ARE YOU SURE CHEMICAL CLEANERS ARE SAFE FOR YOUR FAMILY?

NEXT TIME, READ THE LABEL WHEN YOU BUY CHEMICAL CLEANERS AND DISINFECTANTS ARE YOU SURE THESE PRODUCTS ARE SAFE FOR YOUR FAMILY?

The following warnings and “precautionary statements” appeared on the label of
Lysol disinfectant wipes sold in a major American DIY chain in 2020

DO NOT USE AS A DIAPER WIPE OR FOR PERSONAL CLEANSING. THIS IS NOT A BABY WIPE!

– FOR PLASTIC AND USE ON PAINTED SURFACES, SPOT TEST ON AN INCONSPICUOUS AREA BEFORE USE. DO NOT USE ON UNPAINTED WOOD, NATURAL MARBLE OR BRASS;

– DISCARD USED WIPE IN TRASH. DO NOT FLUSH IN TOILET;

– FOR SURFACES AND OBJECTS THAT MAY COME INTO DIRECT CONTACT WITH CHILDREN AT THE MOUTHING STAGE OF DEVELOPMENT, A RINSE WITH POTABLE WATER IS RECOMMENDED;

RINSE FOOD CONTACT SURFACES WITH CLEAN, POTABLE WATER AFTER DISINFECTING;

DO NOT USE TO DISINFECT DISHES, GLASSWARE OR UTENSILS;

DO NOT CONTAMINATE FOOD DURING THE USE OR STORGE OF THE PRODUCT;

HAZARDOUS TO HUMANS AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS;

  • CAUSES MODERATE EYE IRRITATION;
  • AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES OR CLOTHING;
  • WASH THOROUGHLY WITH SOAP AND WATER BEFORE EATING, DRINKING, CHEWING GUM, USING TOBACCO OR USING THE TOILET;

FIRST AID:

  • HOLD EYES OPEN AND RINSE SLOWLY AND GENTLY WITH WATER FOR 15-20 MINUTES
  • CONTACT THE POISON CONTROL CENTER OR YOUR DOCTOR FOR TREATMENT ADVICE. HAVE THE PRODUCT CONTAINER WITH YOU…

STORAGE AND DISPOSAL:

  • STORE CONTAINER IN AREAS INACCESSIBLE TO CHILDREN;
  • KEEP SECURELY CLOSED

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