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Product Information
Product Name: Ortho Hornet & Wasp Killer 4
EPA Registration Code: 42697-42-2
Form: aerosol
Product Category: Inside the Home » hornets/wasps » Insecticide
Landscape/Yard » hornets/wasps » Insecticide
Pesticides » hornets/wasps » Insecticide
Customer Service: 888-295-0671
Date Entered: 2001-06-26
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Ortho Group, The
Marketed by Scotts Co.
Address: P.O. Box 190
City: Marysville
State: OH
Zip Code: 43040
Telephone Number: 888-295-0671
Toll Free Number: 888-295-0671
Date Info Verified: 2008-01-09
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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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
IMMEDIATE CONCERNS:
Causes moderate eye irritation.
Avoid contact with eyes, skin or clothing.
Harmful if inhaled. Avoid breathing vapor.
Contents under pressure.
Keep out of reach of children.

POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS
EYES: The eye irritation of this formulation has been determined on a similar ORTHO formulation. Eye contact may result in slight to moderate eye irritation, e.g. discomfort, redness, swelling and blurred vision.
SKIN: The skin irritation of this formulation has been determined on a similar ORTHO formulation. Skin contact may result in moderate skin irritation, e.g. discomfort, redness, swelling and possibly blistering, This product is considered to be practically non-toxic to internal organs if it gets on the skin.
INGESTION: This substance may be slightly toxic to internal organs if swallowed. The degree of injury will depend on the amount absorbed from the gut. This product contains a petroleum distillate. Petroleum distillates have a low viscosity and can be aspirated into the lungs either during swallowing or vomiting of the product.
INHALATION: The inhalation toxicity of this substance has been determined on a similar ORTHO product. However, it may be slightly toxic to internal organs if inhaled. The degree of injury will depend on the airborne concentration and duration of exposure. This substance may be irritating if inhaled. Respiratory tract irritation may include, but not be limited to, one or more of the following: nasal discharge, sore throat, coughing, bronchitis and difficulty in breathing.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
NEUROTOXICITY: Neurotoxicology investigations indicate that active ingredients in this product have not been associated with delayed neuropathy.
REPRODUCTIVE TOXIN: The active ingredients in this product have not been associated with adverse teratological (birth defects) or adverse reproductive effects.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
CARCINOGENICITY COMMENTS:
The active ingredients in this product are not considered to be carcinogens.
First Aid: From MSDS
EYES: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eyes. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.
SKIN: If on skin or clothing, take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15 to 20 minutes. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.
INGESTION: If swallowed, call a poison control center or doctor immediately for treatment advice. Have person sip glass of water if able to swallow. Do not induce vomiting unless told to by a poison control center or doctor. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
INHALATION: Move person to fresh air. If person is not breathing, call 911 or an ambulance, then give artificial respiration, preferably by mouth-to-mouth, if possible. Call a poison control center or doctor for further treatment advice.

NOTES TO PHYSICIAN: Ingestion of this product or subsequent vomiting can result in aspiration of light hydrocarbon liquid which can cause pneumonitis.
Health Rating: 1
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: 2001-06-26
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
GENERAL PROCEDURES: READ AND OBSERVE ALL PRECAUTIONS ON PRODUCT LABEL. Store in a cool, dry place (preferably locked) inaccessible to children and pets, ad away from heat, open flame or other sources of ignition.
STORAGE TEMPERATURE: Contents under pressure. Do not use or store near heat or open flame. Do not puncture or incinerate container. Exposure to temperatures above 130F may cause bursting. Incineration of container may cause explosion. DO NOT USE IN OR AROUND ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT DUE TO THE POSSIBILITY OF SHOCK HAZARD.

ECOTOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION: This material is highly toxic to fish. Keep out of any body of water. Do not contaminate water used for irrigation or domestic purposes. Do not contaminate water by cleaning of equipment or disposal of wastes.
Disposal: From MSDS
If necessary to dispose of partially filled product container, securely wrap it in several layers of newspaper and discard in trash.
GENERAL COMMENTS: This container may be recycled in the few but growing number of communities where (steel) aerosol can recycling is available. Before offering for recycling, empty the can by using the product according to the label. (DO NOT PUNCTURE) If recycling is not available, wrap the container and discard in the trash.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Tetramethrin007696-12-00.2
Sumithrin026002-80-20.2
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