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Old April 12th, 2018, 04:40 PM   #1
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Laundry Detergent Pods Can Be Just As Dangerous For Seniors As For Kids


Since Tide Pods hit the market in 2012, laundry detergent pods have quickly become popular. Unfortunately, they also resulted in reports of kids biting into these shiny, candy-colored packets of poison. New data shows that itís not just children who are at risk of this potentially lethal confusion; several seniors with dementia have died after consuming detergent pods.

Of the eight deaths directly related to laundry pods in the last five years, two were children ó but six were seniors with dementia, a new report from our colleagues at Consumer Reports (Consumeristís parent company) finds.

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