Child Snorting Hair Conditioner

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This possibly should've been posted in Child Health, but I couldn't decide which would be more appropriate.

Basically, I found my younger brother in the hallway earlier with hair conditioner in his hands, playing with it and snorting it up his nose.  He appeared to have snorted quite a bit of it, and I immediately washed his nose out.  It's been about five or six hours and he seems fine, but I'm concerned.

The ingredients in the hair conditioner are:

Aqua

Cetearyl Alcohol

Behenamidopropyl Dimethylamine

Parfum

Lactic Acid

Isopropyl Palmitate

Silicone Quaternium-22

Propylene Glycol

C24-28 Alkyl Dimethicone

Diazolidinyl Urea

PPG-3 Myristyl Ether

Glycine

Stearalkonium Chloride

Glycerin

Maris Sal

Malic Acid

Alcohol Denat.

AMP-Isostearoyl

Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein

Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate

Linalool

Butylphenyl Methylpropional

Could any of these have gotten into his blood or something?  Could they have damaged his brain?  As I say, he seems fine, but I'm worried.  Thanks in advance.

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    Phone 111 and ask for their help.  There is a poisons unit they can ring for you too see if any of the chemicals in the hair conditioner are potentially hazardous if inhaled.  Don't feel silly,  your brother is just a kid, he probably is ok, but you should check with people who are qualified to know.
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    Hi Sean,

    How old is your brother?

    Was he doing to to get high or Just too young to no better?

    If i were you i,d call the free NHS Helpline for Advice On 111

    If your in the UK that is, its best to seek professional advice & see what they think, he may be fine, but better to be Safe!!

    Hope this Helps x

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    Sorry to hear this... yep it can definitely do damage as all what he's sniffing is going to his brain (:

    Get him to a GP as soon as possible!

    He needs professional help and needs to be told how much damage he can cause

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