Can you get ink poisoning by writing on yourself with Sharpies?

Answer On One Hand: Sharpie Ink Is NontoxicSharpies are made from "AP certified nontoxic formula," which means they have been approved by the Art & Creative Materials Institute (ACMI). ACMI has a toxicolo... Read More »

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Can you really get ink poisoning from drawing on yourself with an ink pen or is that just a myth?

It's a myth. Most commercial inks are soy based and completely harmless. If the drawings are bothersome to you try to draw on papaer instead. It can be a difficult habit to break, but I'm sure y... Read More »

Can i get ink poisoning from writing on my skin?

On One Hand: Skin IrritationInk on your skin can "cause a burning sensation, itching or irritation," according to The more you write on your skin the more these reactions might occu... Read More »

Can you get ink poisoning by writing on your hands?

== Getting ink poisoning by writing on hands ==If you could, most adolescents would have it.According to the NIH (see the link to the right), you would need to ingest more than an ounce of writing ... Read More »

How to Save Yourself from Poisoning?

Obviously, the best way to save yourself from poisoning is to prevent getting poisoned in the first place. But if you do manage to become poisoned, there are many steps you can take to "save yourse... Read More »