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(Complete MSDS for this product)
Bounce products are safe for all washables, but are not for use on children's sleepwear or other garments labeled as flame resistant as they may reduce flame resistance. Keep out of reach of toddlers and pets to avoid accidental ingestion.
Acute Health Effects:
From MSDS:Potential Health EffectsIngestion: Ingestion of used or unused dryer bar by a young child or household pet may lead to impaction of the gastrointestinal tract. A physician or veterinarian should be consulted.Eye contact: May cause mild, transient eye discomfort.Skin contact: May cause mild, transient skin discomfort.Inhalation: N/ASigns and Symptoms of ExposureIngestion: Oral ingestion may result in mild gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting or diarrhea.Eye contact: Prolonged instillation into the eye may result in transient superficial effects similar to those produced by mild toilet soap.Skin Contact: Prolonged skin contact may result in transient superficial effects similar to those produced by mild toilet soap.Inhalation: N/AMedical Conditions Generally Known to be Aggravated by Exposure: Not known.
Chronic Health Effects:
From MSDS:No chronic health effects reported.
Finished product is not expected to be carcinogenic.NTP: No IARC: No OSHA: No.
Ingestion: Consult physician if ingestion of dryer bar is suspected to ensure the dryer bar passes through.Eye contact: Flush eyes with water.Skin contact: N/AInhalation: N/ANote to Physician: Treat symptomatically