News tagged with detergent

Octaplas approved for blood-clotting disorders

(HealthDay)—Octaplas has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to augment insufficient clotting proteins that could otherwise lead to excessive bleeding or excessive clotting.

Jan 17, 2013
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Plumber and spray painter high-risk occupations for asthma

Despite known risks and recommendations for protective equipment, many people are still affected with asthma after exposure to chemicals at work. This is the finding of an international study of 13,000 people carried out ...

Jan 15, 2013
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Colorful detergent 'pods' a danger for children: CDC

(HealthDay)—Those bite-sized, brightly colored packets of concentrated liquid laundry detergent need to be kept out of the reach of small children, who often mistake them for candy, U.S. health officials ...

Oct 18, 2012
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P&G to add latches to make detergent packs safer

(AP) -- Procter & Gamble says it will change the design of packaging for its miniature laundry detergent product to deter children from eating the brightly colored packets that look like candy.

May 25, 2012
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Doctors report rise in kids eating detergent packs

(AP) -- Miniature laundry detergent packets arrived on store shelves in recent months as an alternative to bulky bottles and messy spills. But doctors across the country say children are confusing the tiny, brightly colored ...

May 24, 2012
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