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Product Information
Product Name: Johnsons Baby Powder, Original
Form: powder
Product Category: Personal care » baby powder » Babies & Kids
Personal care/use » baby powder » Babies & Kids
Customer Service: 866-565-2229
Date Entered: 2003-09-10
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Johnson & Johnson
Address: 1 Johnson & Johnson Plaza
City: New Brunswick
State: NJ
Zip Code: 08933
Telephone Number: 732-524-0400
Toll Free Number: 888-638-5242
Date Info Verified: 2013-05-11
Related Items: Products by this manufacturer
The following information (Health Effects, Handling/Disposal, and Ingredients) is taken from the product label and/or the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) prepared by the manufacturer. The National Library of Medicine does not test products nor does it evaluate information from the product label or the MSDS. (What is an MSDS?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Close tightly after use. Do not use on broken skin. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep powder away from child's face to avoid inhalation, which can cause breathing problems.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS

PRIMARY ROUTE(S) OF EXPOSURE
EYES: Direct eye contact may cause eye irritation and tearing (lacrimation).
SKIN: No effects expected. Granulomas have been reported with introduction of talc into broken skin. As with a mineral powder, do not apply product to broken skin.
INGESTION: No effects expected. This material has a low oral toxicity. Ingestion of toxic quantities of material is not likely to occur.
INHALATION: From normal cosmetic use, no effect is expected.
MEDICAL CONDITIONS AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE
Normal use of the product is considered non-harmful.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
No information provided.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
No information provided.
First Aid: From MSDS
EYES
Flush eyes with water or saline, if available. If irritation persists, contact a physician.
SKIN
No treatment is necessary under ordinary circumstances.
INGESTION
No special treatment is necessary under ordinary circumstances.
INHALATION
Contact a physician. See Physicians Note below.

GENERAL HEALTH EFFECTS- PHYSICIANS NOTE
Massive accidental aspiration may cause impaction blockage of airways. Lesser amounts may lead to bronchoconstriction, bronchitis, pulmonary edema, or fibrosis. Respiratory arrest should be treated with intensive supportive therapy and oxygen. If respiration is compromised, endotracheal intubation, removal of impacted material, and assisted breathing should be considered. This product contains no detectable asbestiform minerals or free crystalline silica (quartz) as per CTFA Methods J-4-1 and J-5-1.
Health Rating: N
Flammability Rating: N
Reactivity Rating: N
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 1992-05-20
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
No special storage or handling is necessary.
Disposal: From MSDS
Dispose in accordance with Federal, State and local regulations. This material is not considered a hazardous waste under 40CFR261-Identification and Listing of Hazardous Waste.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Fragrance(s)/perfume(s)000000-00-1
Talc (non-fibrous)014807-96-699
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