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Letters Eyes and detergent capsules

Do not assume strong alkalinity

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 04 May 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c2399
  1. Philip Malpass, director general1
  1. 1UK Cleaning Products Industry Association, Century House, Tattenhall, Cheshire CH3 9RJ
  1. philip.malpass{at}

    The cleaning products industry takes concerns about its products seriously and fully supports Mathew and colleagues’ call for greater consumer awareness in their letter about paediatric eye injuries from exposure to liquid detergent capsules.1 Parents also have an important role in following guidance for the safe use of …

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