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Chemical Burns (cont.)

Chemical Burns Prevention

  • Secure all chemicals, in and out of the home, in locked cabinets or out of the reach of children.
  • People should  always follow directions and safety precautions on the label provided by the manufacturer when using any chemicals.
  • Wear safety gloves clothing and eye protection when using most chemicals, and remember - safety first!
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/11/2014

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