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    Angry CHILD SAFETY ALERT! Supermarket Trolley Key Chain

    Has anyone ever experienced any problems with their child playing with, or putting in their mouth, the dangling key chain that hangs on shopping trolleys?

    My 1 year old child had her front teeth chipped by biting on this key whilst seated in the child seat of a trolley in Coles.

    It just hangs in front of the child seat and looks similar to how a dummy does on a chain so my daughter has always been drawn to it.

    I'm tired of the constant fight in the supermarket to get the damn thing away from her.

    It's a real safety hazard. If a trolley was bumped into while a child had that key in their mouth or near their eye it could cause serious injury.

    They need to put a hook somewhere on the trolley so parents can keep that key chain away from their kids
    Last edited by Safety1st; 27-10-2013 at 19:58.

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    My son plays with it but never took it for a dummy. He was a dummy addict so I couldn't fool him.


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    I have 3 kids with the oldest being 3- I've never had to take the trolley thing out of their mouths..... It's very very different to a dummy in my world.

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    My two are dummy addicts too but neither ever put it in their mouth and to be honest unless they were leaning forward into me and over the bar I don't remember it being long enough to reach their mouth. Sorry your little one chipped their tooth.

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    Mine never used it as a dummy but he did get his finger stuck in the hole. He screamed so much it cut his finger

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    My kids would try to.play with it but never attempted to put it in their mouth.

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    I've always used a trolley cover which covers the chain and key thing.

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    I had to tie a muslin wrap around the handles so he couldn't get it as he would always put it in his mouth. So gross.

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    It's not a safety hazard. It's just one of those random things that toddlers do.

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    My ds used to play with it when he was little. The chain was long enough so that I could wrap it around the handle a few times and he couldn't get it in his mouth.


 

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