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Clothing related burn injuries to children

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The first full year of data from the US CPSC National Burn Center Reporting System, published in October, showed that gasoline and other flammable liquids are frequently involved in clothing related burns to children. In a new report, CPSC staff reviewed 209 children’s clothing burn injury reports received from March 2003 through June 2004 and found that more than one half involved gasoline or other flammable liquids. Developed in cooperation with the …

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