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Contents flammable. Do not use near flame, do not smoke until hair is fully dry. Avoid spraying near eyes. Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects:
From MSDS Inhalation: Respiratory symptoms may occur due to inadequate ventilation. Eye Contact: Eye irritant. Skin Contact: Non-irritating. Ingestion: Moderately toxic. Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Pre-existing dermatitis could be made worse by exposure to hair spray products.
Chronic Health Effects:
From MSDS For purposes of chronic exposure under the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, this is an untested mixture. These products have been used extensively by consumers and Clairol is not aware of any significant adverse effects. Target Organs: None identified.
From MSDS The components in this mixture have been found to be non-carcinogenic by NTP, IARC and OSHA.