Re: Nightlights for campers
Jeff Claggett (jclagget@BELLSOUTH.NET)
Tue, 30 Sep 1997 22:17:03 -0400
On Mon, 29 Sep 1997, Milt Forsberg wrote:
> Just wait until the boys discover that they can break open the tubes and
> pour the chemical over their faces and hands and arms and run around in
> the dark! I am not sure how toxic the material is, but I am concerned.
> We have seen this happen - so far no one has been sick from it. I am not
> sure if we have a potential problem or not.
The normal kind of light stick is billed as 'non-toxic' However, I have
seen it irritate the skin (red rash being the common one here) and I've
seen it go into the eye and cause irritation. Nothing permanent, but with
the eyes a immediate flush is required.
Jeff Claggett Valdosta, GA
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