The Food and Drug Administration warns parents and caregivers before it Use of biting chains or bracelets after the death of an 18-month-old child.
The Agency advises against the use of pesticides to relieve pain in children or provide sensory stimulation to children with autism or attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). 19659016] The alert follows a report that an 18-month-old child died after the child died An amber pendant had been strangled while choking. In another report, a 7-month-old patient was hospitalized after being suffocated on the beads of a wooden dental band.
"We are worried about the risks we can see with these products and want parents to become aware of teething jewelry Children, even those with special needs, are at risk for serious injury and death", said FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb, in a statement released on Thursday .
The American Academy of Pediatrics advises parents to lighten teething pain by using solid rubber teethers or gently rubbing or massaging the gums with a finger.
In May, the FDA warned against over-the-counter teething that included benzocaine, such as Orajel or Anbesol, and indicated that there was evidence of a dangerous and potentially fatal blood disorder.
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