Is Kinetic Sand Dangerous?

by Joost Nusselder | Updated on:  December 29, 2021

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Testing Kinetic Sand Safety

Safe kinetic sand brands

This may seem a bit strange to talk about the quality and safety of sand, but in this case the quality may vary across different brands.

It's better to trust verified manufacturers and I took that one too in this kinetic sand review.

The point is that when you buy goods from a verified manufacturer,

  1. Firstly, you can be sure that the sand will last a long time, not dry up within a week, or stick to hands.
  2. And secondly, it is also better to trust a verified manufacturer in safety issues. They value their reputation and have all the certificates confirming the origin of their products.

Particular attention should be paid to the problem of accidental ingestion (yes, accidental or less accidental eating of the sand).

Unlike 'living' sand that can dissolve in water, the kinetic sand has the same physical properties as regular sand.

That's why you shouldn't eat it, but it is safe in small amounts. Just like normal sand (without your kids getting worms because that comes from outside sand).

Lees meer: from what age is kinetic sand actually suitable?

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Joost Nusselder, the founder of Speelkeuze.nl is a content marketer, father and loves trying out new toys. As a child he came into contact with everything related to games when his mother started the Tinnen Soldaat in Ede. Now he and his team create helpful blog articles to help loyal readers with fun play ideas.