Tag: safety

Is resin safe to use during pregnancy?

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Is resin safe to use during pregnancy? Good question!  Using resin can fun way to spend a creative afternoon.  It does, however, require certain safety precautions.  Here are a few things to consider when deciding whether or not to use resin while you are pregnant: Carefully review the Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for the resin(s)… Read more »

How to dispose of resin

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Can I throw resin into the trash? If you are anything like me, I generally start out the new year with a promise of getting more organized.  My resin studio is no exception!  I try to take an inventory of what I have and determine what I need or want.  Part of my inventory process… Read more »

Resin Safety

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How to stay safe when using resin When working with resin, you don’t need to go full blown hazmat attire, but you do need to exercise a few precautions to make sure you don’t do anything to harm yourself or others.  Here are a few of my basic recommendations when it comes to resin safety: … Read more »

What does non toxic mean?

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The definition of non-toxic You may have noticed that some of our resin jewelry making supplies and products have been labeled non toxic.  Do you know what that means? Non toxic is a term established by the Federal Hazardous Substances Act.  This act, which is enforced by the Consumer Product and Safety commission, defines what… Read more »

Why are there shipping restrictions on certain resin and resin items?

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One of the frequently asked questions we get about buying from Resin Obsession is why there are shipping restrictions on certain items.  These items are considered a ‘hazardous material’ product and must be shipped according to very stringent guidelines. What is different about shipping a hazardous material product? Certain items we carry are designated as… Read more »

Safety tips for working with resin

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Working with resin to make jewelry and craft projects is fun, but precautions are necessary.  Here are one that I follow regularly when making resin jewelry in my studio. Proper ventilation.  Make sure there is fresh air entering a room when working with resin.  Open a window or use a fan if necessary. Wear disposable… Read more »