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June 18, 2020: Newsletter - Prevent Accidental Poisoning Caused by Cleaning Products and Hand Sanitizers

Cases of poisonings caused by products used to clean our homes and our hands have been on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the past few months, poison control centres across Canada have seen a 58% increase in poisonings from disinfectants, cleaning products, bleaches, and hand sanitizers. received a report about a child who started to drink from a container that looked like a water bottle, thinking it was a drink. The bottle actually contained hand sanitizer. Read more …