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Laundry ‘pod’ poisoning risk – expert responds

John Kerr posted in on November 14th, 2014.

Laundry ‘pods’ containing concentrated detergent pose a serious poisoning risk to young children, according to a new US study. Research published this week in the journal Pediatrics found that in 2012 and 2013, U.S. poison control centres received reports of 17,230 children younger than 6 years of age swallowing, inhaling, or otherwise being exposed to […]

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