Do not enter the ear canal! Use carefully! People with sensitive ears should use caution! As with all common cotton swabs observe the following: If a present ear condition exists, do not use this or any other like product and seek medical attention! (Use of this or any other like product may aggravate a present condition!) Use "alone" to prevent injury by accidentally bumping into others! Use only in a secure-safe, non-moving environment! Do not use in one's nose! Do not use on others! Do not use on children! If pain or discomfort results, discontinue use! Misuse of this or any cotton swab product could cause serious injury which could include pain, infection or loss of hearing! Use only as directed! Keep out of reach of children!