Plastics In Toys

Good Info on Plastics in Toys
What's So Toxic About Plastic

ALTERNATIVES TO TOYS MADE WITH PVC: Look for and ask for PVC-free toys! There are many alternatives to vinyl and the following toy-makers are among those companies committed to safe, PVC-free toys:

Small World Toys (makes PVC-free teething toys and “Gertie” balls)

Early Start

BRIO Corporation

APRICA Kassai Incorporated

Lamaze Infant Development

Little Tikes (Rubbermaid)


Turner Toys

Lego Toys

Toys R Us, in November 1998, announced its 'immediate plans for the worldwide removal of all direct-to-mouth products for infant use containing phthalates, such as teethers, rattles and pacifiers.'