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What are common non-food items that can cause choking in young children?

These include:
  • Broken or un-inflated balloons
  • Baby powder
  • Eggshells
  • Pop-tops from beverage cans
  • Safety pins
  • Coins
  • Marbles
  • Pen and marker caps
  • Watch or hearing-aid batteries

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