Accidental poisoning incidents involving laundry-detergent packets still occurring

The Wall Street Journal reports on poisonings involving laundry-detergent packets. Data indicate that poison centers are receiving approximately 30 reports per day of accidental exposures involving young children.

Poisonings and other accidents involving concentrated laundry-detergent packets remain a serious problem in the U.S., despite changes made to packaging and labeling.

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