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Product Name: Veet East to Use Wax Strips, Face & Bikini-(Canadian Market
Form: solid
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
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Warnings:
PRECAUTIONS: Follow the directions for use indicated on the leaflet inside this pack. Designed for use on face, arms, underarms & bikini line but not suitable for use on the male beard area, centre brow, eyebrows, breast, perianal or genital areas or any other body parts. DO NOT use on varicose veins, moles, scars, or broken, irritated or sunburned skin, or on skin that has reacted badly to waxes in the past. If you're on medication that can affect the skin or if you have a skin-related disorder, check with your doctor before waxing. If you are elderly or diabetic, waxing is not suitable. Before every use, TEST YOUR SKIN REACTION by applying the wax and a wipe 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, begin waxing. If you have not waxed before, we recommend you start by removing hair from your legs. Only when you have experience, then progress to the sensitive areas of underarm and bikini line. On these areas we recommend you not wax the same area of skin twice during a waxing session. VEET is fine to use if you're pregnant but your skin may be more likely to bruise a little.

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: Follow the directions for use indicated on the leaflet inside this pack. Designed for use on face, arms, underarms & bikini line but not suitable for use on the male beard area, centre brow, eyebrows, breast, perianal or genital areas or any other body parts. DO NOT use on varicose veins, moles, scars, or broken, irritated or sunburned skin, or on skin that has reacted badly to waxes in the past. If you're on medication that can affect the skin or if you have a skin-related disorder, check with your doctor before waxing. If you are elderly or diabetic, waxing is not suitable. Before every use, TEST YOUR SKIN REACTION by applying the wax and a wipe 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, begin waxing. If you have not waxed before, we recommend you start by removing hair from your legs. Only when you have experience, then progress to the sensitive areas of underarm and bikini line. On these areas we recommend you not wax the same area of skin twice during a waxing session. VEET is fine to use if you're pregnant but your skin may be more likely to bruise a little.
Potential Health Effects
Routes of exposure: Eye, Skin contact, Inhalation, Ingestion.
Eye Contact: Avoid contact with eyes.
Skin Contact: The finished product is not expected to cause irritation.
Inhalation: Health injuries are not known or expected under normal use.
Ingestion: Health injuries are not known or expected under normal use.
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: In case of contact, seek medical advice.
Skin contact: If you experience any stinging or tingling when waxing, remove the wax immediately with the wipes and rinse thoroughly with water. If this sensation persists, seek medical advice.
Inhalation: Not a normal route of exposure.
Ingestion: In case of ingestion, consult a doctor immediately. Make sure you have the outer pack to hand.
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: 1
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: 2011-06-17
Handling/Disposal
Handling:
Use good industrial hygiene practices in handling this material. Avoid contact with eyes.
Keep out of reach of children. Do not store at temperatures above 49 deg C (120.2 deg F).
 

Disposal:
Dispose in accordance with all applicable regulations.

 

Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Fragrance(s)/perfume(s)000000-00-1
Glyceryl rosinate000000-22-3
Butylparaben000094-26-8
Isopropylparaben004191-73-5
Isobutylparaben004247-02-3
Tocopheryl acetate007695-91-2
Almond oil008007-69-0
Resin acids and Rosin acids, esters with triethylene glycol008050-25-740.0-70.0
Glycerol ester of rosin008050-31-515-40.0
Polyethylene009002-88-40.5-1.5
Hexyldecyl Stearate017618-45-0
Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA)025013-16-5
Fumed silica, crystalline-free112945-52-51.0-5.0
Mineral oil (unspecified)999999-60-7
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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