What Are The Uses Of Sodium perborate?
Sodium perborate is a white, soluble and odorless compound which is used as a bleaching agent and preservative. It has antiseptic and disinfectant properties. It is widely used in many cosmetic and personal care preparations such as:
- Cleaning products
- Tooth bleaching products
- Eye drops
- Hair dyes, hair color, and bleaches
What Are The Side Effects Of Sodium perborate?
Some of the common side effects are:
- Skin irritation
- Eye irritation
If ingested can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, bleeding and stomach discomfort
Rare side effects due to overdose may be:
- Severe skin rashes
- Permanent eye damage
- Kidney failure
- Breathing problems
Please consult your doctor if any of the above symptoms worsen.
What Are The Contraindications Of Sodium perborate?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Pregnancy or lactation
- Pre-existing disease or allergies