Did You Know?!
In a 2011, a US National Safety Council report stated that choking caused 4,500 deaths (amongst all ages) in the United States in 2009.[Ref:46]
This “propeller” from a Kinder Surprise airplane was nearly swallowed. After some retching, was propelled upward, into a toddler’s nasopharynx (behind the soft palate).
Because of choking risks, Kinder Surprise eggs have been banned in the United States.[Ref:20]