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Product Name: Lanacane Crème, Regular Strength-(Canadian Market)
Form: cream
Product Category: Personal care » pain relief/first aid » Skin Care
Customer Service: 800-228-4722
Date Entered: 2013-04-14
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Reckitt Benkiser Canada, Inc.
Address: 1680 Tech Avenue Unit #2
City: Mississauga
State: ON
Zip Code: L4W 5S9
Telephone Number: 905-283-7000
Fax Number: 905-283-7001
Toll Free Number: 800-888-0192
Date Info Verified: 2013-04-13
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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Acute Health Effects:
From MSDS:
Hazards Identification
Emergency Overview
This product is regulated by Health Canada as a Natural Health Product. Extensive testing has been completed to show that it is safe and effective when used as directed.
Caution: For external use only. Do not apply over large areas of the body. Avoid contact with the eyes, if this happens, rinse thoroughly with water. As with all topical medications: If condition worsens, or if symptoms persist for more than 5 days or clear up and occur again within a few days, discontinue use of this product and consult a physician. Keep out of reach of children. In case of accidental ingestion, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.
Potential Health Effects
Routes of exposure: Eye, Skin contact, Inhalation, Ingestion.
Eye Contact: Avoid contact with eyes. May cause eye irritation upon direct contact with the eyes.
Skin Contact: Not a skin irritant. Not expected to be a skin sensitizer.
Inhalation: May cause respiratory tract irritation.
Ingestion: Health injuries are not known or expected under normal use.
Signs and symptoms None expected during normal conditions of use.

Chronic Health Effects:
From MSDS:
The finished product is not expected to have chronic health effects.

The finished product is not expected to have chronic health effects.
ACGIH - Threshold Limit Values - Carcinogens
Resorcinol CAS No. 108-46-3 A4 - Not Classifiable as a Human Carcinogen
Sodium tetraborate decahydrate CAS No. 1303-96-4 A4 - Not Classifiable as a Human Carcinogen (listed under Borate compounds, inorganic)
IARC - Group 3 (Not Classifiable)
Resorcinol CAS No. 108-46-3 Monograph 71 [1999]; Supplement 7 [1987]; Monograph 15 [1977]

First Aid:
Eye Contact: If product gets into the eyes, rinse thoroughly with water.
Skin Contact: Wash with soap and water. Get medical attention if irritation develops or persists.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get immediate medical attention.
Ingestion: In case of accidental ingestion, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.
Notes to physician: Treat patient symptomatically.
General advice: If you feel unwell, seek medical advice (show the label where possible). Ensure that medical personnel are aware of the material(s) involved, and take precautions to protect themselves. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children.

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 Date: 2011-06-29
For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Wash thoroughly after handling.
Keep out of reach of children. Keep the container tightly closed and dry. Store in cool place.


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Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Stearic acid000057-11-410.0-30.0
Diethylene glycol ethyl ether000111-90-0
Dioctyl sodium sufosuccinate000577-11-7
Sodium borate decahydrate (borax)001303-96-40.1-1.0
Zinc oxide001314-13-2
Castor oil, sulfated008002-33-3
Glyceryl Stearate Se011099-07-3
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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