Message Number: YG6209 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Mike Janke
Date: 2001-08-08 13:18:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Toxic chemical in earwash

Propylene Glycol IS used as anti-freeze (it's what they spray on
planes on the runway to de-ice the wings, etc., and there's at least
one car anti-freeze made with it), but it's non-toxic. The FDA says
it's generally safe to use in foods. It's used in food coloring,
makeup and in some medicines. So it doesn't seem likely this is the
toxic chemical the vet spoke of, unless he's confusing it with
ethylene glycol, which IS toxic.

--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., Kristine Owen <craigkrisowen@y...>
> Hi,
> As I am looking at this Refresh Ferret Deodorizing Ear
> Wash, the only chemical I see listed that he could of
> mentioned would of been Propylene Glycol. There is
> some other writing in a different language but no list
> of ingredients, strange. Kristine
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