Funny but true. Ohhhh the amount of times!!! I remember often seeing the ribbon scattered everywhere all over roads and parks ect and u always knew that someone had cracked the shits with it and just threw it out of their car windows!
Mercurochrome - Notice the lovely color? As you might have guessed from the name, it contained mercury. Yup. Moms all across the nation were swabbing open wounds with a concoction made from stuff now well-known to cause brain damage, kidney failure, and birth defects. Wheeeeeee!