Detergent gel packs causing temptation to children
Posted: Sep 7, 2012 12:22 PM EDT | Updated: Nov 6, 2014 10:59 AM EDT
Bright colors on laundry detergent capsules seem to be tempting for kids.
Hospitals are getting a surge of children who've swallowed the gel packs. They're possibly mistaking them for candy.
So far this year poison hotlines have had more than 2,900 calls involving the detergent packs.
The capsules can cause intense inflammation and swelling.