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Keep out of reach of children under 6 yrs. of age. If more than used for brushing is accidentally swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
Acute Health Effects:
From MSDS Potential Health Effects: Eye - May produce transient superficial eye irritation. Skin - Prolonged contact may produce transient irritation. Inhalation - NA Ingestion - Nausea and vomiting may occur within minutes, and diarrhea and mild GI irritation may occur up to 24 hours after ingestion of amounts of 1 oz or more. Ingestion of larger amounts (> 3oz in children; > 8 oz in adults) may cause symptoms of fluoride toxicity. Emergency Overview: This white paste or blue gel may produce transient eye irritation. Ingestion of small amounts may cause nausea, vomiting, and mild GI irritation; ingestion of larger amounts may cause symptoms of fluoride toxicity which should be evaluated by a medical professional.