Skip to comments.Teens Fall Ill After Eating Laundry Detergent, Then Post to Social Media
Posted on 01/12/2018 10:13:48 PM PST by nickcarraway
A new social media challenge is going viral, but this time, its causing a health hazards to those participating.
The Tide POD Challenge has many filming themselves chewing a Tide POD detergent packet and then posting their reactions to social media.
But many health professionals advise against participating in this challenge, as it could cause some serious health complications.
Tide detergent pods are small packages of highly concentrated laundry detergent replace traditional bottled laundry detergent.
Bear Slices SW Florida Man's Face While Walking Dog The American Association of Poison Control Centers reported that more than 10,000 children five and younger were exposed to a single-load laundry packet in 2017.
Children who have gotten the product in their mouths have reported excessive vomiting, wheezing and gasping. Some have even reported getting very sleepy.
A spokesperson from Tide says they are deeply concerned about conversations related to intentional and improper use of liquid laundry pacs.
Bats Take Over Texas Walmart Store They should not be played with, said a Tide spokesman, in reference to the Tide PODs. Whatever the circumstance, even if meant as a joke. Like all household cleaning products, they must be used properly and stored safely.
The front label of the Tide PODS packaging states that they are harmful if placed in the mouth or swallowed and can also irritate the eyes.
If a Tide POD is eaten, youre urged to call Poison Control or proceed to your nearest emergency room for treatment.
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Probably a lot worse than swallowing live goldfish.
Everyday’s an IQ test, kids.
How dumb. Everyone knows you’re supposed to snort it. /s
Cascade dishwasher pods are far tastier than Tide.
Seriously though, not even Darwin could have imagined the level of stupidity attained by some.
GD some people are stupid.
Future Democratic voters.
It had a nice, piquant after-dinner flavor - heavy, but with a touch of mellow smoothness.
“Don’t worry, guys. I got this one. You’re welcome.” -Charles Darwin
I wonder if we couldn’t take a swag at their and their parents’ political persuasions... hmmm.
Tide - It cleans clothes...and gene pools.
Any Darwin Awards yet?
BEST CHRISTMAS MOVIE EVER!!
I remember way back in the days of my old catholic elementary school the nuns had this white glue we’d use with those stupid little scissors and ‘’construction paper’’, any way I have to confess that sometimes I used to nibble on the glue. So did other kids. The stuff wasn’t that bad. Ah, well, when you’re a kid....
I’ll take “Democrats’’ for $100 Alex!
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