Guidelines for relating children"s ages to toy characteristics
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Published by U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



  • United States.,
  • United States


  • Toys -- United States.,
  • Child development -- United States.,
  • Toys -- United States -- Safety measures.

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Edition Notes

StatementAbt Associates Inc.
SeriesAAI (Series) ;, no. 85-41
ContributionsU.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission., Abt Associates.
LC ClassificationsHQ784.T68 G84 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination265 p. ;
Number of Pages265
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2149890M
LC Control Number88602640

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