Prescription Medicine Bottle

Silver
2001

According to this analysis, child resistant caps on medicine bottles are not enough to prevent home poisoning accidents among the highest risk groups-children under 6 years of age and seniors over 65. The safer bottle would warn with its identifiable shape and larger, more clearly marked label accompanied by pictographs.

Contact: Mark Baskinger,
412.362.7990,
baskinger@worldnet.att.net

Designers: Mark Baskinger, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign