CPSC issues safety alert for single-use laundry pods

CPSC issues safety alert for single-use laundry pods

Safety concerns over single-use laundry detergents pods escalated again today with an official alert from the Consumer Products Safety Commission advising parents and caregivers to lock up these products and keep them away from children. In September, Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports, wrote the CPSC urging its staff to investigate the matter and consider stricter regulations.

Today’s action by the CSPC stops short of our requests, though it underscores the dangers posed by … (read more)