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Question by  jamavamom4 (19)

What are the side effects of being exposed to lime fertilizer?

My children were playing in the fertilizer and I am worried about their health.


Answer by  SajjadShakir (6)

The side effects of beings exposed to lime fertilizer is the change of taste of mouth and rash on skins the and also some side effect in Respiratory system like throat infection, Or Lungs infection because some carbonate are available in lime fertilizers.skin rashes can be cured by washing with soap but for respiratory problems contact Doctors.


Answer by  Jimbob (2275)

There are no side effects from getting in lime other than a possible skin rash. As long as the lime is washed away shortly no harm.


Answer by  xtremetree (306)

Outside of a bad taste in your mouth, the worst side effect you will encounter is itchy skin. Be sure to wash off with warm soap an water.


Answer by  champaign9497 (11977)

I would take them to the doctor tell him what happened and he will check them over it can cause breathing problems.


Answer by  Latin4 (11170)

Call the poison control hotline and find out what you should do. They could have ingested some by breathing or putting their hands in their mouth. Make sure you strip off all their cloths and immediately wash the cloths and give the children a good bath or shower including wash their hair.


Answer by  Michele13 (1188)

If you mean the dry pellets that dissolve later when wet,there isn't too much problem,but make sure they wash their hands after playing there,and discourage this behavior.


Answer by  Anonymous

I use to haul fertilizer and when i did i broke out with big like pimpel soures and i did everything i could to heal them. But nothing worked until i left the job and then the soures healed up on there own. Nowi have scars and heathproblems

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