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Product Information
Product Name: Nair Hair Remover Wax Ready-Strips For Body-10/16/2015
Form: semi-solid gel
Product Category: Personal Care » body hair removal » Skin Care
Customer Service: 800-524-1328
Date Entered: 2016-07-28
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Manufacturer
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?) (Complete (M)SDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Hazard Statements

Warning. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Toxic to aquatic life.

Precautionary Statements

Avoid breathing vapors, mist, or spray. Contaminated work clothing must not be allowed out of the workplace. Avoid release to the environment. Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection.

If on skin: Wash with plenty of water. If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.

Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local, regional, national, and international regulations.

Exposure may aggravate those with pre-existing eye, skin, or respiratory conditions.

Warnings: Patch test before each use by applying the product to a small part of the area where hair is to be removed. Follow directions and wait 24 hours. If skin appears normal, proceed. Never reapply wax on same area within a 24 hour period. As with any wax treatment, some discomfort may be experienced. Your skin may turn a little red for a short while after treatment. This is normal and will soon disappear. If the skin to be treated is not held taut, and the wax is not zipped or pulled back very fast and close to the skin, then a pinching effect may be felt, a wax residue will remain on the skin or worse, skin could be removed resulting in injury. Read the instructions carefully, proceed at all times with caution. For external use only. Do not get into eyes. Do not use product on eye lids or eye lashes. Wax should not be used by people suffering from diabetes or circulatory problems or on areas with varicose veins, moles or warts. Do not wax inside nose or ears, on nipples, perianal, vaginal/genital areas or eyelashes. Do not use wax or wipes on irritated, inflamed or broken skin. Not suitable for people with extra sensitive or problem skin. Not recommended for the elderly or people with loose skin. Do not apply wax on sunburned, chapped, or broken or sore skin, cuts, weak scars or eczema. Do not use immediately after a bath. Do not use a deodorant or antiperspirant 24 hours after underarm hair removal. Do not ingest. Do not get into eyes. Failure to follow these warnings may result in severe skin irritation, skin removal, or other injury. Stop use if irritation occurs. Seek medical attention if irritation persists. Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From SDS:

Hazards Identification

Emergency Overview

Warning. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Toxic to aquatic life.

Potential Health Effects

Eye Contact: May cause slight irritation to eyes.

Skin Contact: May cause an allergic skin reaction.

Inhalation: Not expected to be a primary route of exposure.

Ingestion: Ingestion may cause adverse effects.

General: Skin sensitization. Risk of thermal burns on contact with molten product.
Chronic Health Effects: From SDS:

None known.
Carcinogenicity: Not classified.

Titanium dioxide

IARC: Group 2B
First Aid: Eye Contact: Rinse cautiously with water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Obtain medical attention.

Skin Contact: Remove contaminated clothing. Drench affected area with water for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention if irritation develops or persists.

Inhalation: Not expected to present a significant inhalation hazard under anticipated conditions of normal use. Obtain medical attention if breathing difficulty persists.

Ingestion: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Obtain medical attention.

General: Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If you feel unwell, seek medical advice (show the label where possible).
MSDS Date: 2015-10-16
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety procedures. Keep container closed when not in use. Store in a dry, cool place. Keep/Store away from direct sunlight, extremely high or low temperatures and incompatible materials.
Disposal: Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local, regional, national, territorial, provincial, and international regulations. Container may remain hazardous when empty. Continue to observe all precautions. Avoid release to the environment.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Fragrance(s)/perfume(s)000000-00-1
Glyceryl rosinate000000-22-3
Prunus Serrulata Flower Extract000000-49-8
Cetearyl ethylhexanoate000000-74-8
Tocopherol000059-02-9
Phenylethyl alcohol000060-12-8
Geraniol000106-24-10.1-1.0
Isopropyl myristate000110-27-0
Triethylene glycol000112-27-660.0-100.0
2,6-Di-t-butyl-p-cresol (BHT)000128-37-0
Bisabolol000515-69-5
Tricaprylin000538-23-8
Caprylyl glycol001117-86-8
Carmine001260-17-90.1-1.0
Farnesol004602-84-0
Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate006683-19-8
Sunflower seed oil/extract008001-21-6
Soybean oil008001-22-7
Ricinus oil (Castor oil)008001-79-4
Polyethylene009002-88-4
Titanium dioxide013463-67-70.1-1.0
2-Ethylhexyl stearate022047-49-0
Rice bran oil068553-81-1
Resin acids and Rosin acids, hydrogenated, esters with triethylene glycol068648-53-3
Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract084082-60-0
Mineral oil (unspecified)999999-60-7
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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