While we know that laundry is one of your daily or weekly tasks, there are small yet important steps that you should take to ensure that you are using and storing laundry detergent properly. Follow these tips every time you do the laundry.
Is your laundry routine in tip-top shape? When cleaned up, these components of your laundry room help contribute to an efficient laundry routine that is safe for the entire family. Follow the tips below to ensure you are using and storing laundry products properly.
A Clean Routine
While we know that laundry is one of your daily or weekly tasks, there are small yet important steps that you should take to help ensure that your laundry room is safe and secure. This video will provide you with tips on making the laundry process safer for your family.
"A Clean Routine"
Tips on making the laundry process safer for your family
When cleaned up, these components of your laundry room help contribute to an efficient laundry routine that is safe for the entire family. Follow the tips below to ensure you are using and storing laundry products properly
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In addition to keeping products out of reach of children, keep products in their original container, with the label intact
After each use, close the container completely and immediately put products away in their appropriate storage location
Follow all recommended product instructions, and pay particularly close attention to all 'Caution', 'Warning', 'Danger', or 'Poison' statements
To prevent pacs from dissolving before use, you should always close the package and handle with dry hands
Clean up immediately after any spills that may occur
Be sure to wash your hands after doing laundry, as well as any utensils you use to dispense or measure products
Aim to take care of laundry and other cleaning chores during your child's downtime (such as naptime), to help ensure your attention is not diverted while using laundry and cleaning products to help avoid unintended exposure
Follow the recommended product disposal information that is indicated on the label
Never use empty detergent containers for storage of any other materials, especially for anything intended for human consumption
If an Incident Occurs
Unintended exposure with laundry products usually causes no serious medical effects.
If in eye(s), rinse immediately with plenty of water for 15 minutes and seek medical advice, as needed.
If on skin or clothing, remove contaminated clothing and rinse skin well with water.
If swallowed, drink a glass of water or milk and contact the Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) or doctor immediately. Do not induce vomiting.
Following these steps will help to keep your home as safe as possible. Know what to do before unintended exposure happens. Read product safety Information provided on the package.