Warning re: Laundry Pods

Warning re: Laundry Pods

17 January 2018

The tide pod challenge SHOULD NEVER BE ATTEMPTED. It is dangerous and can be fatal. Laundry pods contain highly concentrated toxic substances. Symptoms of ingestion include: vomiting, lethargy and difficulty breathing. If you have ingested a laundry pod or suspect a child or friend has, bring them to an emergency room immediately.

For more information, contact:

Liane Fransblow
Trauma prevention coordinator
Montreal Children’s Hospital
514 934-1934 ext. 24805
[email protected]

The Montreal Children’s Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre is a provincially designated pediatric and adolescent trauma centre. 

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