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Old 08-25-2016, 09:31 AM
Doctor Jackson Doctor Jackson is offline
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Originally Posted by jsgoddess View Post
I didn't think people were still keeping it around the house after the aspiration dangers became known.
Like any other petroleum distillate, it should be kept out of the reach of children and only used externally (though swallowing presents no danger - it has been used a laxative for many years). The overall risk is quite small, and certainly not enough for people to ban baby oil from their homes any more than they would ban gasoline, furniture polish, paint thinners, etc.