Accidental poisonings from disinfectants continue to climb

5 Live
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

The American Association of Poison Control Centers says they have seen a 122 percent increase in reported cases.

Although the purchase of disinfectant products is declining, April was the second consecutive month there was a spike in accidental poisonings.

Officials warn sanitizers like cleaning products and bleach are not meant to be ingested or injected into your body.

5 Live is KTLA’s digital-only newscast and streams on and the KTLA 5 News app weekdays at 4 p.m.

Follow Our Facebook Group:

This segment aired May 13, 2020.

Most Popular

Latest News

More News