OTTAWA, May 25, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association (CCSPA) is reminding consumers to keep laundry detergents, including single-unit dose packets, out of the reach of children. Like many other household products, CCSPA says detergents must be used as directed, and safely and properly stored.
"CCSPA members are committed to the safe use of our products," says Shannon Coombs, President, CCSPA, "and secure storage and supervision at home are important when it comes to using any laundry detergent safely."
CCSPA reminds consumers that when using laundry detergents, including the new to Canada product form, to:
- Keep laundry products out of the reach of children and pets.
- Leave detergent products in their original container with the original label intact, close the packaging after each use, and immediately put them away in a secure location after use.
- Handle unit-dose detergent packets with dry hands.
Consumers can access a laundry detergent fact sheet containing information on laundry room safety at the following website: http://www.healthycleaning101.org/english/LaundryDetergents.pdf. More information about using laundry detergents can be found at www.healthycleaning101.org.
About Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association (www.ccspa.org): CCSPA is a national trade association that represents 42 member companies across Canada, collectively a $20 billion industry directly employing 12,000 people in over 120 facilities. Our companies manufacture, process, package and distribute consumer, industrial and institutional specialty products such as soaps and detergents, pest control products, aerosols, hard surface disinfectants, deodorizers and automotive chemicals.
For further information:
or to arrange interviews, please contact: Shannon Coombs, Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association, (613) 232-6616, ext. 18; (613) 791-2480 (cell)