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Study: 17,230 Children Poisoned by Laundry Detergent Pods

by Mike Barrett
Natural Society
Nov 13, 2014

We have gotten to a point where crayons and play-dough pose no toxic threat to children, but what of other household items? A new study has found that thousands of children in the United States are being poisoned by laundry detergent pods, often after consuming them. Needless to say, the researchers are calling for tighter safety standards.

The study analyzed data from 2012 to 2013, finding that the United States poison control centers received 17,230 reports related to these toxic laundry detergent pods. Approximately 80%of the calls (about 13,000 cases) were from concerned parents who discovered that their children had actually ingested the pods. The remaining calls were sparked from children breaking open the pods and exposing their eyes to the chemicals while inhaling the toxic fumes.

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We have gotten to a point where crayons and play-dough pose no toxic threat to children, but what of other household items? A new study has found that thousands of children in the United States are being poisoned by laundry detergent pods, often after consuming them. Needless to say, the researchers are calling for tighter safety standards.

The study analyzed data from 2012 to 2013, finding that the United States poison control centers received 17,230 reports related to these toxic laundry detergent pods. Approximately 80%of the calls (about 13,000 cases) were from concerned parents who discovered that their children had actually ingested the pods. The remaining calls were sparked from children breaking open the pods and exposing their eyes to the chemicals while inhaling the toxic fumes.

– See more at: http://naturalsociety.com/study-finds-17000-children-poisoned-laundry-detergent-pods/#sthash.Jacjft78.dpuf

We have gotten to a point where crayons and play-dough pose no toxic threat to children, but what of other household items? A new study has found that thousands of children in the United States are being poisoned by laundry detergent pods, often after consuming them. Needless to say, the researchers are calling for tighter safety standards.

The study analyzed data from 2012 to 2013, finding that the United States poison control centers received 17,230 reports related to these toxic laundry detergent pods. Approximately 80%of the calls (about 13,000 cases) were from concerned parents who discovered that their children had actually ingested the pods. The remaining calls were sparked from children breaking open the pods and exposing their eyes to the chemicals while inhaling the toxic fumes.

– See more at: http://naturalsociety.com/study-finds-17000-children-poisoned-laundry-detergent-pods/#sthash.Jacjft78.dpuf

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