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Product Name: Nair Hair Remover Kit, Cold Wax Strips Pretreatment Towelette-discontinued
Form: wax
Product Category: Personal care » body hair removal » Skin Care
Customer Service: 212-339-5000
Date Entered: 2001-09-05
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Church & Dwight Co., Inc.
Address: 500 Charles Ewing Boulevard
City: Ewing
State: NJ
Zip Code: 8628
Telephone Number: 609-683-5900
Fax Number: 609-683-5092
Toll Free Number: 800-833-9532
Date Info Verified: 2014-05-06
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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Warnings: As with any wax treatment, some discomfort may be experienced. This can be reduced by removing the wax strip quickly from taut skin. Your skin may turn a little red for a short while after treatment. This is normal and will soon disappear. Do not use immediately after a bath and do not use a deodorant for 24 hours after underarm hair removal. Never reapply wax on same area within a 24 hour period. Test before each use by applying the product to a small part of the area where hair is to be removed. Follow directions and wait 24 hours. If skin appears normal proceed. Wax should not be used by people suffering from diabetes, varicose veins, moles, warts, and circulatory problems. Do not wax inside nose or ears, on nipples, perianal, vaginal/genital areas or eyelashes. Do not use on irritated, inflamed or broken skin. Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Occupational exposure is not expected to produce adverse human health effects following prudent workplace practices. Direct eye contact may cause temporary discomfort with mild redness.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:No information provided.
Carcinogenicity: No information provided.
First Aid: For ingestion, seek medical attention. For allergic reaction resulting from skin contact, wash affected area with soap and water and avoid further contact. For eye contact, flush with plenty of water and seek medical attention if irritation persists.
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: 1999-06-01
Handling/Disposal
Handling: No special precautions are necessary.
Disposal: Place material into waste receptacles and dispose of in accordance with environmental regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Propylene glycol000057-55-6
Ethanol/SD Alcohol 40000064-17-55.0-20.0
Camphor000076-22-2
Isopropyl myristate000110-27-0
Isopropyl stearate000112-10-7
Isopropyl palmitate000142-91-6
Water007732-18-5
Octoxynol 9009002-93-1
Alkyl dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride061789-71-7
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