CDC Health Advisory Laundry Pods Danger

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CDC Health Advisory Laundry Pods Danger

Health roundup: CDC warns of laundry pod dangers”

“Detergent danger: Parents and other caregivers should keep concentrated pods of laundry detergent out of the reach and sight of children, says a new warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC joined poison centers to analyze 1,000 reported cases in which children were exposed to any kind of laundry detergent and found those who got their hands (and often their mouths) on the concentrated packets were more likely to vomit, choke, cough and become lethargic than those exposed to other kinds of detergent. The cases were first reported in the spring but experts still don’t know why the detergent packets make kids so sick.”

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Read about the CDC Health Advisory Laundry Pods Danger and other advisories by clicking the Link above.

Below is a Link to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), which report on the health hazards of laundry detergent pods.

Health Hazards Associated with Laundry Detergent Pods — United States, May–June 2012

“Parents and caregivers should keep laundry detergent pods, as well as other household cleaning products, out of reach and out of sight of children. Health-care providers should be aware that exposure to laundry detergent from pods might be associated with adverse health effects more often than exposure to non-pod laundry detergents.”

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6141a1.htm?s_cid=mm6141a1_w

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