THE DANGER OF Drinking Hand Sanitizers. What to watch for: “children carrying large bottles of sanitizer in their backpacks or purses.”
More and more kids are being exposed to hand sanitizer
The thought of gulping down hand sanitizer is enough to trigger most anyone's gag reflex. But according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are tens of thousands of kids in the U.S. who do just that every year. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Alcohol-based hand sanitizers are practically everywhere these days, but a new government report suggests an increasing number of children are ingesting these products and getting quite sick. Troublingly, many of these kids are drinking sanitizers to get a quick buzz from the alcohol. Read more...
Bottles of hand sanitizer are ubiquitous and cheap, but they also contain high levels of alcohol and can be abused.
I wrote a few weeks ago about the recent scandal at Wells Fargo bank, where 5300 Wells Fargo employees were fired for allegedly creating over 2 million unauthorized accounts. Reading some of the discussion about how insane the corporate culture was, either at some or all Wells Fargo branches is quite crazy and a bit […]
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Hand sanitizer is anywhere from 70-95 percent alcohol, which can cause major problems if a toddler drinks it.
. A bunch of you sent me this CNN piece about the hidden dangers (every TV producer’s favorite kind!) of hand sanitizer. While the video is about teens deliberately drinking the stuff, the written story is about Purell-pickled nippers, and that’s what I’d like to discuss today. It starts with a story that’s almost too strange […]
Poison control centers are reporting a rise in the number of calls involving young people who ingest the antibacterial gel to get drunk.
Diarrhea caused by inadequate drinking water, sanitation and hand hygiene kills an estimated 842,000 people every year worldwide, and is of the second leading cause of death for children under age five. Patricia Arquette, Executive Director of GiveLove.org, talks about the dire need for sanitation systems that address multiple problems at once. Show More Summary
During Prohibition, the US Government put toxic chemicals into any products that contained alcohol, just to make sure nobody would drink them. Now, Prohibition is long over... but the policy of adding poison to alcoholic products has never ended. Here are the deadly additives that are only there to keep you drinking stuff. Read more...
A preschool director is in hot water over allegations of abuse. According to KFOR, preschool director Zabrinna Myers has been accused of forcing 3-year-old Zhuri Feh to drink hand sanitizer inside Liberty Academy at Liberty Baptist Church. Show More Summary
A mother in West Des Moines, Iowa, is facing child endangerment charges after allegedly kicking her daughter while drunk on hand sanitizer. Jennife... Read more: Bad Parenting, Mug Shots, Jennifer Jane Olney, Too Much to Drink, Jennifer Jane Olney Hand Sanitizer, Dumb Crime, Iowa Crime, Jennifer Jane Olney Kicked Daughter, Crime News
Post by Adriana Velez. Want to get blotto on on screwdrivers but don’t want to shell out for vodka? Here’s an elegant solution: Hand sanitizer. A Pennsylvania man was arrested for stealing hand sanitizer from a hospital -- 12 bottles which he intended to mix with orange juice for cocktails, as you do. Show More Summary
Police say two Virginia 13-year-old boys were arrested for allegedly spiking a 66-year-old teacher's drinks with hand sanitizer
They are only 13-years-old. But cops in Newport Beach, Virginia say the kids tried over a three month period to poison their teacher by putting hand sanitizer into their teacher’s drinks.
Jennifer Wilcox MySpace 1 Jennifer Wilcox MySpace 2 Middletown, CT (The Weekly Vice) - Jennifer Wilcox, a 36-year-old Connecticut woman was jailed for drunk driving Monday after she allegedly drank a half-bottle of hand sanitizer. According...Show More Summary
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We’ve already shown you quite a few Humorous Mints that you can use to have fun with friends. Now you have another opportunity to be funny with Maybe You Touched Your Genitals Hand Sanitizer. Next time you sit down for food or drinks with friends you can offer them a squirt of this hand sanitizer, [...]