New products are introduced into the market for use in the home every day, but how often do we stop and think about what impact these items may have on the safety of our families?
Since 2012 when liquid laundry packets began gaining traction in the market, more than 33,000 calls for children 5 and under have been reported to poison centers about children getting into liquid laundry packets. That’s more than 30 children every single day.
The new packaging presents a need for new safety precautions when using and storing the product. Safe Kids is teaming up with Tide and Gain and their Up, Up and Away Program to educate families on proper storage of laundry packets in the home to help reduce the risk to children.
We created an infographic to illustrate the risk and safety tips associated with laundry packet safety.
Parents can help protect children in the home by remembering these simple tips: