Accidental poisonings from disinfectants continue to climb

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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.

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This segment aired May 13, 2020.

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