Tag: Laundry pods

The Tide Pod Challenge Is The Latest Stupid Internet Craze: Kids, Please Don't Eat Laundry Detergent

The Tide Pod Challenge is both a stupid and dangerous internet craze that is gaining popularity among teens. The challenge requires participants to eat small pods that contain laundry detergent, which is never a good idea.

Public Health January 12, 2018

Laundry Pods Pose Lethal Risks To Adults With Dementia

An elderly woman with dementia passed away two days after ingesting two packets of laundry pods. Hers is the sixth death of an adult with dementia due to ingesting laundry pods.

Public Health June 18, 2017

Laundry Pods More Dangerous To Children Than Other Types Of Detergent

Laundry pods are more dangerous than traditional detergents, a new study has found. Aside from the higher cases of poison report among children, laundry pods also pose more serious consequences, even death.

Public Health April 26, 2016

Laundry Pods Too Dangerous To Recommend: Consumer Reports

Thousands of children are being poisoned each year across the United States by laundry detergent pods. Is industry doing enough to solve the problem?

Life July 17, 2015

Laundry pods pose poisoning risks to kids: Study

Experts warned that parents with small children at home should use traditional laundry detergent. Between 2012 and 2013, there have been over 700 cases of children who were hospitalized due to exposure to laundry pods.

Life November 10, 2014

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