Here is the health effect from Polyvinyl Alcohol. Taken from the MSDS here: http://ch3v1.chemexper.com/cheminfo/ser ... ~%22%3F%22
Potential Health Effects
May cause eye irritation.
May cause skin irritation.
May cause irritation of the digestive tract.
May cause respiratory tract irritation. May be harmful if inhaled.
**** SECTION 4 - FIRST AID MEASURES ****
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes,
occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15
minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
Remove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately. If not
breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult,
give oxygen. Get medical aid.
Notes to Physician:
Treat symptomatically and supportively.