You would have to visit your local pharmacy or science lab to rival the number of potentially dangerous chemicals in the average home. You likely store everything from paint, fertilizers and acidic cleaners to gasoline and corrosive drain openers.
Obviously, it makes sense to ensure that everyone in your home uses and stores such items safely.
For example, laundry detergent packs – which have become popular recently – are attractive to children. Keep them locked and out of sight. You should do the same with all laundry products. Even exposure to fabric softener pads can cause skin irritation to a child.
Always read and follow the labels on household chemical products. Use and store them as directed.
Keep corrosives, such as harsh cleaners and…