Regardless of the amount involved, gastric emptying is not indicated for accidental ingestion of a hydrocarbon lacking systemic toxicity.
During that time we are able to measure the rate at which the gallbladder empties, and determine if emptying is normal.
The frequently cited amount of 1mL./kg. as the indication for gastric emptying is not supported by animal studies. 2,4
We will get a chance for sweeping reform, but will find no joy in emptying the dust pan.
Oreck next maintained that many of its challenged statements were nonactionable puffery: (1) the Dyson is “bulky”; (2) the Oreck vacuum emits “no puff” of dust when it is emptied; (3) the Dyson bin emptying process is “messy” and the Dyson filter is “not sanitary” and a “dirty little secret”; and (4) the XL Ultra 4120 weighs “only nine pounds,” while the weight of the DC14 is “backbreaking.”