Safety tips for rubbing alcohol and poison prevention
When using rubbing alcohol, make sure you’re in a well-ventilated area. Also, since rubbing alcohol is flammable, it’s best to keep away from open flame. Be sure to pay attention to the expiration date as well, says Dr Lamb. “Rubbing alcohol has a relatively long shelf life but you should follow the expiration date,” she says.
Keep in mind that it is never a good idea to drink rubbing alcohol. Keep it out of children’s reach as it looks a lot like water, Dr Lamb warns. This is extremely dangerous; it’s important to seek medical help right away if you or someone you know has ingested rubbing alcohol.
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