Increasing exposure to laundry detergent packets among older children

There was an average of 1 call about every 42 minutes in 2017 towards the poison control center linked to liquid laundry detergent packets.

The voluntary standard, public awareness campaigns of detergent packets poison, and product and packaging changes to-date are reasonable first steps. Nevertheless, the numbers are nevertheless unacceptably high.

The analysis authors claim that detergent makers reformulate the pods and create regular packaging, which makes them childproof.

There was an average of one call about every 42 minutes in 2017 into the poison control center linked to liquid laundry detergent packets.

The study authors declare that detergent makers reformulate the pods and make a standard packaging which makes them childproof.

Reference
Despite safety standard, laundry packet exposures increase …. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-06/nch-dss053119.php


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