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Product Name: Desitin Zinc Oxide Diaper Rash Treatment-Old Product
Form: cream
Product Category: Personal Care » diaper rash treatment » Babies & Kids
Customer Service: 800-223-0182
Date Entered: 2003-09-10
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Pfizer Inc.
Address: 235 E. 42nd Street
City: New York
State: NY
Zip Code: 10017
Telephone Number: 212-733-2323
Toll Free Number: 800-879-3477
Date Info Verified: 2014-05-06
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
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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS Inhalation: Not expected due to physical form. Skin Contact: May cause skin irritation (based on animal data). Eye Contact: May cause eye irritation (based on animal data). Ingestion: May cause abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS No long-term toxicity studies have been conducted to evaluate the chronic toxicity or carcinogenic potential of this material. Reproductive effects: No data available.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS None of the components of this formulation is listed as a carcinogen by IARC, NTP or OSHA.
First Aid: From MSDS EYES: Immediately flush eyes with water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation occurs or persists, get medical attention. SKIN: Remove clothing and wash affected skin with soap and water. If irritation occurs or persists, get medical attention. INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. If discomfort persists, get medical attention. INGESTION: Get medical attention. Do not induce vomiting unless directed by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
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: 2000-04-11
Handling: From MSDS GENERAL HANDLING: Use only in a well-ventilated area. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Use appropriate personal protective equipment. Wash thoroughly after handling. STORAGE CONDITIONS: Keep container tightly closed when not in use. Sore out of direct sunlight in a well-ventilated area at room temperature. TEMPERATURE RANGE FOR STORAGE: 15-30 deg C (59-86 deg F).
Disposal: From MSDS Incineration is the recommended method of disposal for this material. Treatment, storage, transportation and disposal must be in accordance with applicable Federal, State, and Local regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Cyclopentasiloxane, decamethyl-000541-02-6
Sodium borate decahydrate (borax)001303-96-4
Zinc oxide001314-13-240
Tocopheryl acetate007695-91-2
Cod liver oil008001-69-2
Sorbitan sesquioleate008007-43-0
Bees wax008012-89-3
Mineral oil USP008012-95-1
Talc (non-fibrous)014807-96-6
Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA)025013-16-5
Microcrystalline wax063231-60-7
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