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Product Information
Product Name: Rain-X Windshield Wax
Form: liquid
Product Category: Auto Products » water repellent » Windows/Windshield
Auto Products » glass water repellent » Detailing
Customer Service: 800-416-1600
Date Verified: 2012-08-16
Date Entered: 2001-08-13
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: ITW Global Brands
Address: 6925 Portwest Drive
City: Houston
State: TX
Zip Code: 77024
Telephone Number: 855-888-1990
Fax Number: 855-888-1991
Toll Free Number: 855-888-1991
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: Caution: Flammable. Eye Irritant. Contains denatured alcohol. Keep away from heat, sparks, flames and other ignition sources. Store below 120 degrees F. Avoid contact with eyes. For contact with eyes, wash thoroughly with water and see physician if irritation persists. Use only as directed. Intentional misuse by deliberately ingesting can be harmful. Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Emergency and Hazards Overview
CAUTION: FLAMMABLE. EYE IRRITANT.
Primary Route of Exposure: Skin

Health Effect Information
Eye Contact: Avoid eye contact. This product has not been tested for acute eye hazards. May be irritating to the eyes upon direct contact. Exposure to high concentrations of vapors may be irritating to the eyes. These effects are transient, and complete recovery follows.
Skin Contact: Single, short exposures, as expected with consumer use of this product, are expected to be practically non-irritating to the skin. Prolonged or repeated skin contact may result in dryness, chapping, and reddening. May be absorbed through skin.
Inhalation: This product is not expected to pose an inhalation hazard under conditions of foreseeable use. This product may be considered a low health hazard unless inhaled in very high concentrations. Exposure to vapors generated under unusual conditions may be mildly irritating to
the nose and throat. Acute and chronic overexposures may be irritating to the respiratory tract.
Ingestion: Do not ingest. Ingestion is expected to be relatively non-toxic unless aspiration occurs. Aspiration may lead to chemical pneumonitis which is characterized by pulmonary edema and hemorrhage and may be fatal. Signs of lung involvement include increased respiratory rate, increased heart rate, and a bluish discoloration of the skin. Coughing, choking, and gagging are often noted at the time of aspiration. Gastrointestinal discomfort may develop, followed by vomiting with a further risk of aspiration. Intentional misuse by deliberately ingesting can be harmful. Can cause central nervous system (CNS) depression if ingested.

Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure: Drying and chapping may make the skin more susceptible to other irritants, sensitizers and disease.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Prolonged or repeated skin contact may result in dryness, chapping, and reddening. May be absorbed through skin. Chronic overexposures may be irritating to the respiratory tract.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
No information available.
First Aid: From MSDS
Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with large amounts of water and continue flushing until irritation subsides. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
Skin Contact: No treatment is necessary under ordinary circumstances. Wash thoroughly with water. If redness or irritation occurs and persists, seek medical attention. Use a hand or skin lotion to prevent dryness.
Inhalation: No treatment is necessary under ordinary circumstances. If victim exhibits signs of vapor intoxication remove to fresh air. If discomfort persists seek medical attention.
Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting due to aspiration hazard. If vomiting occurs lower head below knees to avoid aspiration. If victim exhibits signs of lung aspiration such as coughing or choking, seek immediate medical assistance.
Notes to Physician: No information available.
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: 2002-09-06
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Handling: All ignition sources in the area should be controlled. Do not open or use in unventilated, enclosed or confined spaces.
Storage: Store in a cool, well ventilated area in closed containers away from heat, sparks, open flame or oxidizing materials. Do not store at temperatures greater than 120 F. Do not transfer to unmarked containers.
Empty Container Warnings
Drums: Not applicable
Plastic: Do not reuse this container. Empty container may retain product residues.
Personal Hygiene: Consumption of food and beverage should be avoided in work areas where this product is present. Always wash hands and face with soap and water before eating, drinking, or smoking.
Disposal: From MSDS
Regulatory Information: Dispose of residual products and empty containers responsibly.
Waste Disposal Methods: Waste material may be landfilled or incinerated at an approved facility.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Clays (unspecified)000000-27-61.0-10.0
Ethanol/SD Alcohol 40000064-17-570-95
Isopropanol000067-63-01.0-10.0
Thickening agent(s) (unspecified)999999-50-71.0-5.0
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