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Soap

Soap

Description

Soaps: including hand/body soaps, hand dishwashing soap and shampoos have low toxicity. They will generally result in a bad taste in the mouth and irritant effects if swallowed.

Poisoning Risk

None/Low.

Expected Symptoms

  • Possible upset stomach (discomfort, nausea, isolated episode of vomiting or diarrhea).

Home Treatment

  • Provide something to drink for dilution.
  • For eye exposures, rinse eyes for at least 15 minutes with lukewarm water, then call the Poison Centre for further advice.

Remember:

  • Every case is different. OPC is available 24hrs/day to provide information for your individual situation. Call 1-800-268-9017 (Toll-free) or 416-813-5900 (Local).

 


 

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