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Product Name: Monsanto Far-Go Herbicide (agricultural)
EPA Registration Code: 524-145
EP
Form: liquid
Product Category: Pesticides » weed control/wheat » Herbicide
Customer Service: 180-033-2311
Date Entered: 2004-01-16
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:
Hazards to Humans and Domestic Animals
Keep out of reach of children.
CAUTION!
CAUSES EYE IRRITATION.
MAY CAUSE RESPIRATORY TRACT IRRITATION.
HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED OR INHALED.
Prolonged or frequently repeated skin contact may cause allergic reactions in some individuals.
Avoid contact with eyes, skin or clothing.
Avoid breathing vapors or spray mist.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS

LIKELY ROUTES OF EXPOSURE: skin contact and inhalation
EYE CONTACT: May cause pain, redness and tearing based on toxicity studies. Direct contact or excessive exposure to the hydrocarbon solvent vapors may result in eye irritation.
SKIN CONTACT: No more than slightly toxic based on toxicity studies. Prolonged or repeated contact with the hydrocarbon solvents in this product may cause pain, redness and dry skin.
INGESTION: No more than slightly toxic based on toxicity studies. No significant adverse health effects are expected to develop if only small amounts (less than a mouthful) are swallowed. Coughing, choking and shortness of breath may occur
if material is accidentally drawn into the lungs during swallowing or vomiting. This product contains hydrocarbon solvents and an emulsifier which if swallowed, may result in stomach upset with nausea and vomiting, and central nervous system (CNS) depression including headache, dizziness, fatigue, and with more severe exposures, incoordination, and unconsciousness.
INHALATION: No more than slightly toxic if inhaled based on toxicity studies. Inhalation of the hydrocarbon solvent vapors may be irritating to the respiratory tract. Prolonged or excessive inhalation of the hydrocarbon solvent vapors in the product may result in CNS depression.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
EYE CONTACT: Direct contact or excessive exposure to the hydrocarbon solvent vapors may result in eye irritation.
SKIN CONTACT: Prolonged or repeated contact with the hydrocarbon solvents in this product may cause pain, redness and dry skin.
INHALATION: Prolonged or excessive inhalation of the hydrocarbon solvent vapors in the product may result in CNS depression.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
None given
First Aid: From MSDS :
IF IN EYES: Immediately flush with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention.
IF INHALED: Remove individual to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration, preferably mouth-to-mouth. Get medical attention.
IF SWALLOWED: Do NOT induce vomiting. Give large quantities of water. Get medical attention. NEVER GIVE ANYTHING BY MOUTH TO AN UNCONSCIOUS PERSON.

NOTE: For additional human emergency first aid or treatment guidance, call collect, anytime, day or night (314) 694-4000.
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: 1999-04-01
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Avoid contact with eyes, skin or clothing.
Avoid breathing vapors or spray mist.
User should wash hands before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco, or using the toilet.
Do not use, pour, spill or store near heat or flame.
Use only with adequate ventilation.
Do not apply directly to water, or to areas where surface water is present or to intertidal areas below the mean high water mark. Do not contaminate water when disposing of equipment washwaters.
Disposal: From MSDS
DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
This material when discarded is a hazardous waste as defined by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), 40 CFR 261.21, due to its characteristic of ignitability, EPA hazardous waste number D001. In addition, this material when discarded is also a hazardous waste as defined by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), 40 CFR 261.33, "as a discarded commercial chemical, off-specification species, container residue, or spill residue thereof", EPA hazardous waste number U389. Best Demonstrated Available Treatment (BDAT) as defined by RCRA is disposal by incineration.
Dispose of in accordance with local, state and federal regulations.

Wastes of this pesticide may cause eye and respiratory tract irritation and may be dangerous. Improper disposal of excess pesticide, spray mixtures, or rinsate is a violation of Federal law. If these wastes cannot be disposed of by use according to label instruction, contact your State Pesticide or Environmental Control Agency, or the Hazardous Waste representative at the nearest EPA Regional Office for guidance.

Emptied container retains vapor and product residue. Observe all labeled safeguards until container is cleaned, reconditioned or destroyed.
DO NOT CUT OR WELD ON OR NEAR THIS CONTAINER.
Do not reuse containers, except in accordance with Monsanto repackaging agreement. Return empty containers per the Monsanto container return program. If not returned, triple rinse emptied bulk containers then offer for recycling or reconditioning or dispose of in a manner approved by state and local authorities.

Dispose of containers as follows:
Plastic Jugs - Triple rinse container. 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.
Metal Drums/Cans - Triple rinse container. 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.

Product which has been contaminated or is not wanted and will be discarded is classified as hazardous under the Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and related state laws. Specific State and Federal requirements for handling and disposal will apply. State regulations may vary and State authorities should be consulted.

Soil, water and other debris contaminated with this product may have to be treated as hazardous under RCRA. State or Federal authorities should be contacted for appropriate handling and disposal methods.
Consult your attorney or appropriate regulatory officials for further information on such disposal.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene000095-63-6<18
Cumene000098-82-8<3
Xylene (mixed isomers)001330-20-7<8
Triallate002303-17-546.3
Trimethylbenzenes (mixed isomers)025551-13-7<18
Extracts, petroleum, heavy naphtha solvent064741-98-6<40-46
Solvent naphtha, petroleum, light aromatic064742-95-6<40-46
Emulsifier(s) (unspecified)999999-58-8<5
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