A toddler was taken to hospital with alcohol poisoning last year and it wasn’t from getting her hands on her parents liquor cabinet, it was from drinking hand sanitiser.
Now there are calls for hand sanitisers to have safety warnings on the bottle.
The doctors estimated the toddler must have consumed at least 55ml of a product containing 70 per cent alcohol to reach a level of alcohol toxicity five times over the legal adult alcohol limit.
A string of similar events have taken place overseas recently, highlighting the growing concern for bottles to carry warnings.
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