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Lawmakers Consider Stricter Regulations for Laundry Detergent Pods

Lawmakers Consider Stricter Regulations for Laundry Detergent PodsNews from WJHG-TV:
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Dr. Murray Feingold: Keep laundry detergent packets away from kids

Dr. Murray Feingold: Keep laundry detergent packets away from kidsNews from Rockford Register Star:

Young children are very curious, and unfortunately they don’t always appreciate the potential dangers they may be facing when their curiosity gets the best of them – which is quite often.

For example, their fleeting eyes alight on a very brightly colored laundry detergent packet that resembles a similar package that contained those sweet tasting goodies called candy. Before you know it, Junior’s busy hands grab the packet, rip it open and its contents are now in [...] Continue Reading…

Ms. Simplicity: Pass on these laundry tips to your children

Ms. Simplicity: Pass on these laundry tips to your childrenNews from INFORUM:
If we don’t train our children now, who is going to train them? Train them right and your future daughters- and sons-in-law will thank you!
Kids are now taught in family and consumer sciences class in junior high how to do laundry (called “home ec” in my day, which only the girls took). But what I think they miss are some of the nuances that 30-plus years of doing laundry has taught me.
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Care home resident died after eating laundry detergent pods: NDP

Care home resident died after eating laundry detergent pods: NDPNews from CTV News:The Canadian PressPublished Wednesday, April 1, 2015 2:24PM CSTLast Updated Wednesday, April 1, 2015 7:20PM CST
Saskatchewan’s Opposition leader is calling for improvements to seniors care after he says a man at a Moose Jaw facility died from eating laundry detergent pods.
NDP Leader Cam Broten raised the issue in the legislature Wednesday. Broten said the man wandered out of his room at Providence Place.
“That is unbelievable,” Broten told reporters. “It’s so sad to think of a senior confused, [...] Continue Reading…

UPDATED: Investigation complete after dementia patient died eating laundry …

UPDATED: Investigation complete after dementia patient died eating laundry …News from Globalnews.ca:

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Moose Jaw’s Providence Place is made up of four seniors care wings and a dementia care unit.
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REGINA – A Saskatchewan man suffering from dementia died in March after he found and ate three laundry detergent pods, according to a former care aide and the Opposition NDP.
NDP leader Cam Broten shared stories from Eunice Blanchard in question period Wednesday. Blanchard retired from Moose Jaw’s Providence Place in December 2014 after 34 years as a care aide.
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Spotlight on laundry rooms

Spotlight on laundry roomsNews from MyFox Austin:
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What’s big in 2015 is an area of your home that is actually very, very small. Fabulous and functional laundry rooms are hot right now. Makeover what you have, or create a dedicated space out of a few square feet of your home. The important thing is that your laundry room should be a pleasant place to work at an often unpleasant chore.
Creating a Laundry Room
All you need is a teeny slice of space to build a beautiful laundry. Steal an [...] Continue Reading…

Dryer catches alight at Mitchell laundry

Dryer catches alight at Mitchell laundryNews from The Canberra Times:

A small fire has been extinguished in an industrial dryer at Capital Linen on Sandford Street in Mitchell.
89 staff were evacuated while firefighters cleared away smoke.
The fire was first reported at 9.50am and no one was injured according to emergency services.
Fire damage was contained to the dryer, and the building was not damaged.
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ACT Fire and Rescue sent three fire pumpers, the breathing apparatus van, the hazardous materials unit and a commander to the scene.
Firefighters were ventilating the building at 10.30am.

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Risks for children: Safe use of laundry detergent capsules urged

Risks for children: Safe use of laundry detergent capsules urgedNews from Malta Independent Online:
The Technical Regulations Division within the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority (MCCAA) would like to bring to the attention of the general public the risks posed by laundry detergent capsules (or packets) which are present in growing numbers in households worldwide. These products can be attractive to children and can pose serious dangers if not handled and stored safely.
Laundry detergent liquid capsules/packets contain concentrated detergent for single use. The content, protected by a membrane, is released once [...] Continue Reading…

Lawmakers Consider Mandate To Make Laundry Detergent ‘Pods’ Safer

Lawmakers Consider Mandate To Make Laundry Detergent ‘Pods’ SaferNews from CBS Local:

March 19, 2015 5:18 PM

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(CBS) – They’re bright, colorful, and can be deadly to children.
A group of U.S. senators wants detergent “pods” off the market — at least the way they’re packaged now.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez has more on legislation proposed Thursday.
“How would a child know the difference between something toxic and somethings that sweet until they bite into it?” U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said.
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Lawmakers push for safer laundry detergent pods

Lawmakers push for safer laundry detergent podsNews from The Hill:
As part of National Poison Prevention Week, Democratic lawmakers are pushing for legislation that will impose tougher safety standards single-serve laundry and dish detergent packs.
Last month, Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Sen. Bill Nelson  (D-Fla.) introduced the Detergent Poisoning And Child Safety Act to require child-resistant packaging for liquid detergent packets within 18 months of the bill’s passage. Two weeks later, Rep. Jackie Speier  (D-Calif.) introduced a companion bill in the House.
On Thursday, lawmakers planned to hold a joint press [...] Continue Reading…