Pre-schoolers have “accidentally” been served liquid cleaner instead of apple juice.
Three girls, one four-year-old and two five-year-olds, were served household cleaner Pine-Sol at the Kilohana United Methodist Church Preschool in Hawaii last Tuesday, shares yahoo news.
They were evaluated by paramedics, the Honolulu Emergency Services Department said.
None of them were sick or injured and their parents didn’t take them to hospital.
“Only sips were taken before the lead teacher realised the liquid was not apple juice,” the preschool said.
“The staff responded immediately by calling EMS and police. The children’s parents were immediately notified as well.”
The preschool director said the Pine-Sol was mistaken for apple juice by a classroom assistant “because it was the same colour”, according to health department inspection report.
However, the report noted the Pine-Sol was in its original container and properly labelled
The classroom assistant no longer works at the school, KHON2 reported.
Parents were notified of what happened with some left in total disbelief.
Mum Turina Lovelin told KHON2 “it’s extremely terrifying”.
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