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Just a little comparison. And you thought swimming pools were dangerous.

Cotton tip applicators are sending 34 kids to the emergency department each day
While cotton tip applicators can be used for household cleaning, crafts and applying cosmetics, they are unfortunately also causing injuries to children. A study conducted by Nationwide Children’s Hospital researchers found that over a 21-year period from 1990 through 2010, an estimated 263,000 children younger than 18 years of age were treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments for cotton tip applicator related ear injuries – that’s about 12,500 annually, or about 34 injuries every day.

Hmm…

Licensing, registration, training in the proper use of cotton swabs…

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