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Product Information
Product Name: Monsanto Harness Herbicide (agricultural)
EPA Registration Code: 524
Form: liquid
Product Category: Pesticides » grass, weed control/corn » 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:
Harness is an emulsifiable herbicide for weed control in Field Corn, Production Seed Corn, Silage Corn and Popcorn.
Hazards to Humans and Domestic Animals
Keep out of reach of children.
WARNING! AVISO!
Si usted no entiende la etiqueta, busque a alguien para que se la
explique a usted en detalle. (If you do not understand the label, find
someone to explain it to you in detail.)
CAUSES SUBSTANTIAL BUT TEMPORARY EYE AND SKIN IRRITATION.
HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED OR INHALED.
MAY CAUSE ALLERGIC SKIN REACTION.
Avoid contact with skin, eyes, or clothing.
Avoid breathing vapor or spray mist.
Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS

POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS

Likely Routes of Exposure: Inhalation and skin contact
Eye Contact: Causes eye irritation and pain but is temporary.
Skin Contact: Can cause skin irritation. This product may cause allergic skin reaction.
Inhalation: This product may be harmful if inhaled.
Ingestion: No more than slightly toxic based on toxicity. Significant adverse health effects are not expected to develop if only small amounts (less than a mouthful) are swallowed.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Prolonged or frequently repeated skin contact may cause allergic reactions in some individuals.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
None given
First Aid: From MSDS
If in Eyes: Immediate flush eyes with water for 15 minutes. Be sure to flush under eyelids. Get medical attention.
If on Skin: Immediately wash with soap and plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing. Get medical attention if symptoms occur. Wash clothing and clean shoes before reuse.
If Swallowed: Do not induce vomiting. NEVER GIVE ANYTHING BY MOUTH TO AN UNCONCIOUS PERSON. A physician or Poison Control Center should be contacted for advice.
If Inhaled: Remove individual to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration, preferably mouth-to-mouth. Get medical attention.

NOTE: For additional human emergency first aid or treatment guidance, call collect, 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: 1999-11-04
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Avoid contact with eyes or clothing. Prolonged or frequently repeated skin contact may cause allergic reactions in some individuals. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. Wash hands before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco or using the toilet. Remove clothing immediately if pesticide gets inside. Then wash thoroughly and put on clean clothing. Remove PPE immediately after handling this product. Wash the outside of gloves before removing. As soon as possible, wash thoroughly and change into clean clothing.

This product is toxic to fish and aquatic invertebrates.
Do not apply directly to water, 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. This chemical (acetochlor) demonstrates the properties and characteristics associated with chemicals detected in ground water. The use of this chemical in areas where soils are permeable, particularly where the ground water is shallow, may result in ground water contamination.

Acetochlor has properties that may result in surface water contamination via dissolved runoff and runoff erosion. Practices should be followed to minimize the potential for dissolved runoff and/or runoff erosion.
Disposal: From MSDS
This material when discarded is not a hazardous waste as that term is defined by the Resource, Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), 40 CFR 261. Dispose of by incineration or recycle in accordance with local, state and federal regulations.
Consult your attorney or appropriate regulatory officials for information on such disposal.

Wastes resulting from the use of these products 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.
Do not reuse container. Puncture and dispose of empty container in a sanitary landfill, or incinerate the container, or, if allowed by state and local authorities, burn the container. If burned, stay out of smoke.

Do not contaminate water, foodstuffs, feed or seed by storage or disposal.
This product should not be dumped, spilled, rinsed or washed into sewers or public waterways.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Acetochlor034256-82-176.1
Solvent naphtha, petroleum, heavy aromatic064742-94-510
Inert ingredients (unspecified)999999-00-213.9
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