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(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
Gain products are safe for all washables, but are not for use on childrens 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:
Potential Health Effects
Eye Contact: May cause mild, transient eye discomfort.
Skin Contact: May cause mild, transient skin discomfort.
Ingestion: 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.
Signs and Symptoms of Exposure:
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.
Ingestion: Oral ingestion may result in mild gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting or diarrhea.
Chronic Health Effects:
No chronic health effects reported.
Finished product is not expected to be carcinogenic.
Eye Contact: Flush eyes with water.
Skin Contact: N/A
Ingestion: Consult physician if ingestion of dryer bar is suspected to ensure the dryer bar passes through.