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Product Name: Clairol Basic White Cr
Form: cream
Product Category: Personal Care » hair color » Hair Care
Personal Care » hair lightener » Hair Color
Customer Service: 800-252-4765
Date Entered: 2006-04-25
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Manufacturer: Procter & Gamble Co.
Address: P.O. Box 599
City: Cincinnati
State: OH
Zip Code: 45201
Telephone Number: 513-983-1100
Fax Number: 513-562-4500
Toll Free Number: 800-543-7270
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-14
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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: MSDS: Refer to 'Handling' CAUTION. Eye irritant. When the bleach powders are mixed with hydrogen peroxide, the mixture may cause severe irritation and possible permanent eye injury.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS Health Hazards and Hazard Data The TLV of the mixture has not been established. 1. Effects of Acute Accidental Exposure Eye Contact: CAUTION. Eye irritant. When the bleach powders are mixed with hydrogen peroxide, the mixture may cause severe irritation and possible permanent eye injury. Skin Contact: May induce irritation or allergic skin reaction in sensitized individuals. Inhalation: Respiratory tract irritant. May cause asthmatic attack in sensitive individuals. Ingestion: Moderately toxic. Route of Entry: Inhalation: Yes Ingestion: Yes Skin: Yes Pre-existing dermatitis would likely be made worse by exposure to these products. Bronchitis may be aggravated by irritant vapors.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS For purposes of chronic exposure under the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, these are untested mixtures. They contain ingredients that may present health hazards. These are amorphous silicas, ammonium persulfates, potassium persulfates and so
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS Carcinogen Status: OSHA: No NTP: No IARC: No
First Aid: From MSDS Eye Contact: Remove contact lenses, if used. Flush immediately with plenty of water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention IMMEDIATELY. Skin Contact: If spilled, wash skin immediately with soap and water (do not use solvents). Change into clean clothing. If allergic irritation develops, contact dermatologist. Inhalation: Remove person to fresh air. Increase ventilation. Ingestion: Rinse out mouth with water and administer large amounts of milk. Contact Poison Control Center.
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: 2002-12-20
Handling: From MSDS Steps to be taken in Case Material is released or Spilled: Small quantities (less than a cupful), in solution with water, can be disposed via local treatment system, in accordance with appropriate Local and Government Regulations. Large amounts should be swept up gently (to avoid dusting) and placed in a clean, dry container for disposal. Do not mix with other waste. CAUTION: Mixing bleach powder with other organic materials such as paper towels, clothing (particularly if it is damp) MUST be avoided. Precautions to be Taken in Handling and Storage: Keep in cool, dry, and well ventilated area. Avoid hot and humid environment. Avoid reducing agents such as waving lotions. Do not store bleach powder after it has been mixed with developer and lightener lotion; the container may rupture. Avoid exposure to, or contamination with, liquid or damp organic materials (e.g. paper towels, wood, clothing, etc.). If contaminated, spontaneous combustion may occur. Reseal plastic bag and canister top tightly to keep out moisture and other contaminants. Do not generate dust when transferring and handling bleach powders.
Disposal: From MSDS Products covered by this MSDS, in their original form, are considered non-hazardous waste according to RCRA. Additionally, disposal should be in accordance with all applicable Local, State and Federal regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS)000151-21-3>1%
Sodium metasilicate006834-92-0>1%
Silica, amorphous (Diatomaceous silica)007631-86-9>1%
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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