'Dangerous' cleaning products

Campaign groups are joining together at Birmingham Children’s Hospital today to urge parents to take action to ensure their children are protected from the dangers of accidental poisoning by cleaning products in the home.

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'Cleaning product industry is responding to poisonings'

A representative from the cleaning products industry has been advising parents on how to avoid their children accidentally swallowing harmful chemicals, at an event held today at Birmingham Children's Hospital.

Philip Malpass, from the UK Cleaning Products Industry Association, says there are developments in packaging to prevent youngsters getting inside containers of detergent or chemicals.

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