The typical household is flush with risky if not outright dangerous health hazards for children. From sensitive newborns to trundling tikes, these are the top concerns you should be up-to-date on, whether you’re a seasoned parent or on your first go-round.

Katharine Morgan

Executive Vice President, ASTM International

“Many kinds of toys for young children are marked with phrases such as ‘meets ASTM F963’ because a law passed by Congress made our voluntary standard mandatory in this country.”

Amy Artuso

Program Manager, National Safety Council

“Screens keep bugs out; they do not keep children in. Window guards and window stops keep children from falling out of windows.”

Nancy Bock

Senior Vice President, American Cleaning Institute

“Read the product label. It contains a wealth of information — including safety warnings — that all parents should familiarize themselves with.”