ocular injuries from carbonated soft drink bottle explosions. - drinking glass water bottle
16 cases of severe eye injury requiring entry into Ibn
According to Sina hospital in Kuwait, the Arab Gulf, from the beginning of July 1981 to the end of August 1982, carbonated soft drinks glass bottles exploded for 14 months.
The prevalence of summer and children is much higher.
Bottles that were not stirred in advance exploded in 11 cases (68. 7%).
The most important inducing factors are high ambient temperature and defective bottles.
The precautions we recommend are better manufacturer standards, more careful inspection of recyclable bottles to detect defective bottles, a separate detailed warning label on all bottles, and health education, in particular, health education for school children, understanding this and other risks of causing serious harm to the eyes and other parts of the body.