Consumer Product Injuries

In 2017, 10.5 million people were treated in emergency departments for injuries resulting from consumer products. Most of the injuries involve everyday products often assumed to be safe. Many of these injuries occur to our most vulnerable populations, older adults and young children. Common products such as televisions, household cleaning products and even beds can pose risks. The infographic includes a summary of consumer product injuries in 2017. Explore the data details page for more information and trends over the last five years.

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