27 aspiration (note 3) accidents of child (14 years old or younger) caused by bean and nuts (note 2) (e.g., soybean, peanut) are reported to Consumer Affairs Agency from participation in planning medical institution of medical institution network business (note 1) by the end of December, 2017 from December, 2010. Accident younger than three years accounts for 20 cases of those.
In addition, in Consumer Affairs Agency, we alerted on January 31, 2018 and announced because it was harm that approximately 60% of the number of accident report needed hospitalization.
Bean and nuts do not serve until about 3 years old, and please be careful.
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(note 1) We collect accident information from medical institution (as of October, 2017 23 organizations) marking product, and medical institution network business is aimed for being cool for prevention of recurrence of accident
It is common enterprise with ta, Consumer Affairs Agency and incorporated administrative agency National Life Center.
(note 2) With bean and nuts, we say edible seeds of beans and almond, peanuts true kind such as soybeans.
(note 3) Aspiration is that food or alien substance enters the respiratory tract (the trachea, the bronchus) by some kind of reasons by mistake.