Laundry pods 'too dangerous' to recommend

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Consumer Reports: Laundry Pods 'Too Dangerous' to Recommend

CHICAGO, Ill. (WGN) -- Several makers of concentrated laundry-detergent packets are starting to coat them with a foul taste.

Doctors at Nationwide Children's Hospital say the risk is still too high, and that households with kids under six shouldn't buy them.

They cited a new study where 17,000 accidental poisonings were recorded in two years.

It prompted Consumer Reports to stop recommending laundry pods.

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