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We keep away from children: why are capsules for washing dangerous?


Source: Jana

Laundry capsules are a convenient and effective product. But you need to be especially careful about their storage for those who have children, writes Jana.

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The famous doctor Komarovsky recently posted on his Instagram a warning for parents - to protect their young children from contact with the capsules for washing.

The biggest danger of these capsules is that they are very bright and attractive to children, somewhat reminiscent of large lollipops.

What Parents Should Know About Laundry Capsules?

  • Around the world, about one child under 5 years old is admitted to the hospital every day with severe poisoning from washing capsules.
  • Washing capsules use a concentrate that dissolves in water
  • Every hour around the world, parents seek medical help for sending children with capsules for washing
  • The most dangerous age at which children are interested in capsules is 1-2 years
  • 36% of poisoning occurs when capsules are outside the container

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Hospitalization is necessary if you have:

  • shortness of breath
  • severe vomiting
  • severe burning and eye irritation
  • blurred vision
  • loss of consciousness

Regardless of the manifestation of symptoms, you should seek medical attention if you suspect a child may have swallowed a capsule!

Original column published on the website "Jana"

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