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Detergent Pods

This ODH factsheet answers many common questions about detergent pods, including: 

  • What are detergent pods?

  • Can eating detergent pods make me sick?

  • How can I protect myself and my family from poisoning by detergent pods?

  • Where can I get more information?


Local health departments are encouraged to print these factsheets for distribution in the event of a public health incident involving detergent pods.


This factsheet may be updated periodically as new scientific information becomes available or as regulations change. You can find the date of the most recent updates to this factsheet inside the PDF.