- March 9, 2007 at 3:52 pm #238459
Re: Budget101.com : washing soda and borax
It doesn’t have a list of ingredients. I think borax is the only
ingredient. According to my dictionary, borax is a naturally
(As are talc and asbestos).
We don’t have the same warnings on everything we purchase but eu
(european union) regulations require that dangerous substances are
clearly labelled. harmful substances (including borax) have a square
orange box on the packet, with a large black cross in the box, to
draw your attention to the warning. some warnings (not borax) have
the word “irritant” if the substance is likely to react to your
some manufacturers seem to live in fear of being sued. i believe
that mcdonalds coffee has a warning that it is hot, following a case
where someone sued because they burned themselves. i have also heard
that a label on a new iron read “it is dangerous to iron clothes
whilst wearing them”.
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