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Product Name: Nair Men Hair Remover Spray, Aerosol-12/01/2015
Form: aerosol
Product Category: Personal Care » body hair removal » Skin Care
Customer Service: 800-524-1328
Date Entered: 2016-07-28
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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

Danger. Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Harmful to aquatic life.

Precautionary Statements

Do not breathe vapors, mist, or spray. Wash hands, forearms, and other exposed areas thoroughly after handling. 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 swallowed: rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.

If on skin (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

If inhaled: Remove person to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.

If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

If exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Immediately call a poison center or doctor.

Store locked up. Protect from sunlight. Store in a well-ventilated place.

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

Exposure may aggravate pre-existing eye, skin, or respiratory conditions. Contact with gas escaping the container can cause frostbite. May be corrosive to respiratory tract.

Warnings: Not for use on head or face. Irritation or allergic reaction may occur with some people, even after prior use without adverse effect. Therefore, test before each use by applying 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 with full application. Do not use on irritated, sunburned, inflamed, or broken skin. Avoid spraying in eyes. Should product touch the eyes, wash thoroughly with lukewarm water. If irritation occurs, consult your physician. Product can be used on back, chest arms, legs. Do not use on head or face, around eyes, in nose, in ears, on nipples, perianal, or genital areas. Keep out of reach of children. Contents under pressure. Do not puncture or incinerate. Do not store at temperatures above 120 deg . Use only as directed. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the contents can be harmful or fatal.
Acute Health Effects: From SDS:

Hazards Identification

Emergency Overview

Danger. Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Harmful to aquatic life.

Potential Health Effects

Eye Contact: Causes permanent damage to the cornea, iris, or conjunctiva.

Skin Contact: Causes severe irritation which will progress to chemical burns. May cause an allergic skin reaction.

Inhalation: May be corrosive to the respiratory tract.

Ingestion: May cause burns or irritation of the linings of the mouth, throat, and gastrointestinal tract.

General: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Compressed gases may create low temperatures when they expand rapidly. Leaks and uses that allow rapid expansion may cause a frostbite hazard.
Chronic Health Effects: From SDS:

None known.
Carcinogenicity: Not classified.
First Aid: Eye Contact: Rinse cautiously with water for at least 60 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Get immediate medical advice/attention.

Skin Contact: Remove contaminated clothing. Immediately flush skin with plenty of water for at least 60 minutes. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Get immediate medical advice/attention.

Inhalation: When symptoms occur: go into open air and ventilate suspected area. 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). If frostbite or freezing occurs, immediately flush with plenty of lukewarm water to GENTLY warm the affected area. Do not use hot water. Do not rub affected area. Get immediate medical attention.
MSDS Date: 2015-12-01
Handling: May release corrosive vapors. Pressurized container: may burst if heated. Do not pierce or burn, even after use. Do not spray on an open flame or other ignition source. 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. Store in original container or corrosive resistant and/or lined container. Protect container(s) from physical damage.
Disposal: Dispose of waste material in accordance with all local, regional, national, provincial, territorial 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
Sodium gluconate000527-07-1
Sodium hydroxide001310-73-21.0-5.0
Sodium silicate001344-09-8
Bees wax008012-89-3
Avocado extract/oil008024-32-6
Polyoxyethylated stearyl alcohol (Steareth-2)009005-00-9
Caprylyl Methicone017955-88-3
Potassium thioglycolate034452-51-23.0-7.0
Cetostearyl alcohol067762-27-0
Litchi Chinensis Fruit Extract091722-81-5
Actinidia chinensis extract092456-63-8
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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