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I was really worried that some plastic food packaging had some

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I was really worried that some plastic food packaging had some germs on (a multipack crisp packet) so I sprayed the multipack packet with a dettol-like spray. I then left my room for about two hours and when I came back there was a big red puddle underneath the crisp packet of stuff that had leached out of the packaging. It may be dye but I know plastics have carcinogens in them and I'm concerned that it may be a pool of carcinogens
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Hi there. Thank you for your question. I will be helping you out with your queries

Dr. Shahzad MD :

welcome

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yes most likely it was dye.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

I agree that its suspected carcinogen in humans.

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If you have any doubts you can discard the food and not eat it and get a fresh one.

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Customer: But if I touch it will I be toxic?
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No

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touching it will not be toxic at all

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Customer: So I don't need to wash myself to get rid of any possible carcinogens?
Dr. Shahzad MD :

NO

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Please let me know.

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Customer: Is it possible for me to spread cancer to other people after touching the leakage?
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No

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thats not possible.

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