Consumer Reports says liquid laundry detergent packets pose risk for people with dementia

The nonprofit organization reported the liquid laundry detergent packets may pose a "lethal risk" for adults with dementia, who may mistake them for food.
0:19 | 06/16/17

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:

{{nextVideo.title}}

{{nextVideo.description}}

Skip to this video now

Now Playing:

{{currentVideo.title}}

More information on this video
Enhanced full screen
Explore related content
Comments
Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for Consumer Reports says liquid laundry detergent packets pose risk for people with dementia
And a consumer alert this morning concerning those liquid laundry detergent packaged in leading consumer group is warning. At least six dementia patients have died. After mistaking those packets for food consumers are advised to keep the packets out of reach of the people with cognitive impairment. An industry group says significant changes are being made to reduce that risk.

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"id":48081106,"title":"Consumer Reports says liquid laundry detergent packets pose risk for people with dementia","duration":"0:19","description":"The nonprofit organization reported the liquid laundry detergent packets may pose a \"lethal risk\" for adults with dementia, who may mistake them for food.","url":"/GMA/video/consumer-reports-liquid-laundry-detergent-packets-pose-risk-48081106","section":"GMA","mediaType":"default"}