These errors affect infants in 42 % of cases, the new n & eacute; s in 4% of cases and 20% in children, emphasizes the MSNA.
Most of the signal & eacute errors are occurring in the home and are committed by parents or the environment.
6 % of the errors are only r & eacute; alis & eacute; es by professional health & eacute;.
Many products are pr & eacute; feel & eacute; s as single doses : m & eacute; drugs, s & eacute; physiological rum, lens care products, soap or & quot; Biocides & quot; such as chlorhexidine for d & eacute; disinfect the skin.
& quot; A pod can hide another ! Confusion dangerous mix & quot ;, warn diffuse é placards are the health agency.
The MSNA recommended & quot; Read carefully the entries on the dé label single-dose and v & eacute; VERIFY route of administration of the product & quot; and & quot; Keep them in their bo & icirc ; you original & quot;.
She advises dé also to & quot; Do not store in the m & ecirc ; place my unidoses destiny & eacute; es washing the nose or eyes, as the S & eacute; physiological rum and those Fate & eacute; es & agrave ; d & eacute; Disinfection of the skin, such as chlorhexidine & quot;.
Finally, the single dose used & eacute; e & ecirc must ; be thrown & eacute; e & m ecirc ; me if it still contains the product as it is & quot; & agrave ; Disposable & quot ;, she recalls.
Since 1985, some 600 reports of errors & eacute; t & eacute; re & ccedil ; us & agrave ; MSNA, about half & eacute; in April 2011.
In 64 % of cases, it was confusion between a solution for nasal wash and / or eye and a solution for the skin.
This dé was no gravity & eacute; in 83 % of cases.
Measures to r & eacute; reduce to a minimum the risk of error, li & eacute; & agrave ; the resemblance between these little clear plastic tubes are & agrave ; the dé study.
Source: Likelihood of confusion between pods – Error Beware – Information Point – ANSM – November 24, 2014.