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Is Elmer’s safe to use and non-toxic? How?

Elmer’s School Glue is certified by the Art & Creative Materials Institute, Inc. (ACMI) as non-toxic and child-friendly. Under this evaluation Elmer’s School Glue has been evaluated by a board certified toxicologist and has been determined to not cause acute or chronic health problems when used as intended. Furthermore, it is in compliance with all applicable U.S. Federal and state laws.

Are the Elmer’s recipes for slime toxic?

Elmer’s new slime recipes which are safe to make at home and include commonly used household ingredients such as baking soda and contact lens solution. Containing only trace amounts of boric acid, contact lens solution can be purchased over the counter and is regulated by the FDA. Baking soda is a common safe food ingredient.

How do I use and store slime properly?

Slime should only be made under adult supervision and not by children under the age of 3. Slime should never be ingested, should be discarded if it starts to change color or odor, and consumers should always thoroughly wash their hands before and after playing with slime.

Are all of the ingredients in Elmer’s slime recipes safe for use?

The ingredients in the Elmer’s slime recipes posted online at Elmers.com/slime are commonly used household ingredients such as baking soda and contact lens solution. Containing only trace amounts of boric acid, contact lens solution can be purchased over the counter and is regulated by the FDA. Baking soda is a common ingredient in food recipes.

My slime isn’t not forming. What could be the reason?

First check if the baking soda has expired. If it has not, check if the contact solution has some sort of borate or boric acid in the solution.

Do all contact solutions work to make slime?

No, only contact solutions containing borate or boric acid will create slime.

What is Elmer's Magical Liquid?

Magical Liquid is Elmer’s all-in-one formulation that replaces the need to use baking soda and contact solution when making slime with Elmer’s glue. Simply add this formula into your glue slowly, mix thoroughly and watch your glue transform into slime!

Does Elmer's Magical Liquid contain borax?

No, but it does contain traces of boric acid needed to turn Elmer's glue into slime. Like all of Elmer's school glues, it is nontoxic and kid-friendly.

Is Elmer's Magical Liquid safe to use and nontoxic?

Yes! Similar to our school glues, Elmer's Magical Liquid is certified by the Arts & Creative Materials Institute, Inc. (ACMI) as nontoxic and child-friendly. Under this evaluation, Elmer's School Glue has been evaluated by a board certified toxicologist and has been determined to not cause acute or chronic health problems when used as intended. Furthermore, it is in compliance with all applicable U.S. Federal and state laws.

What is the best way to make slime with Elmer's Magical Liquid?

Try adding Elmer's Magical Liquid a little at a time and making sure to mix in between pours. You want the Magical Liquid solution to fully blend into the glue in order for slime to form. Once all the liquid has been added, make sure to use both hands to thoroughly knead the slime until you reach the consistency desired.

I've poured the amount of Elmer's Magical Liquid that the slime recipe called for but my slime isn't forming! What do I do?

Make sure that the Elmer's Magical Liquid Solution is fully blended and well incorporated into the glue. Once both liquids are mixed into one, take the slime out and knead with both hands. It may take some time to pull, stretch, and knead before slime reaches your desired consistency.

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