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Product Information
Product Name: KimCare Instant Hand Sanitizer
Form: gel
Product Category: Personal care » hand cleaner, antibacterial » Personal Cleanliness
Personal care/use » hand cleaner, antibacterial » Personal Cleanliness
Customer Service: 888-346-4652
Date Entered: 2003-12-18
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Address: 1400 Holcomb Bridge Road
City: Roswell
State: GA
Zip Code: 30076
Telephone Number: 888-346-4652
Date Info Verified: 2009-03-06
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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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS

Emergency Overview: clear gel with a citrus odor. Flammable. Flashpoint: 69 degrees F (20.6C). Avoid sparks, flame and excessive heat. May cause eye irritation. Prolonged skin contact may cause mild irritation in sensitive individuals. This product is intended for use as a hand cleanser and is expected to contact the skin.

Medicinal and cosmetic products in the finished form, intended for the final user are not subject the Directive relating to the classification, packaging and labeling of dangerous preparations (1999/45/EC).

Symptoms/Effects of Overexposure:

Inhalation: Inhalation may cause respiratory irritation, coughing, shortness of breath, nausea, dizziness, loss of coordination, drowsiness, loss of consciousness and other symptoms of central nervous system depression.

Skin contact: Prolonged skin contact may cause mild irritation in sensitive individuals. Patch testing does not indicate a potential for sensitization in humans. Not expected to be absorbed through the skin.

Eye contact: Contact with eyes may cause irritation.

Ingestion: May cause mucous membrane and gastrointestinal irritation and other adverse effects. May cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness and other symptoms of central nervous system depression.

Medical Conditions Aggravated By Exposure: None currently known. May possibly aggravate dermatitis, psoriasis and other skin conditions.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Prolonged skin contact may cause mild irritation in sensitive individuals.

Reproductive Toxicity: Ethanol has been found to cause adverse reproductive effects in laboratory animals. Ethanol is known to cause fetal alcohol syndrome when orally ingested by pregnant humans.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Carcinogenicity Data: None of the components of this product is listed as a carcinogen by IARC, NTP or OSHA.
First Aid: From MSDS
Inhalation: Move to fresh air. Obtain medical attention if irritation persists.
Skin contact: Wash off excess with water. Seek medical advice if redness, swelling, itching or burning occurs.
Eye contact: Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention if irritation persists.
Ingestion: Call a physician or Poison Control Center immediately. If victim is conscious, rinse mouth with a small amount of water. never give anything by mouth to a person who is unconscious or drowsy. Drink 1 or 2 glasses of water.
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 3
Reactivity Rating: 0
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2003-03-28
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Avoid sparks, flame and excessive heat.
Recommended storage temperature 40 degrees F-100 degrees F (5 degrees C - 37 degrees C).
Disposal: From MSDS
Dispose in accordance with all state, local and federal regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
MSDS: Proprietary or trade secret ingredient(s)000000-00-840
Ethanol/SD Alcohol 40000064-17-560
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