Summer Sees A Spike In Chemical Injuries In Kids (1 of 3) (image) Nationwide Children's Hospital Share Print E-Mail Caption A new study from Nationwide Children's Hospital shows that more than 100,000 injuries were reported in children due to hydrocarbons between 2000-2009. Hydrocarbons, a chemical compound commonly found in household items from cleaning products to gasoline, are among the top 10 causes of pediatric poisoning deaths in the United States. Credit Nationwide Children's Hospital Usage Restrictions Please no mention of MediaSource on this photo, only Nationwide Children's Hospital Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.