The gel inside the nappy is made of polyacrylic acid which can absorb and retain large amounts of water. Products containing polyacrylic acid can cause mild irritation to the eyes or skin if exposure occurs.
If you child has come into contact with the gel, wash the exposed areas with water. Observe for nausea, vomiting and skin irritation and consult your pediatrician if any of these symptoms are present.
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