitchen advice? I know Hape is on the list. Just want to explore my options!

    1. We’ve updated the post with info on KidKraft:)

    2. Updated again to include Lovevery!

  82. Hi I’m wondering about kid kraft toys?

    1. Haven’t reviewed but we will add it to the list.

    2. I was wondering about kidkraft as well since they make such a large variety of play kitchens and dollhouses.

      1. see above– we’ve added Kid Kraft.

  83. What about lovevery kits since they contain painted wooden toys?

    1. I also want to know about the safety of Lovevery kits and KidKraft (specifically the play kitchens)! I would love to get my Littles a play kitchen for Christmas but want it to be non-toxic. Safe play kitchen advice?

      1. The guide has been updated to include KidKraft.

  84. Any non-plastic recommendations for dinosaurs for toddlers/preschoolers? They’re so ubiquitous and beloved and sketchy.

  85. I was wonder about the B baby toys if they are toxic

    1. I would like to know too!

    2. I’m pretty sure this is the same brand as Battat / B Toys, and they are listed as okay.

      1. Yes, that’s correct! Okay Stuff.

  86. What do you think about Manhattan Toy Baby Stella dolls? Looking for a safe doll for my Grandbaby.

  87. Looking for childrens cooking supplies for retail.

  88. It looks like Schleich animals are phthlatate-free:

    http://www.schleichtoystore.com/store_info/Materials.php

  89. Does anyone know about the ‎ulysses toy brand?

  90. What about Goki?

  91. Is prang hygieia chalk a safe alternative?
    Thanks,
    Cindy

  92. Hi Maia,

    Do you know anything about Discovery Toys and where their toys might fit on the spectrum?

    thanks,
    Lori

  93. Hi Maia,

    I love your guides. They have helped me to pick everything from sippy cups to toothpaste to cleaning supplies! I also love this list. I’m curious where you place Guidecraft. They have some really cool blocks, but I was worried because they don’t seem to give quite as much information on their website as Plan Toys and I know that rubber wood can be manufactured using strong anti-fungals. Any thoughts? Thanks so much!

  94. Chewbeads are made in China 🙁 I haven’t checked the rest of the Good Toy list.

  95. Hi,
    Thanks for the list. Very helpful. Wanted to know if you did any research on Leapfrog products ? A very old article showed their products are toxic.

  96. Finally found the companies making safe play mats. Just a couple though. And they are way too expensive!
    Could you please recommend okay mats for low budget families? We just can’t afford to pay over $200 for one mat:(. Or maybe place where we could buy used ones ?

  97. Can’t find a safe play mat link here.((

  98. I ordered Begin Again Bath toys and when they came, realized each figure has “made in China” written on the bottoms! ?

  99. Hi Maia,

    there is a company near Seattle, Washington State that just started wooden toys made of solid wood, not painted. Here is the website:
    https://victorykids.toys/
    The company Victory Kids is operating under the main company Velo Transit (that manufactures waterproof backpacks in SeaTac, WA).

    Thank you for your great information regarding non-toxic wooden toys.

  100. Thanks for the post! I have a little daughter and it was very interesting to discover such a fact about harmful toys. Now I will thought carefully before buying a new toy

  101. The Manhattan Toys — do ALL the toys have tubing? I’m looking to get my girl a Baby Stella doll.

    Thanks!

    1. I called awhile ago (before my son got one of their baby dolls) and they said the dolls don’t have any of the tubing in them! Hope that helps!

  102. Hi!

    What about Kidkraft or Indigo Jamm toys?

    1. Don’t know these–but will look into them!

  103. Hello! I am searching everywhere for a safe pretend cleaning toy set(mop, broom, etc.)Do you have any recommendations? Thanks!

  104. Hi, what do you think of Bigjigs toys?

    Thanks 🙂

  105. Hi!

    Your website is like my Bible! Any remommendations on play tables?

    Thank you!
    Alyssa

  106. Tender leaf toys looks pretty harmless, but wanted to check w the experts! Designed in UK, made in Indonesia.
    https://www.tenderleaftoys.com/about-us

  107. Hi Maia:
    Any safe magnetic numbers and letters I can buy for my 2-year old? He loves playing with the foam magnetic numbers and letters at the library. I know they are not good so I hope you have a recommendation .
    Thanks for doing this!!!

    1. I know this post is from a while ago. But, any suggestions on this from anyone?

  108. Hello, just wanted to inquire about where a few toy brands would fit please: Apple Park, Vulli, Wonderworld, and TAG.
    Thank you so much for your response.

  109. Thank you for sharing! How do you feel about Fisher Price products? Ie. Little People sets, not the vintage ones but the more recent ones. I didn’t see it on your safe or “ok” list so I am now concerned.

    1. I wouldn’t be overly concerned, but also wouldn’t call Fisher Price Good Stuff.

  110. Modern children are so keenly interested in all new and so quickly master technologies that, having barely learned to walk and talk, they are already asking for a mother’s phone or father’s tablet to play.

    So why don’t use some colorful applications that will help to entertain a toddler and spend time with benefit to both kids and their parents?

    https://androidappsforme.com/free-android-apps-for-toddlers/

    For example, we’re fond of different painting and music apps. They develop creativity and fantasy. But is there some harm? There’re different opinions…

  111. What is a safe, non-toxic play tunnel?

  112. Hello,

    I called Manhattan toys about their Stella baby dolls. They said they don’t put polyurethane in it. They sent me a list of materials they use. Are any of these bad stuff?

    Thank you so much for all that you do!

    Component

    Location

    Material / Color

    Material Content

    fabric

    doll main skin fabric

    skin fabric

    100% polyester

    fabric

    doll top hair

    YELLOW nylex

    100% polyester

    fabric

    pacifier fabric

    light pink and pink nylex

    100% polyester

    fabric

    doll skirts

    printed knit

    100% polyester

    fabric

    doll skirts trim

    pink nylex

    100% polyester

    nylon thread

    embroidery in face

    nylon

    nylon

    fabric

    PE inside of pacifier

    White PE

    PE

    fabric

    magnets

    iron

    iron

    fabric

    inside

    polyester fiber/white

    100% polyester

    fabric

    N/A

    polyester tape / white

    100% polyester

    fabric

    N/A

    paint / red, black, purple

    100% acrylic

    painting

    N/A

    Painting/colorful

    PE painting

    1. none of this looks concerning to me:). It’s not made from renewable materials, but from a toxicity standpoint I’m not worried.

  113. I dream that you will investigate Crayola products specifically! If you have time 😉

    1. Perhaps when we update we will!

  114. What about Tag Toys?

  115. What are your thoughts on Eeboo, Crocodile Creek, and Djeco?

  116. Do you have any thoughts on “chewbeads” silicone links? If they are not safe, are there any good alternative ring links for baby toys?

    1. i think that they are fine–certainly better than plastic!

      1. Made in China though 🙁

  117. Thanks you so much for helping us protect our kiddos! What are your thoughts on green sprouts products like this?

    https://www.buybuybaby.com/store/product/green-sprouts-reg-sprout-ware-reg-float-boats/1045836626

    Thanks!

  118. Schelich are Phalate free!

  119. It is confusing to me that in this Guide, it says we should avoid all Chinese made toys but some of the items listed in the good stuff are actually made in China. I wonder if it means it is okay if it is made in China so long as it is under strict care by the company?

    1. Yes, it’s really a case-by-case basis, unfortunately!

  120. Is the apple park organic baby dolls safe?

  121. Hi, do you know of safe baby dolls to buy that don’t have vinyl? I know you mention the under the Nile brand but do you recommend any non cloth baby dolls for my daughter? Please let me know if you know of a safe brand. Thanks!

  122. When my son turned One , he received so many plastic toys. And of course, chewing and licking them. Now I am freaking out learning about lead, PVC, phthalates, etc…. I am worried sick now that he had been playing with plastic since he was a baby. Just imagine too, the highchair, exersaucer, playmat… I could not sleep thinking about the bad stuff he had come in contact with. So my husband got our son Begin again wooden toy. However, I just found out that the one he bought was made in China. Are all of the Begin Again toys and even those made in China safe?

    1. My child has three Begin again toys. Before buying from them, I sent them an email asking about their toys. I am sharing to you my reply so you don’t need to worry anymore.
      —————–

      All of our Rubberwood items are Made in China as that is where the Rubberwood is harvested. We do have some teethers, lemonade sets, and sand trucks Made in the USA as they are made using a corn base.

      Our wooden toys are finished with water based stains vs using paints. These stains have been selected for their water based formulas and have been independently tested for USA, Europe, Australia-New Zealand, Japan, and South Korean toy standards.

      Our wood factory is female owned, and family run and is an approved factory for a variety of global retailers. Our USA facilities are OSHA and ISO compliant and have been approved and audited by Bureau Veritas.
      – Begin again toys

  123. Hi Maia,
    I have follow up on your review for the Magna-Tiles. They’re listed as Okay Stuff, but you reference only the ‘clear Magna-Tiles’ as made with non-leaching ABS plastic. Is there any reason that the ‘clear’ ones are named specifically? Or do you consider the solid colored, frost, or ice ones also safe? We received the Frost set (from Target) recently, so was wondering if anyone else had a similar question. On Magna-tiles website it states they’ll made of ABS plastic, with no differentiation between the various styles. Thanks again for all your research, we’d be lost without you!

    1. This is a great clarifying question—all of them are safe!

      1. Thank you so much!!

  124. Great list and a wonderful resources! I’ve been looking for a safe brand of realistic animal figurines. Most are made from pvc unfortunately. I wanted to know if you had looked into Bullyland or Safari Ltd? Bullyland looks to be made from latex and Safari Ltd states that their products are phthalate free. Any thoughts on these brands? Thanks!

    1. I don’t know the brand Bullyland (will look into it), but the Safari ones are pretty stinky…

  125. Hi, how about Rose & Rex toys? They claim to be made from 100% natural latex from Hevea rubber trees. Thanks!

  126. I don’t see MY VERY OWN Rattle among the items pictured above. It’s just pure American Rock Maple, and a long-demonstrated favorite of kids 5 months to 2 years. It’s my favorite, too, but then, I am biased – I make them. And Gimme The Good Stuff sells them in your on-line store. On this very website! It’s a perfect arrangement!

  127. Hi! What’s wrong with the Fisher Price stacker pictured on your list?

  128. Hi!
    Would you purchase toys made in China but meet the European safety standards?
    I am asking in regards to a brand called Goobi. They make magnetic structure sets.
    http://goobi.com/magnetic_construction_set_building_toy_sale/product_info.php/goobi-110-magnetic-construction-set-p-2051?osCsid=0a145b9d3e5542b2d879a0f5614ec650

  129. What about B. Toys? Are they safe?

    1. I haven’t looked into these yet, but will add to my list for when I update this guide!

  130. B brand toys from Target. I love them, but have a fear they are not as great as they are advertised to be.

  131. Hi! Do you know of any green/non-toxic floor mats? The kinds that have interlocking pieces? Thanks!

  132. Thank you so much for the list! I do a lot of research on my own but your list is much more comprehensive! Super sad about Playmobile-I loved them as a kid!

    I am curious about your thoughts on Just B-B you toys? My son has some of the musical instruments. I know the plastic isn’t great but ok paper they look like a better brand as far as plastic. Also curious if you know anything about the felt food that ikea and target sell?

    Thanks so much!

  133. Thanks so much for the guide! I’m wondering what your thoughts are on B. toys and Lewo toys?

  134. Thank you for the list! Any snow sled recommendations?

  135. I saw someone asked about KidKraft, was wondering same. Most smtrain tables with wood tracks are made by kidkraft. How safe are they? Any other options for train tables

  136. Hi Maia! Thank you for the wonderful list!

    What about Little Tikes toys that are labeled as made in the USA?

    Thank you!

    1. I’ve had bad luck with Little Tykes–namely, a strong vinyl smell in their tires.

  137. Hello, The healthy Stuff analysed some of Plan Toys and they had heave metals like arsenic (the solid drum), clhorine, arsenic and more (the farmer). This is the link:
    http://www.ecocenter.org/healthy-stuff/samples/farmer-71360
    I am very worried because my childrens have this brand toys. I thought that was heavy metals free and the analyse are worried. And you included in your list like good chose… What toys are safe now? Is a mistake of ecocenter analyse?
    Thank you
    Ana

    1. My son has Plan Toys. I bought him a few after reading they are Good Stuff. Now I am worried… =(

  138. Mia
    Do you know if Jellycat stuff animals are non toxic/safe?
    Thank you

  139. Why is play doh bad?

  140. Great article! Thoughts on KidKraft?

  141. Great article! I’ll be forwarding this to friends and family 🙂

    What about Honeysticks Beeswax Crayons? Are these safe? Thanks for your help! 🙂

    1. Yes, I consider those to be safe.

  142. Are all the land of nod play teepees and tents free of flame retardants? It didn’t seem to specifically say on the website.

      1. Unfortunately, I spoke to a Land of Nod rep today and they told me that the teepees are all treated with flame retardant and all but one playhouse is treated as well. 🙁

  143. wow – thank you!

  144. Thank you so much for this list! I’m curious if you’ve ever checked out Kid O toys? I was thinking of purchasing their Go Car for my nephew this Christmas but I’d be interested to see what you have to say first.

  145. I was surprised to see Schelich on the sneaky list because I also love them. I found this on their website: “Schleich complies with international toy regulations and US Federal laws that ban the use of phthalates in children’s toys by only using products from companies that supply laboratory reports concerning the quality of their processes and materials.”

    Does that mean they really are phthalate free, or is that sneaky-talk? They don’t explicitly say phthalate-free, which it seems like they would, if they truly were. So confusing!

    1. Yeah, some phthalates are illegal, but definitely not all of them!

  146. Hello, good list. What os your opinion about Sylvanian Families? The house, bus, cars, ships are made of Abs and the families are made of phtalathes free PVC. Are secure for children?
    Thank you for your imformation
    Lucía

  147. Thank you so much for this list!! It’s very helpful. What do you think about VTech and Fisher Price? My daughter gets gifted them often. The plastic aspect is an issue of course, but what about their toxicity?

  148. Hape is formaldehyde free?

  149. Hello, are not safe Janod and Playmobil? Are certificated… Oh muy daughter have both brands of toys and I am very worry about

  150. No Sophie the giraffe and other products in that brand?

  151. Thank you for all that you do! I frequently refer to how website for guidance.

    Have you looked at Tegu? They are magnetic wooden blocks. My kid loves them and I was planning to buy several for Christmas presents

    Z

  152. Great list thanks so much!

    I was very interested to see you say there can be phthalate-free PVC. Would it still just be labelled as PVC orcsomething else? I had been avoiding buying anything from “The Shrunks” since they say they are non-toxic pvc but I didnt think that existed. Can you recommend their products as safe? Have you heard of hiccapop non-toxic foam bedrails?

    Thanks for all you do!

  153. Thank you for the great post just in time for the holidays. 🙂

    Hi I am also wondering about B. Toys.

    Thank you,
    Jenn

  154. Thanks for the list! I’ll start to put preference on Haba and Plan over Hape. I’m wondering about Brio?

  155. So what’s the best alternative for kiddos who love to play with plastic animals? Also, are Hotwheels cars in the same category as Matchbox? I recently discovered Obrium toys for adding to our current wooden train sets, any information on that brand? Thank you for all your research and for sharing with us! (P.S. I’m super sad about Playmobil, we LOVE those.)

  156. thank you for the list!

    1. You’re so very welcome, Lee!

  157. Also a safe brand for a play tent? And mega blocks?

    1. For tents, just make sure to ask if flame retardants are used. One safe option is the one from Land of Nod. Mega Blocks should be fine.

      1. Thank you thank you thank you!!!

  158. Are all of the Plan Toys train pieces safe? Or just the classic train? My son has gotten multiple Thomas train and tracks handed down to him from cousins but I️ have confiscated them all because of the lead paint issue. I need a safe alternative!!!!

    1. Yes, all of Plan is safe!

  159. Hi there. Great piece! Any thoughts on safe dinosaur toys? My kiddo really loves the realistic look of toy dinosaurs (being able to move the limbs, etc.) so a 2D wooden dinosaur won’t cut it. I was looking at the Learning resources ones but saw you had their animals on the bad list. What is unsafe about those? Also have you seen these baby dolls:
    https://treexies.com
    My son loves his. They are a bit small but I believe totally safe and more realistic looking.

    1. Most dinosaur toys are bad because they are made of vinyl (you’ll know by the smell). Here are some made of ABS plastic that your son might like: http://amzn.to/2yTB73n

      Thanks SO much for putting Treexies on my radar. They definitely look like Good Stuff!!

  160. Awesome guide!
    I too am wondering about B toys.
    Thanks!

  161. Hi! Wondering what you think of B toys? Also is there a safe chalk you recommend? What about dry erase markers??

    Thanks!!

  162. Eeek, my kid uses our crayola sidewalk chalk indoors to color daily- is there an alternative or brand you reccomend!?

    1. Here’s a great safe sidewalk chalk!
      http://amzn.to/2AHiGfy

  163. What about Cabbage Patch dolls?

    1. Their faces are vinyl, unfortunately.

  164. Thank you for the guide! My son loves Green Toys so I was glad they at least made the Okay list.
    What about Duplo and Megablocks?

    1. Duplo and MegaBlocks are also safe. I only call them “okay” rather than “good” because they aren’t recyclable.

      1. While not recyclable, they are reusable and looking lasting. They can be handed down or saved for the next generation. Almost all of our duplos have come from Goodwill. We have such a fantastic collection now I plan on saving them for my grandkids!

  165. Hey Maia, great post just in time for the holiday shopping! I was wondering what you thought of B. Toys.
    Best
    Tina

    1. Thank you so much for making this list (and this entire website). I discovered your site I think shortly after I gave birth a couple of years ago, and I’ve been referring mommy friends to your site ever since. I’m wondering about these toy brands:
      – Jellycat stuffed animals
      – B. Toys
      – Tegu magnetic blocks
      – Magformers
      – Pretty much all the other popular magnetic block brands listed in this article, except Magnatiles which you already covered: https://blogs.babycenter.com/products_and_prizes/magna-tiles-vs-magformers-a-magnetic-tile-review/

      Thank you so much in advance!

      1. Banner Toys is made in China and not organic + polyester.

    2. Hi, Maia! Thank you for shedding light on whether toy brands are toxic.

      Would you consider also reviewing Magformers (similar in appearance to Magna-Tiles) and Crayola?

      Thank you for all your dedication, and Happy Holidays to you and yours! ?

  166. Thank you so much for doing and sharing this important research!

  167. Great list! Thanks for giving us some food for thought.
    You have now made me want to put on the Christmas tunes. 😉

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