Experts Warn That Slime Goo Your Kids Love to Make May Be Damaging Their Health

Attention crafty parents and kids. Have you ever made playdoh, or slime at home?

There are do-it-yourself videos popping up on YouTube with the latest craze – kids making slime with borax.

In fact, there are nearly 2 million posts on social media site Instagram where children compete to make the best slime that they sell among each other.

It’s so much fun to make goop and slime at home – but is it safe?

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Is homemade slime safe?

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