Skip Navigation

Household Products Database banner

Quick search

Advanced Search triangular bullet

Browse by category
Inside the Home
Home Maintenance
Personal Care
Arts & Crafts
Pet Care
Auto Products
Home Office
Commercial / Institutional

Browse A to Z
Products Names
Types of Products

Support pages
About the Database
Product Recalls
Contact Us
More Resources



Home Products Manufacturers Ingredients Health Effects
Product Information
Product Name: Downy Fabric Softener Sheets, April Fresh
Form: sheet
Product Category: Inside the Home » fabric softener » Laundry
Inside the Home » softener » Fabric
Inside the Home » freshener » Fabric
Customer Service: 866-511-6529
Date Entered: 2012-06-04
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Procter & Gamble Co.
Address: P.O. Box 599
City: Cincinnati
State: OH
Zip Code: 45201
Telephone Number: 513-983-1100
Fax Number: 513-562-4500
Toll Free Number: 800-543-7270
Date Info Verified: 2016-02-10
Related Items: Products by this manufacturer
The following information (Health Effects, Handling/Disposal, and Ingredients) is taken from the product label and/or the (Material) Safety Data Sheet, (M)SDS, prepared by the manufacturer. The National Library of Medicine does not test products nor does it evaluate information from the product label or the (M)SDS. (What is an (M)SDS?) (Complete (M)SDS for this product)
Health Effects
Enter text or highlight term...
Warnings: Not for use on childrens sleepwear or other garments labeled as flame resistant as it may reduce flame resistance. Keep out of reach of toddlers and pets to avoid accidental ingestion.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:

Hazards Identification

Potential Health Effects

Ingestion: Ingestion of used or unused sheets by a young child or household pet may lead to impaction of the gastrointestinal tract. A physician or veterinarian should be consulted.

Eye contact: Eye contact possible.

Skin contact: Skin contact possible.

Inhalation: N/A

Signs and Symptoms of Exposure:

Ingestion: 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/A

Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:

No chronic health effects reported.

Carcinogenicity: This finished product is not carcinogenic.



First Aid: Ingestion: Consult physician if ingestion of sheet is suspected to ensure the dryer bar passes through.

Eye contact: Flush eyes with water.

Skin contact: N/A

Inhalation: N/A

Note to Physician: Treat symptomatically

Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 1
Reactivity Rating: 0
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2011-07-12
Handling: No special precautions.

Disposal: Consumer may discard sheets or empty container in trash, or recycle container where facilities exist.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Stearic acid000057-11-415.0-40.0
Dipalmethyl Hydroxyethylammoinum Methosulfate888888-02-3
(Complete MSDS for this product)
HHS.GOV Household Products Database Home Page National Institutes of Health National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services National Library of Medicine