Welcome to the fifth and final edition of our home safety series. More than 90% of poisonings happen in the home. Keep an eye out for these potential poisons in your laundry room and garage, and make sure you use and store them safely.
Laundry Pods Archive
Sometimes, parents of young children will tell our poison specialists, “I don’t think he/she ate that much because it tastes bad!” But, is this true? Let’s dive deeper to thoroughly bust the myth that children won’t eat things that taste bad…or will they?
Poison centers in the US started receiving calls about exposures to single load laundry packets, more commonly known as laundry pods, in 2012. These exposures were most common in kids 5 and under. Since 2015, the number of exposures reported