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Warnings: Keep out of reach of children under 6 years of age. If you accidentally swallow more than used for brushing, seek professional help or contact a poison control center immediately.
Acute Health Effects:
From MSDS Emergency Overview: This white paste may produce transient eye irritation. Ingestion may produce nausea, vomiting and mild GI irritation. Potential Health Effects: Eye - May produce transient superficial eye irritation. Skin - Prolonged exposure may produce transient irritation. Inhalation - NA Ingestion - Nausea and vomiting may occur within minutes, and diarrhea and mild Irritation may occur up to 24 hours after ingestion of small amounts (1 oz or more). Ingestion of larger amounts (> 3oz in children; > 8 oz in adults) may cause symptoms of fluoride toxicity..