Quick & Easy Steps for a Safer Kitchen & Home
Is your kitchen in tip-top shape? When cleaned up, these components of your kitchen help contribute to an efficient routine that is safe for the entire family. Follow the tips below to ensure you are using and storing all dish detergents properly.Storage
- Keep dish detergents out of children's reach
- Keep products in their original container, with the label intact
- Immediately put products away in their appropriate storage location after use
- Follow all recommended product instructions, and pay particularly close attention to all 'Caution', 'Warning', 'Danger', or 'Poison' statements
- Clean up immediately after any spills that may occur
- Be sure to wash your hands after using dish detergents, as well as any utensils you use to dispense or measure products
- Aim to take care of dishes and other cleaning chores during your child's downtime (such as naptime), to help ensure your attention is not diverted while using dish detergents and cleaning products to help avoid unintended exposure
- Follow the recommended product disposal information that is indicated on the label
- Never use empty detergent containers for storage of any other materials, especially for anything intended for human consumption
Following these steps will help to keep your home as safe as possible. Know what to do before unintended exposure happens. Read product safety information provided on the package.
Although unintended exposure with dish detergent products usually causes no serious medical effects, it should be taken seriously. If in eye(s), rinse immediately with plenty of water for 15 minutes and seek medical advice, as needed. If on skin or clothing, remove contaminated clothing and rinse skin well with water. If swallowed, give a glass of water and contact the Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) or doctor immediately. Do not induce vomiting.