Skip Navigation

Household Products Database banner

Quick search


Advanced Search triangular bullet

Browse by category
Auto Products
Inside the Home
Pesticides
Landscape/Yard
Personal Care
Home Maintenance
Arts & Crafts
Pet Care
Home Office

Browse A to Z
Products Names
Types of Products
Manufacturers
Ingredients

Support pages
About the Database
FAQ
Product Recalls
Help
Glossary
Contact Us
More Resources

 

 

Home Products Manufacturers Ingredients Health Effects
Product Information
Product Name: Veet Bikini Kit Hair Removal Cream & Gentle Finishing Cream, Finishing Component-(Canadian Market)
Form: cream
Product Category: Personal care » body hair removal » Skin Care
Customer Service: 800-228-4722
Date Entered: 2013-04-16
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Reckitt Benkiser Canada, Inc.
Address: 1680 Tech Avenue Unit #2
City: Mississauga
State: ON
Telephone Number: 905-283-7000
Fax Number: 905-283-7001
Toll Free Number: 800-888-0192
Date Info Verified: 2013-04-13
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?) (Complete MSDS for this product)
Health Effects
Enter text or highlight term...
Acute Health Effects:
From MSDS:
Hazards Identification
Emergency Overview
This product is regulated by Health Canada as a personal care cosmetic. Extensive testing has been completed to show that it is safe and effective when used as directed.
PRECAUTIONS: Retain outer pack for all precautions. Read and follow all precautions and directions before use. Do not exceed 6 minutes total application time. Suitable for use on the underarms and bikini line. NOT SUITABLE for use on head, face, eyes, nose, ears, around the anus, genitals and nipples or any other body parts. Do not use on varicose veins, scars, moles, spotty, broken, irritated, sunburnt skin or on skin that has had an adverse reaction to hair removal creams in the past. Always leave 72 hours between hair removal sessions. Check with your doctor before using if you are on any medication which can affect the skin, if you suffer from any skin related disorder, or if you have a condition which may affect the skin. Before every use, TEST YOUR SKIN REACTION by applying and removing the product to a small part of the area you wish to treat, following the directions for use. If after 24 HOURS there is no adverse reaction, continue to use. If you experience any smarting/tingling during use, remove the product immediately and rinse thoroughly with cold water. If a burning sensation persists, seek medical advice. Skin may be more sensitive for a short time after use, so avoid scratching. After use we recommend waiting 24 hours before using anti-perspirant, any
other perfumed product, using artificial tanning equipment, swimming or sunbathing. In case of ingestion, seek medical advice immediately and show outer pack. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
Potential Health Effects
Routes of exposure: Eye, Skin contact, Inhalation, Ingestion.
Eye Contact: May cause irritation.
Skin Contact: The finished product is not expected to cause irritation. Not expected to be a skin sensitizer.
Inhalation: Not a likely route of entry.
Ingestion: Ingestion may cause gastrointestinal irritation.
Signs and symptoms: Symptoms may include redness, oedema, drying, defatting and cracking of the skin.



 

Chronic Health Effects:
From MSDS:
The finished product is not expected to have chronic health effects.

Carcinogenicity:
The finished product is not expected to have chronic health effects.
 

First Aid:
Eye Contact: Avoid contact with eyes. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
Skin Contact: Discontinue use if irritation and redness develop. If condition persists for more than 72 hours, consult a physician. In case of accidental and excess application of the product, rinse with water.
Inhalation: Not an anticipated route of exposure. Move victim to fresh air. If symptoms persist, obtain medical attention.
Ingestion: If swallowed, consult a doctor immediately and show the outer pack. Do not induce vomiting. Immediately rinse mouth out with water.
Notes to physician: Treat patient symptomatically.
General advice: If you feel unwell, seek medical advice (show the label where possible). Ensure that medical personnel are aware of the material(s) involved, and take precautions to protect themselves. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children.

Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 0
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: 2013-01-30
Handling/Disposal
Handling:
Ensure adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes. Use good industrial hygiene practices in handling this material. Avoid spillage on carpets, clothes and flooring. Use according to package label instructions.
Keep out of reach of children. Store in a closed container away from incompatible materials. Keep from freezing. Protect from direct sunlight and extreme heat.

 

Disposal:
Dispose in accordance with all applicable regulations. Dispose of empty packaging with normal household trash.

 

Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Fragrance(s)/perfume(s)000000-00-1
Ethylhexyl Cocoate000000-85-4
Propylene glycol000057-55-60.5-1.5
Tetrasodium EDTA000064-02-8
Allantoin000097-59-6
2-Phenoxyethanol000122-99-60.5-1.5
Isopropyl palmitate000142-91-65.0-10.0
Bisabolol000515-69-5
Decylene Glycol001119-86-4
Zinc oxide001314-13-2
Methylisothiazolinone002682-20-4
Disodium phosphate007558-79-4
Monosodium phosphate007558-80-70.5-1.5
Tocopheryl acetate007695-91-2
Water007732-18-5
2-Ethylhexyl stearate022047-49-0
Glyceryl monostearate031566-31-1
Cetostearyl alcohol067762-27-0
Alcohols, C16-18, ethoxylated068439-49-6
Rice bran oil068553-81-1
Mineral oil (unspecified)999999-60-7
(Complete MSDS for this product)
HHS.GOV Household Products Database Home Page National Institutes of Health National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services National Library of Medicine