What does vinyl mean on a baby doll?

GentleTouch Vinyl Baby Dolls GentleTouch vinyl is the touchably soft, durable material that makes our baby dolls have a real, baby-smooth feel. This snuggly soft material is carefully sculpted in vinyl molds for true-to-life detail.

Are vinyl baby dolls safe?

Safer Baby Dolls Children typically mirror the behavior of their caregivers while imagining that they are a ‘mommy’ or a ‘daddy’. Unfortunately, many plastic dolls are made of polyvinyl chloride (PVC)—making them a health concern for children who play with them on a daily basis.

What is a silicone vinyl baby doll?

When baby dolls are made from silicone, their skin is soft and has a “give” when pressed, just like real human skin. These dolls are also extremely flexible. The little fingers and toes can be bent naturally, and when you hold them in your arms, they “snuggle” back into you.

What does vinyl feel like?

How Does It Feel? Run your hand across a piece of furniture to help you determine whether it’s upholstered in vinyl or leather. If you can feel noticeable texture and grain, it’s probably genuine leather; conversely, vinyl upholstery often feels slick and smooth.

Is soft vinyl toxic?

Plasticizers are used to make soft vinyl soft. Laboratory tests have shown that high level exposure to DiNP can cause enlargement of the kidneys and liver in rats. The authors of the key animal study on this chemical concluded that the plasticizer has a low potential for chronic toxicity (1).

Are vinyl toys toxic?

Vinyl plastic products expose children and all of us to harmful chemical additives such as phthalates, lead, cadmium and organotins — all substances of very high concern.

Which is better silicone or vinyl?

Silicone dolls are extremely flexible and bendable. They have an almost “boneless” property about them (imagine touching their foot to their knee). Vinyl dolls are not very flexible. Their limbs are harder to move and if you attempt to stretch too hard, they can break!

Are vinyl dolls hard?

As a result, many vintage fashion dolls are made from vinyl. Baby dolls, on the other hand, typically had a hard plastic head and a soft vinyl body; vinyl, a much softer and more pliable material, is more realistic as baby’s skin and more huggable for young children.

Is Cricut vinyl toxic?

Despite its wide use, vinyl is a highly-toxic plastic that has been linked to many illnesses and is responsible for an abundance of environmental pollution.