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Product Name: Gerber Baby Wash With Lavender - 15 Fl. Oz.
Form: liquid
Product Category: Personal care » baby bath » Babies & Kids
Personal care/use » baby bath » Babies & Kids
Customer Service: 800-443-7237
Date Entered: 2005-01-17
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Gerber Products Company
Div. Nestle, S.A.
Address: 445 State Street
City: Fremont
State: MI
Zip Code: 49413
Telephone Number: 231-928-2000
Fax Number: 231-928-2423
Toll Free Number: 800-443-7237
Date Info Verified: 2011-04-28
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: Keep this product out of reach of children. For external use only.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Emergency Overview:
Eye: Mild irritant.
Skin: Mild-moderate irritant.

Potential Health Effects:
EYE: [as determined by in-vitro testing] Rated as mild irritant. May cause slight redness and tearing in a selected portion of the population.
SKIN: [as determined by in-vitro testing] Rated as mild-moderate irritant. Very low dermal toxicity anticipated. May cause slight irritation in a selected portion of the population.
ORAL TOXICITY: LD50 >= 5 g/kg rat-(non-toxic) [as determined by computer simulation]. This product has not been tested on animals.
INHALATION: Not likely. Mists are unlikely to form, but may cause upper respiratory irritation.

Medical conditions that may be aggravated by exposure: Prolonged skin contact may aggravate existing skin conditions.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
No information given.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
This product may contain trace quantities of residual ingredients designated by IARC, NTP, ACGIH, or OSHA as probable or suspected human carcinogens.
First Aid: From MSDS
EYE EXPOSURE: Hold eyelid open and flush with a steady gentle stream of water for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical attention in the event of an adverse reaction or if symptoms of irritation develops.
SKIN EXPOSURE: In case of prolonged contact, wash immediately with soap and water. Remove saturated clothing and shoes. Clean saturated clothing and shoes prior to re-use. Seek medical attention in the event of an adverse reaction or if symptoms of irritation develops.
INHALATION EXPSOURE: Inhalation is not an expected route of exposure. If respiratory distress or irritation occurs, remove victim to fresh air. Seek medical attention in the event of an adverse reaction or if symptoms or irritation develops.
INGESTION: Adverse effects are not anticipated from the ingestion of this material, however the combined effects of this material when combined with other unknown materials cannot be reliable anticipated. If victim is conscious and alert, give 1-2 glasses of water. DO NOT give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. DO NOT induce vomiting. DO NOT leave victim unattended. Seek medical attention.

NOTES TO PHYSICIAN: All treatments should be based on observed signs and symptoms of distress in the patient. Consideration should be given to the possibility that overexposures to materials other than this product may have occurred. Treat symptomatically. No specific antidotes are recommended.
Health Rating: 0
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 Date: 2001-03-07
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Handling: Avoid direct or prolonged contact with eyes. No adverse health hazards are anticipated from handling product which has been stored outside of the specified range (4 to 49C (39 to 120F)), however the product may stratify and become unacceptable for general use.

Storage: Store in a dry well-ventilated area. Expected shelf life if stored under optimum conditions: three years.
Disposal: From MSDS
Be advised that state and local regulations governing disposal vary greatly, are subject to frequent change, and may differ substantially from federal requirements. Consult state and local regulations regarding proper disposal.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Formaldehyde000050-00-0<0.01
Water007732-18-5<100
Inert ingredients (unspecified)999999-00-2<100
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