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DS2 (3) has just swallowed 10ml of kid's mouthwash clearly marked DO NOT SWALLOW!

(5 Posts)
citronella Sun 19-Jul-09 19:17:15

What should I do? Should I worry? He is running around full of beans. Anyone been there?

belgo Sun 19-Jul-09 19:19:07

Is it specifically for children? If so, I bet loads of children swallow small amounts. To be on the safe side, phone NHS direct with the bottle and the list of ingredients.

belgo Sun 19-Jul-09 19:20:15

Oh and read the information that comes with the bottle before phoning - maybe it will tell you what to to in case of ingestion.

citronella Sun 19-Jul-09 19:24:30

Will do that. Bottle doesn't say anything just ingredients. There is no leaflet with it.

It is one for children but for 6+ (ds1)

Sidge Sun 19-Jul-09 19:54:41

10mls shouldn't cause any harm, and if it's children's mouthwash it should be alcohol free.

I think they put Do Not Swallow on the label to reinforce the fact you shouldn't drink it!

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