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Is Elmer’s safe to use and non-toxic? How?

Elmer’s School Glue is certified by the Art & Creative Materials Institute, Inc. (ACMI) as non-toxic and child-friendly. Under this evaluation Elmer’s School Glue has been evaluated by a board certified toxicologist and has been determined to not cause acute or chronic health problems when used as intended. Furthermore, it is in compliance with all applicable U.S. Federal and state laws.

A common ingredient in slime recipes is Borax, which can be toxic. Are the Elmer’s slime recipes toxic?

Elmer’s has developed new slime recipes which are safe to make at home and include commonly used household ingredients such as baking soda and contact lens solution. Containing only trace amounts of boric acid, contact lens solution can be purchased over the counter and is regulated by the FDA. Baking soda is a common safe food ingredient.

How should slime be used or stored to maintain its safety?

Slime should only be made under adult supervision and not by children under the age of 3. Slime should never be ingested, should be discarded if it starts to change color or odor, and consumers should always thoroughly wash their hands before and after playing with slime.

Are all of the ingredients in Elmer’s slime recipes non-toxic?

The ingredients in the Elmer’s slime recipes posted online at Elmers.com/slime are commonly used household ingredients such as baking soda and contact lens solution. Containing only trace amounts of boric acid, contact lens solution can be purchased over the counter and is regulated by the FDA. Baking soda is a common ingredient in food recipes.

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