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What happens if your cat eats silica gel

Silica gel is not harmful to cats unless ingested in large quantities. Cats may be sickened by ingesting large amounts of the product, however. Symptoms of poisoning could include diarrhea and/or vomiting.

What are the possible side effects of silica gel?

If a cat ingests large amounts of silica gel, they may experience vomiting, diarrhea, fever, dehydration, or even death.

How should I store silica gel?

Store the product in a cool, dry place.

How to I dispose of silica gel?

Silica gel is a non-hazardous product and can be disposed of in the garbage.

Where can I find further information?

See the full Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) safety notice at, or call the CPSC Consumer Complaint Coordinator in your area at 1-800-638-2772.

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