ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The number of poisonings due to laundry detergent pods is increasing. A new report found that calls to poison control regarding the problem increased by 17% percent from 2013 to 2014.
Over 22,000 kids, most of them under 3-years-old, were affected. Those included cases of kids not being able to breathe, going into comas, or experiencing cardiac arrest.
Two children died.
Experts say the colorful designs and scents tempt kids to try and eat them.