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Product Information
Product Name: Nair Hair Remover, Face Wax Strips
Form: semi-solid gel
Product Category: Personal care » body hair removal » Skin Care
Customer Service: 800-524-1328
Date Verified: 2010-01-19
Date Entered: 2010-01-19
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Church & Dwight Co., Inc.
Address: 469 N. Harrison Street
City: Princeton
State: NJ
Zip Code: 08540
Telephone Number: 609-683-5900
Fax Number: 609-683-5092
Toll Free Number: 800-524-1328
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?) (Complete MSDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings: For external use only. Patch test before each use by applying the product to a small part of the area where hair is to be removed. Follow directions and watt 24 hours. If skin appears normal, proceed. Never reapply wax on same area within a 24-hour period. As with any wax treatment, some discomfort may be experienced. Your skin may turn a little red for a short while after treatment. This is normal and will soon disappear. If the skin to be treated is not held taut, and the wax is not zipped or pulled back very fast and close to the skin, then a pinching effect may be felt, a wax residue will remain on the skin or worse, skin could be removed resulting in injury. Read the instructions carefully, proceed at all times with caution. Wax should not be used by people suffering from diabetes or circulatory problems or on areas with varicose veins, moles and warts. Do not wax inside nose or ears, on nipples, perianal, vaginal/genital areas or eyelashes. Do not use on irritated, inflamed or broken skin. Not recommended for the elderly or people with loose skin. Do not apply wax over sunburned, chapped, broken or sore skin, cuts, weak scars or eczema do not use immediately after a bath. Do not use a deodorant or antiperspirant for 24 hours after underarm hair removal. Do not ingest. Do not get into eyes. Failure to follow these warnings may result in severe skin irritation, skin removal or other injury. Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Hazards IdentificationEmergency OverviewMAY CAUSE BURNS IF MATERIAL IS OVERHEATED. Minimal helth hazard. Minimal fire hazard Clear, translucent, yellow semi-solid gel with a slight fragrance.Target Organs: Eyes, Skin, Respiratory Tract, Gastrointestinal Tract.Irritancy: All routes of exposure.Inhalation: Can cause irritation.Eye: Contact with hot product can cause bums.Skin Contat: Contact can cause bums if product is overheated. Severity depends on length of time of skin contact. Rosinates may cause sensitization.Ingestion: Contact can cause bums and tissue destruction.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:None known.
Carcinogenicity: Not classified as carcinogenic by NTP, IARC, OSHA, ACGIH or NIOSH.
First Aid: EYES: IMMEDIATELY FLUSH EYES WITH A DIRECTED STREAM OF WATER for at least 15 minutes, forcibly holding eyelids apart to ensure complete irrigation of all eye and lid tissue. HOT MOLTEN PRODUCT: Cool bums with plenty of low-pressure water. GET MEDICAL ATTENTION IMMEDIATELY.SKIN: Immediately flush skin with plenty of water while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse. HOT MOLTEN PRODUCT: Immediately cool skin bums with water and cold packs for at least 15 minutes. Do NOT put ice directly on the skin. Do NOT attempt to remove solidified resin from the skin as severe tissue damage will result. GET MEDICAL ATTENTION IMMEDIATELY.INHALATION:Remove to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, have a trained person administer oxygen. If respiration stops have a trained person administer artificial respiration. GET MEDICAL ATTENTION IMMEDIATELY.INGESTION: Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If large amounts of this material are swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Give large quantities of water. GET MEDICAL ATTENTION IMMEDIATELY.NOTE TO PHYSICIAN: This product contains rosin or a rosin derivative. Rosin and some of its derivatives have been known to cause an allergic skin reaction (sensitization) in susceptible individuals after repeated or prolonged skin contact. Smoke or fumes generated by heating product may lead to respiratory sensitization (asthma) in susceptible individuals.
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 Verified Date: 2010-01-19
MSDS Date: 2008-06-24
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Keep container tightly closed and properly labeled. Protect against physical damage. Store in cool, dry, ventilated area out of direct sunlight and away from incompatible substances. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Wash thoroughly after handling. Wear personal protective clothing. Empty containers may be hazardous since they retain product residues.
Disposal: Dispose of all waste in and contaminated equipment in accordance with all applicable, federal, state and local health and environmental regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Fragrance(s)/perfume(s)000000-00-1
Glyceryl rosinate000000-22-340-50
Matricaria (chamomilla recutita) extract000000-44-6
Cetearyl ethylhexanoate000000-74-8
Propylparaben000094-13-3
Butylparaben000094-26-8
Methylparaben000099-76-3
Isopropyl myristate000110-27-0
Ethylparaben000120-47-8
Guaiazulene000489-84-9
Bisabolol000515-69-5
Isobutylparaben004247-02-3
Ricinus oil (Castor oil)008001-79-4
Titanium dioxide013463-67-7
2-Ethylhexyl stearate022047-49-0
Microcrystalline wax063231-60-71.0-5.0
Resin acids and Rosin acids, hydrogenated, esters with triethylene glycol068648-53-340-50
Acid blue 9 aluminum lake068921-42-6
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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