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Product Name: Nikwax Polar Proof Wash-In Waterproofing
Form: liquid
Product Category: Inside the Home » water repellent » Fabric
Personal care » leather/fabric waterproofing » Other
Personal Care » leather/fabric waterproofing » Other
Customer Service: 0
Date Entered: 2005-01-17
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Nikwax North America, Inc.
Address: 801 N 42nd St, Suite 204
City: Seattle
State: WA
Zip Code: 98107
Telephone Number: 206-633-0063
Fax Number: 206-633-1459
Toll Free Number: 800-563-3057
Date Info Verified: 2017-02-28
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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, (M)SDS, prepared by the manufacturer. The National Library of Medicine does not test products nor does it evaluate information from the product label or the (M)SDS. (What is an (M)SDS?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Avoid contact with eyes.
Not to be taken internally.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
The most important hazards are: The weak acidity of this product may cause irritation on contact with eyes.
Causes severe burns.
Irritating to eyes and skin.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Prolonged exposure in a confined space may cause irritation to the respiratory system. Not known to be harmful by ingestion.
Carcinogenicity: The manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) does not state whether the ingredients are considered carcinogens or potential carcinogens.
First Aid: From MSDS
INHALATION: Move to fresh air.
EYES: Wash with plenty of water/eyewash. Seek medical attention if irritation persists.
SKIN: Wash with soap and water.
INGESTION: Low toxicity by ingestion, may be harmful if ingested in quantity. Drink plenty of water. Do not induce vomiting.
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: 2002-11-01
Handling: From MSDS
Handling: Handle in accordance with good hygiene and safety practice. Avoid contact with eyes.
Storage: None.
Keep out of the reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes.
Disposal: From MSDS
Disposal must be in accordance with local and national legislation.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Propylene glycol000057-55-62.0-5.0
Acetic acid000064-19-7<3
Zirconium acetate007585-20-85.0-10.0
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