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Child Resistant Packaging (CRP)

CRPs are used on many items including prescription drugs, gasoline, and kerosene containers. CRP of prescription medications is effective in reducing the poisoning mortality rate among children ages 4 and under. Child resistant packaging contributed to a 45 percent reduction in child poisoning deaths among children ages 4 from 1974 through 1992.