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Product Name: Monsanto Lariat Herbicide (agricultural)
EPA Registration Code: 524-329
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:
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.)
HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED.
CAUSES EYE AND SKIN IRRITATION.
MAY CAUSE RESPIRATORY TRACT IRRITATION.
MAY CAUSE ALLERGIC SKIN REACTION.
Do not get in eyes, on skin or on clothing.
Avoid breathing vapor or spray mist.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS

Potential Adverse Health Effects:
Likely Routes of Exposure: Inhalation and skin contact.

Eye Contact: Contact with LARIAT® Flowable herbicide has been reported to cause eye pain, redness and tearing based on human experience.
Skin Contact: LARIAT® Flowable herbicide may cause pain, redness and dry skin based on toxicity studies. Repeated contact with this material may cause allergic skin reaction in susceptible individuals. Monochlorobenzene may act on the skin and mucous membranes as a defatting agent to produce drying and redness.
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 monochlorobenzene which, if swallowed may result in central nervous system depression, headache, dizziness, fatigue, and with more severe exposures, incoordination, and unconsciousness.
Inhalation: Inhalation of LARIAT® Flowable herbicide may be irritating to the respiratory tract. Prolonged or excessive inhalation of the hydrocarbons in the product may result in central nervous system depression.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Repeated contact with this material may cause allergic skin reaction in susceptible individuals. Monochlorobenzene may act on the skin and mucous membranes as a defatting agent to produce drying and redness.

Prolonged or excessive inhalation of the hydrocarbons in the product may result in central nervous system 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 on Skin: Immediately flush with plenty of water while removing contaminated clothing. Sensitized persons should avoid further contact and reuse of contaminated clothing. Get medical attention.
If Swallowed: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. Give large quantities of water to drink. Get medical attention. NEVER GIVE ANYTHING BY MOUTH TO AN UNCONSCIOUS PERSON.

NOTE TO PHYSICIAN: Vomiting may cause aspiration pneumonia. Probable mucosal damage may contraindicate the use of gastric lavage.

If Inhaled: Remove individual to fresh air. Get medical attention if breathing difficulty develops.
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: 1995-02-01
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS

Disposal: From MSDS
Wastes of this pesticide may cause eye and skin 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 according to label use instructions, 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.
Dispose of containers as follows:
Plastic Jugs: Do not reuse container. 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.
Bulk Containers: Triple rinse emptied bulk containers. Then offer for recycling or reconditioning or dispose of in a manner 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 unless quantities are small and exemptions 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 depending on quantity and whether or not the waste meets the ignitability criteria (flash point less than 140 degrees F) for hazardous waste.
State or Federal authorities should be contacted for appropriate handling and disposal methods.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Emulsifier H000000-42-2<10
Ethylene glycol000107-21-1<3
Chlorobenzene000108-90-7<20
Atrazine001912-24-915.5
Alachlor015972-60-827.2
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