Cast Your Vote:

    • Tide is at fault -- Votes: 1
    • Parents are at fault -- Votes: 65
    • They both are at fault -- Votes: 7
drunk faith1 1 child; Alabama 10081 posts
Mar 18th '13

...what? Why would it be Tide's fault? Yeah, it would be useful if they had childproof containers but it isn't the company's fault. That kind of thing happens. It should be kept away from children but accidents DO doesn't mean you should sue the company over it.

Rain (aka Mama) 3 kids; Monroe, Georgia 6503 posts
Mar 18th '13

Parent's fault. It's common sense to keep laundry detergent, soaps, and other cleaning products out of reach of children.

Destinite 2 kids; 2 angel babies; Paradise, FL, United States 35338 posts
Mar 18th '13

Of course it is Tide's fault. How dare they make a product that resembles candy and how dare the put in reach of a child. *shakes finger*

Devil's Advocate Beverly Hills, California 18191 posts
Mar 18th '13

What about pills? Those often resemble candy. Some aren't even in child-proof containers. My Diurex simply twists open.

InkDMomma 35 kids; Clinton Township, Michigan 27418 posts
Mar 18th '13

not tide's fault.
I mean are they going to get rid of ALL the products like this then?? Dishwasher ones, purex... everything?

My kids have never gotten into any of them. I have the pods for the dishwasher and purex ones for the wash.
Parents need to start PARENTING and quit being stupid a*****es and blaming everyone else for THEIR mistakes.

mom2hailey&leah&aria 3 kids; Florida 1280 posts
Mar 18th '13

This is not Tides fault! I use tide pods but they are placed on a shelf way above the washer and dryer. It is the parents job to place harmful objects and substances out of reach from their kids. This is like saying windex is at fault if a kid drinks it beacuse it looks like koolaid.

user banned 3 kids; Ontario 10942 posts
Mar 18th '13

Its 100% the kids parents fault. Sure shit happens kids get into stuff we do need to pee once in a while and run to the laundry room etc....real quick and take our eyes off of our wee ones.

But they should have not been anywhere where the c hild could get them or put a chair to get them and so on. And I do not think they look like candy at all. lol I use them all the time.

If a parent is going to leave stuff out for the kids to see it then they should either pay more attention or teach th ekids to not touch without asking first. And for super small ones its just easier to watch them all the time ot keep it away and out of sight.

user banned 1 child; Nunya, CA, United States 6369 posts
Mar 18th '13

Okay, OP, we ARE talking about sue happy 'America here. Remember the dumb lady that sued McD's...because her coffee was too hot and she was driving with it between her legs, so when it "sloshed" around, she got burned? She WON that case, sadly. McD's was then required to print on their coffee cups, that it was hot.

ANYTHING to make a fast buck and our court systems can be such a joke, that people have taken notice of the amount of absurdity, so they try to exploit it.

Blame, blame, blame... anyone...but yourself*.

Meli ❤ 1 child; Don't worry about it, CA, United States 31152 posts
Mar 18th '13

It ALWAYS pisses me off when shit happens where the parents blame a product for their child's injuries when it is their fault they didn't watch their child appropriately.

Mommeee™ 2 kids; Beverly Hills, CA, United States 5270 posts
Mar 18th '13

I honestly don't think Tide Pods look like candy. lol. Regardless it's the parents responsibility to keep the children and chemicals away from each other. It's not rocket science. We have a child lock on our cabinets underneath our sink where all of our cleaning chemicals go.