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Product Information
Product Name: Monsanto AquaMaster Herbicide
EPA Registration Code: 524-343
Form: viscous liquid
Product Category: Pesticides » grass, weed control/aquatic sites » Herbicide
Customer Service: 180-033-2311
Date Entered: 2004-01-15
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
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
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 (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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Warnings: Warning:
PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENTS
Hazards to Humans and Domestic Animals
Keep out of reach of children.
CAUTION!
Remove contaminated clothing and wash clothing before reuse.
Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS

Emergency overview

CAUTION!
Potential health effects
Likely routes of exposure: Skin contact, eye contact, inhalation
Eye contact, short term: Not expected to produce significant adverse effects when recommended use instructions are followed.
Skin contact, short term: Not expected to produce significant adverse effects when recommended use instructions are followed.
Inhalation, short term: Not expected to produce significant adverse effects when recommended use instructions are followed.

TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
This section is intended for use by toxicologists and other health professionals.
Data obtained on product and components are summarized below.
Acute inhalation toxicity
Rat, LC50, 4 hours, aerosol : > 1.3 mg/L
Slightly toxic.
FIFRA category III.
Skin sensitization
Guinea pig, 9-induction Buehler test:
Positive incidence: 0 %
Mutagenicity
Micronucleus test(s):
Not mutagenic.
Ames test(s):
Not mutagenic with and without metabolic activation.
Isopropylamine salt of glyphosate (62%)
Acute oral toxicity
Rat, LD50 (limit test): > 5,000 mg/kg body weight
Practically non-toxic.
FIFRA category IV.
No mortality.
Mouse, LD50 (limit test): > 5,000 mg/kg body weight
Practically non-toxic.
FIFRA category IV.
No mortality.
Acute dermal toxicity
Rabbit, LD50 (limit test): > 5,000 mg/kg body weight
Practically non-toxic.
FIFRA category IV.
No mortality.
Skin irritation
Rabbit, 6 animals, Draize test:
Days to heal: 3
Primary Irritation Index (PII): 0.0/8.0
Essentially non irritating.
FIFRA category IV.
Eye irritation
Rabbit, 6 animals , OECD 405 test:
Days to heal: 0
FIFRA category IV.
Acute inhalation toxicity
Rat, LC50, 4 hours, aerosol : > 4.24 mg/L
Practically non-toxic.
FIFRA category IV.
No mortality. Maximum attainable concentration.
Repeated dose toxicity
Dog, oral, 6 months:
LOAEL toxicity: > 300 mg/kg diet
Target organs/systems : None.
Other effects: decrease of body weight gain
N-(phosphonomethyl)glycine; {glyphosate}
Mutagenicity
In vitro and in vivo mutagenicity test(s):
Not mutagenic.
Repeated dose toxicity
Rabbit, dermal, 21 days:
NOAEL toxicity: > 5,000 mg/kg body weight/day
Target organs/systems : None.
Other effects: None.
Rat, oral, 3 months:
NOAEL toxicity: > 20,000 mg/kg diet
Target organs/systems : None.
Other effects: None.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
None given
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
-None known
First Aid: From MSDS
Eye contact: Immediately flush with plenty of water. If easy to do, remove contact lenses.
Skin contact: Take off contaminated clothing, wristwatch, jewelry. Wash affected skin with plenty of water. Wash clothes before re-use.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air.
Ingestion: Immediately offer water to drink. Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed by medical personnel. If symptoms occur, get medical attention.

Advice to doctors
This product is not an inhibitor of cholinesterase.
Antidote Treatment with atropine and oximes is not indicated.
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: 2001-01-30
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Good industrial practice in housekeeping and personal hygiene should be followed.
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
When using do not eat, drink or smoke.
Wash hands thoroughly after handling or contact.
Thoroughly clean equipment after use.
Do not contaminate drains, sewers and water ways when disposing of equipment rinse water.

Emptied containers retain vapor and product residue. Observe all labeled safeguards until container is cleaned, reconditioned or destroyed.
Disposal: From MSDS
Product Not classified as hazardous waste by the Resource, Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), 40 CFR 261.
Recycle if appropriate facilities/equipment available.
Burn in special, controlled high temperature incinerator.
Keep out of drains, sewers, ditches and water ways.
Follow all local/regional/national regulations.
Consult your attorney or appropriate regulatory officials for information on disposal.

Container
Triple rinse empty containers. Pour rinse water into spray tank. Store for collection by approved waste disposal service. Dispose of as non hazardous industrial waste.
Do NOT re-use containers.
Follow all local/regional/national regulations.

From label:
DISPOSAL: Wastes resulting from the use of this product
that cannot be used or chemically reprocessed should be
disposed of in a landfill approved for pesticide disposal or in
accordance with applicable Federal, state, or local procedures.
Emptied container retains vapor and product residue.
Observe all labeled safeguards until container is cleaned,
reconditioned, or destroyed.
FOR REFILLABLE PORTABLE CONTAINERS: Do not reuse
this container except for refill in accordance with a valid
Monsanto Repackaging or Toll Repackaging Agreement. If
not refilled or returned to the authorized repackaging facility,
triple rinse container, then puncture and dispose of in a
sanitary landfill, or by incineration, or, if allowed by state and
local authorities, by burning. If burned, stay out of smoke.
FOR METAL CONTAINERS (non-aerosol): Triple rinse (or
equivalent). Then offer for recycling or reconditioning, or
puncture and dispose of in a sanitary landfill, or by other
procedures approved by state and local authorities.
FOR BULK CONTAINERS: Triple rinse emptied bulk container.
Then offer for recycling or reconditioning, or dispose of in a
manner approved by state and local authorities.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Water007732-18-546.5
Glyphosate, isopropylamine salt038641-94-053.5
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