Skip Navigation

Household Products Database banner

Quick search

Advanced Search triangular bullet

Browse by category
Inside the Home
Home Maintenance
Personal Care
Arts & Crafts
Pet Care
Auto Products
Home Office
Commercial / Institutional

Browse A to Z
Products Names
Types of Products

Support pages
About the Database
Product Recalls
Contact Us
More Resources



Home Products Manufacturers Ingredients Health Effects
Product Information
Product Name: Nair Cream Hair Remover with Baby Oil, for Face-Old Product
Form: cream
Product Category: Personal Care » body hair removal » Skin Care
Customer Service: 212-339-5000
Date Entered: 2001-09-05
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Church & Dwight Co., Inc.
Address: 500 Charles Ewing Boulevard
City: Ewing
State: NJ
Zip Code: 08628
Telephone Number: 800-833-9532
Fax Number: 609-683-5092
Toll Free Number: 800-524-1328
Date Info Verified: 2017-02-28
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, (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
Enter text or highlight term...
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, proceed 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 face and bikini areas. Do not use around eyes, in nose, in ears, or on breast nipples, perianal, or vaginal/genital areas. Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Product has a slight corrosive effect. Slight skin irritation from skin contact is possible in sensitive individuals. Direct eye contact may cause temporary discomfort with mild redness.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:No information provided.
Carcinogenicity: No information provided.
First Aid: For ingestion, seek medical attention. As directed by medical personnel, do not induce vomiting. Drink a couple glasses of water. For allergic reaction resulting from skin contact, wash affected area with soap and water and avoid further contact. For eye contact, flush with plenty of lukewarm water and seek medical attention if irritation persists.
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: 2000-06-15
Handling: No special precautions are necessary.
Disposal: Place material into waste receptacles and dispose of in accordance with environmental regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Sodium thioglycolate000367-51-1
Calcium thioglycolate000814-71-1
Calcium hydroxide001305-62-0
Almond oil008007-69-0
Cetostearyl alcohol067762-27-0
Alcohols, C16-18, ethoxylated068439-49-6
Mineral oil (unspecified)999999-60-7
HHS.GOV Household Products Database Home Page National Library of Medicine