Is it safe to dye clothes with Procion MX type dyes during pregnancy?
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Yes. There is no evidence that relatively non-toxic dyes such as Procion MX are harmful during pregnancy, as long as the usual appropriate precautions are taken to prevent dye absorption or consumption. ⇒Ask your dye supplier for the MSDS (Materials Safety Data Sheet) for each of the dyes which you are planning to use, and follow the indicated precautions. Unfortunately, health care providers almost never know anything about the differences in hazards between different types of dye. As a biologist, I think that it is safe to dye with fiber reactive dyes during pregnancy, as long as one is careful not to breathe dust powder (wear a dust mask when measuring out dyes), to wear gloves to prevent much skin exposure to the dye, and to wash any spilled dye to make sure that none is inadvertantly consumed. There will be no danger to your baby from the dye, if you do not absorb any of the dye. If wearing a dust mask makes it hard for you to breathe, you should get someone else to measure out an