Acetone, if consumed in a small amount, is still harmless for an adult. However, if it's a child, it can be very dangerous. That is why, it is necessary that all the products that contain acetone, such as nail polish removers, glues, cleaning solutions, lacquers, etc., be kept at places which are out of children's reach. While seeking treatment for acetone poisoning, chances of recovery are good if the patient survives the first two days. But why go through all these hassles when good, alternative non-acetone removers are easily available?