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Product Name: Nair Cream Hair Remover Bikini Creme, Vanilla Smoothie
Form: cream
Product Category: Personal care » body hair removal » Skin Care
Customer Service: 800-524-1328
Date Verified: 2010-01-19
Date Entered: 2010-01-19
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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
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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: Irritation or allergic reaction may occur with some people, even after prior use without adverse effect. Therefore, test before each use by applying Nair on a small part of the area where hair is to be removed. Follow directions and wait 24 hours. If skin appears normal, processed with full application. Do not use on irritated, inflamed, or broken skin. Keep away from eyes. Should Nair touch the eyes, wash thoroughly with lukewarm water. If irritation occurs, consult your physician. Nair can be used on bikini area. Do not use around eyes, in nose, in ears or on breast nipples, perianal or virginal/genital areas. Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Hazards IdentificationEmergency OverviewMAY CAUSE BURNS TO EYES SKIN AND GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT MAY CAUSE PERMANENT EYE DAMAGESevere health hazardMinimal fire hazardWhite opaque lotion with or without suspended color beads anda slight fragrancePotential Health EffectsTarget Organs: Eyes, Skin, Respiratory Tract, Gastrointestinal Tract.Irritancy: All routes of exposure, Corrosive.Inhalation: Can cause bums.Eye: Corrosive. Contact can cause bums and tissue destruction. The severity of the effects depend on how soon after exposure the area is washed.Skin contact: Corrosive. Contact can cause burns and tissue destruction.Ingestion: Corrosive. 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. GET MEDICAL ATTENTION IMMEDIATELY.Skin: Immediately flush skin with plenty of water while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse. 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: No specialized procedures. Treat for clinical symptoms.
Health Rating: 3
Flammability Rating: 0
Reactivity Rating: 2
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: 2008-10-10
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
D&C Yellow #8 (C.I. 45350)000518-47-8
Calcium hydroxide001305-62-0
Sodium hydroxide001310-73-2
Mineral oil USP008012-95-1
Chromium (III) oxide012001-99-9
Potassium thioglycolate034452-51-210.0-15.0
Cetostearyl alcohol067762-27-0
Alcohols, C16-18, ethoxylated068439-49-6
Iron oxide(s) (unspecified)999999-60-2
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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