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Beeswax EHS

From Material Safety Data Sheet

Beeswax Chemical Name: wax
Inhalation: If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.
Ingestion: Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If large quantities of this material are swallowed, call a physician immediately. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband.
Skin Contact: Wash with soap and water. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Get medical attention if irritation develops.
Eye Contact: Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention if irritation occurs.
Chronic Exposure: No Data
Acute Effects: No Data
Aggravation of Pre-existing Conditions: No Data

What does this mean?

While unlikely to occur, you should be careful not to get beeswax in your eyes. Do not eat beeswax. Inhalation of beeswax is highly unlikely, but if droplets of beeswax are inhaled you should get away from the source and seek medical attention if breathing is difficult.

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