There are usually two types of desiccant in food. One is a quicklime desiccant, which has certain dangers. When exposed to water, it will release a lot of heat and it is forbidden to contact children. The other is a silica gel desiccant, which is also a drying agent mainly produced by Chunwang. Chunwang food grade silica gel desiccant is made of high quality silica gel. It is non-toxic, harmless and non-polluting. It is an FDA-approved desiccant that can be directly in contact with food. The majority of consumers can rest assured. However, silicone desiccant can not be eaten, please look after the children. In case of accidental ingestion, parents do not need to panic, because the silica gel desiccant is non-toxic and harmless, it will not cause actual harm to the child. If you feel unwell, please seek medical advice.