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Product Information
Product Name: Roundup Tough Weed Formula
EPA Registration Code: 239-2636A
Form: liquid
Product Category: Pesticides » grass, weed control/general » Herbicide
Customer Service: 800-225-2883
Date Entered: 2001-06-07
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Monsanto Company
Roundup is marketed by Scotts Co.
Address: P.O. Box 5008
City: San Ramon
State: CA
Zip Code: 94583
Telephone Number: 937-644-0011
Toll Free Number: 800-225-2883
Date Info Verified: 2007-02-07
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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
POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS
EYES: Eye contact may include discomfort, tearing, swelling, redness, and blurred vision.
SKIN: This substance is not expected to cause prolonged or significant skin irritation. If absorbed through the skin, this substance is considered practically non-toxic to internal organs. This product is not expected to cause allergic skin reaction.
INGESTION: Ingestion may produce irritation of the digestive tract as demonstrated by signs and symptoms of mouth membrane irritation, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
INHALATION: Overexposure to spray mist may result in minor irritation of the upper respiratory tract.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
No human information provided.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
CARCINOGENICITY COMMENTS: Glyphosate: Not a carcinogen. Glyphosate did not produce tumors in any of the long-term toxicology studies. EPA has classified glyphosate in category ***E*** (Evidence of non-carcinogenicity for humans).
First Aid: From MSDS
EYES: If in eyes, immediately flush with plenty of water. Get medical attention if irritation persists.
SKIN: No first aid procedures are required. As a precaution, wash skin thoroughly with soap and water. Remove and wash contaminated clothing.
INGESTION: If swallowed, immediately telephone a poison control center, emergency treatment center or a physician for advice. DO NOT make person vomit unless directed to do so by medical personnel. If medical advice cannot be obtained, then immediately take person and product container, with label, to an emergency treatment center.
INHALATION: If respiratory discomfort or irritation occurs, move the person to fresh air. See a doctor if discomfort or irritation continues.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: In case of medical emergencies involving this product, call collect day or night, 1-314-694-4000.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 0
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: 1995-08-03
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
GENERAL PROCEDURES: Keep pesticide in original container. Store in a secure, preferably locked, storage area. Protect container from freezing.

ENVIRONMENTAL DATA: Do not apply directly to water. Do not contaminate water when disposing of equipment washwaters.
Disposal: From MSDS
The Solaris Group is committed to responsible environmental practices and recommends that all of the product be used up, carefully following all label directions and precautions.
If necessary to dispose of partially filled product container, then securely wrap it in several layers of newspaper and discard in trash.
EMPTY CONTAINER: Do not reuse container. Rinse thoroughly before discarding in trash.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Ethoxylated tallowamines000000-29-7
Sorbic acid000110-44-1
Glyphosate, isopropylamine salt038641-94-018
Inert ingredients (unspecified)999999-00-281.99
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