Kids are always looking for that next great at-home craft that they can take with them to school and show off for all their teachers and friends.
For many, the latest trend is a homemade slime recipe that acts very much like a mix of Play-Doh and Silly Putty. But as recipes for the plaything are swarming the internet and our news feeds, one ingredient is making some parents think twice before allowing their kid to make a slimy mess in their own homes.
A majority of the homemade slime recipes contain Borax, a common household cleaning product which has also been used as a pesticide.
Borax is a naturally occurring mineral composition made up of sodium, boron, oxygen, and water.
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