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Baby Oil EHS

From Material Safety Data Sheet

Baby Oil Chemical Name: Mineral oil
Inhalation: Not identified
Ingestion: Possible aspiration, bluish discoloration of the skin. Coughing, choking, and gagging may become more prominent. Gastrointestinal discomfort may develop and could possibly cause abdominal cramps and diarrhea.
Skin Contact: Not identified
Eye Contact: No data
Chronic Exposure: Not identified
Acute Effects: Shortness of breath and coughing.
Aggravation of Pre-existing Conditions: No data

What does this mean?

While baby or mineral oil may be similar to castor, olive, vegetable or fish oils, drinking or eating significant amounts is not recommended and may cause gastrointestinal issues such as cramping or diarrhea. If a large amount is taken internally by mouth you should seek medical help.

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