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Product Name: Ortho Lawn Insect Killer Granules Ready To Use
EPA Registration Code: 279-3173-2
Form: granules
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » lawn care » Insecticide
Pesticides » home garden » Insecticide
Pesticides » lawn/turf » Insecticide
Customer Service: 888-295-0671
Date Entered: 2003-01-01
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Ortho Group, The
Marketed by Scotts Co.
Address: P.O. Box 190
City: Marysville
State: OH
Zip Code: 43040
Telephone Number: 888-295-0671
Toll Free Number: 888-295-0671
Date Info Verified: 2008-01-09
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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 (MSDS) prepared by the manufacturer. The National Library of Medicine does not test products nor does it evaluate information from the product label or the MSDS. (What is an MSDS?)
Health Effects
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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
IMMEDIATE CONCERNS: OVEREXPOSURE MAY OCCUR BY SKIN ABSORPTION OR BY INHALATION
-MAY CAUSE REVERSIBLE SKIN SENSATIONS SUCH AS NUMBING OR TINGLING
-MAY PRODUCE EYE AND SKIN IRRITATION; WASH SKIN AFTER PRODUCT CONTACT
-AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES, SKIN, OR CLOTHING
-KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS
EYES: Eye contact may cause temporary discomfort (tearing, redness, etc.) due to the granular nature of the product. SKIN: This substance is not expected to cause skin irritation.
INGESTION: This substance is slightly toxic to internal organs if swallowed. The degree of injury will depend on the amount absorbed from the gut. INHALATION: If inhaled, this substance is considered practically non-toxic to internal organs. Breathing the dust may be irritating to the respiratory tract.

ACUTE EFFECTS: Effects from overexposure result from absorption through the skin or may result from inhaling the dust. Overexposure to the product may cause diarrhea. Contact with bifenthrin may occasionally produce skin sensations such as rashes, numbing, burning, or tingling. These skin sensations are reversible and usually subside within 12 hours.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
No information given.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Not listed as a carcinogen by IARC, NTP and OSHA.
First Aid: From MSDS

EYES: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eyes. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.
SKIN: If on skin or clothing, take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15 to 20 minutes. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.
INGESTION: If swallowed, call a poison control center or doctor immediately for treatment advice. Have person sip glass of water if able to swallow. Do not induce vomiting unless told to by a poison control center or doctor. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
INHALATION: Move person to fresh air. If person is not breathing, call 911 or an ambulance, then give artificial respiration, preferably by mouth-to-mouth, if possible. Call a poison control center or doctor for further treatment advice.

NOTES TO PHYSICIAN: This product has low oral and dermal toxicity. It is non-irritating to the eyes and skin. This product contains a granular material that may cause mechanical irritation to the eyes. Reversible skin sensations (paresthesia) may occur and ordinary skin salves have been found useful in reducing discomfort. Treatment is otherwise controlled by removal from exposure followed by symptomatic and supportive care. This product is a pyrethroid. If large amounts have been ingested, milk, cream, and other digestible fats and oils may increase absorption and so should be avoided.
Health Rating: 0
Flammability Rating: 1
Reactivity Rating: 0
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2001-05-15
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Store in cool dry place, preferably in a locked storage area and avoid excess heat. Keep pesticide in original container.
Disposal: From MSDS
Do not reuse container. Wrap empty container in several layers of newspaper and discard in trash.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Bifenthrin082657-04-30.1
Inert ingredients (unspecified)999999-00-299.9
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