A house can look clean and well kept, but as this Poison infographic shows, most people aren't aware that there's a ton of toxic materials in the house that are often overlooked.
There are millions of people who are unintentionally poisoned annually and the worst part is, most of these victims are toddlers under the age of six. This infographic shows the most common household products that are poisonous such as baby oil, drain cleaner, cosmetics, medicine and more.
A statistic conducted in 2012 showed that there were over 2.3 million human exposures with about 100,000 animal exposures -- 90 per cent of them were dogs. The most frequent household items that are exposed to humans are painkillers, cosmetics and everyday cleaning supplies. Home Insurance also gives tips on reading labels, poison procedures and warnings on how to make your home safer.
This Poison Infographic Reveal Tips on Harmful Household Products
1. Eco-friendly Household Products - Opportunity for companies to develop non-toxic and organic household products to replace harmful ones.
2. Smart Labels - Opportunity for innovation in developing smart labels that can inform consumers about the toxic levels of household products.
3. Awareness Campaigns - Opportunity for companies to contribute to and support awareness campaigns to educate consumers about the toxicity of household products.
1. Consumer Goods - Companies specializing in consumer goods can capitalize on the demand for eco-friendly and non-toxic household products.
2. Retail - Retail companies can provide more shelf space for eco-friendly and non-toxic household products while phasing out toxic ones.
3. Technology - Technology companies can develop smart labels and apps that can inform consumers about the toxicity of household products.