The chemistry of the pacs is roughly the same as in liquid detergents (including alkylbenzenesulfonates - the most common organic compound found in detergent).
The water-soluble pouch is typically made of Polyvinyl alcohol or a derivative of it.
P&G added they have been 'formally collaborating' with the Alzheimer’s Association for the past year to work to prevent such deaths.
These deaths have organizations pushing for more redesigns of the packets to further decrease this potentially fatal risk.
Now the Consumer Product Safety Commission warns these products pose more of a danger to those suffering from dementia than children.
Laundry pods contain laundry detergent, softener and other soap types enclosed in dissolvable plastic discs.
However, with highly concentrated detergent pods, accidental ingestion can cause excessive vomiting, lethargy and gasping.
The company said in a statement to Daily Mail Online they were 'saddened by the loss' of those adults who had dementia.
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These injuries most often occurred when children were handling the pods and the contents squirted into one or both of their eyes or when the pod contents leaked onto their hands and a burn resulted from subsequent hand-eye contact.
Research has found that accidental swallowing of conventional detergent generally resulted in mild stomach upset.
The new report found that most of the dementia-stricken adults ate several pods before they fell ill.