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Baking Soda EHS

From Material Safety Data Sheet

Baking Soda Chemical Name: Sodium bicarbonate
Inhalation: No data
Ingestion: Identified as Non Toxic if ingested
Skin Contact: Not a skin irritant
Eye Contact: Minimally irritating to unwashed eye and non irritating to washed eye
Chronic Exposure: No data
Acute Effects: No data
Aggravation of Pre-existing Conditions: No data

What does this mean?

Baking soda is one of the gentlest products that can be used for cleaning. Avoid getting dry or solutions of baking powder into your eyes. If baking powder gets into your eyes, flush immediately with large quantities of water.

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