This product is your solution to the misery of poison oak, ivy and sumac. It cleanses and decontaminates skin, tools, clothing and pets by removing the invisible oil of poison oak, ivy and sumac. Removes skunk odor.
Tecnu® Outdoor Skin Cleanser is your solution to the misery of poison oak, ivy and sumac. Tecnu cleanses and decontaminates skin, tools, clothing and pets by removing the invisible oil of poison oak, ivy and sumac.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. For external use only. Should not be applied to raw or oozing areas of skin. Do not use this product for at least 3 days after using hydrocortisone ointments on the affected area. May irritate sensitive skin. If redness, irritation or itching occurs, discontinue use and consult a physician. Keep out of eyes and other mucus membranes. If in eyes, flush with water for at least 15 minutes and see a doctor immediately. Bring this product with you.
Comments about Tecnu Outdoor Skin Cleanser, 12 oz:
This product stops spread and dries out poison ivy/oak/sumac. I use it when I shower. Put it on the area, leave it for a few minutes, and then wash it off. The way it works is that is gets rid of the poison ivy/oak oils from the lesions and dries them out. It does't take long to use and is extremely effective. All-in-all it is the best way I have found to treat this problem.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Most effective when used within the first two hours after exposure or as soon as rash appears. Shake well before each use.
Before the rash has started:
Apply to exposed unwetted skin within 2-8 hours after exposure to poisonous plants
Rub vigorously for 2 minutes to remove oil and other contaminants from skin. If hyper-sensitive, wash entire body with Tecnu
Rinse skin clean with cool running water or wipe off with a cloth. Repeat
As soon as rash appears:
Apply to affected skin and surrounding areas. For best results, apply to entire body. Rub in for 2 minutes, but avoid breaking the skin
Rinse with cool, running water to remove Tecnu and poison oils. If itching persists reapply, then rinse in a very warm shower (not a bath)
Towel dry gently. Repeat as necessary and before retiring
Pets: Saturate a cloth with Tecnu and wipe down the pet's coat. Follow with a pet shampoo and water bath. Tecnu can also remove skunk spray from your pet's fur
Clothing: Saturate unwetted clothing with Tecnu in a bucket for several minutes. Launder by itself as usual with detergent and hot water. Check for color fastness by testing a concealed corner of the fabric
Tools: Wipe down with a cloth saturated with Tecnu. Wash with soap and water
Tree sap/pitch: Apply Tecnu directly and rub until stain dissolves to clean pitch, tree sap, road tar, grass stains and other substances from skin, tools and clothing
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