FDA issues warning against teething jewelry for infants, small children

By John Mac, December 21, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration Thursday issued a caution, declaring that teething necklaces and bracelets must not be used by kiddies.

The FDA reviews it has received studies of loss of life and acute injuries to infants and small kids resulting from the jewellery. These episodes include strangulation and choking.

Teething jewellery is frequently utilized to relieve infants’ back pain soreness. As the FDA reports, the the jewelry “is also used by kids with particular needs, for example as autism or ADHD, to provide sensory stimulation or redirect chewing gum on outfits or parts.”