Thursday, April 02, 2009

Whatever happened to ribbed containers?

This piece concerns the frightening mistake a young woman made when she reached for a bottle of eyedrops but instead squeezed the contents of an identical bottle into her eye which contained cosmetic nail glue.

We hear so much these days about Health & Safety. Yet 50 years ago, for the purpose of assisting those who are blind, all poisons and toxic substances had to be sold in ribbed bottles.