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Product Information
Product Name: Ortho Plant Care
EPA Registration Code: 239-2497D
Form: liquid
Product Category: Pesticides » houseplants » Insecticide
Customer Service: 888-295-0671
Date Entered: 2001-06-26
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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
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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:
- KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS
EYES: This substance is not expected to cause prolonged or significant eye irritation.
SKIN: This substance is not expected to cause prolonged or significant skin irritation. If absorbed through the skin, this substance is considered practically non-toxic to internal organs.
INGESTION: If swallowed, this substance is considered practically non-toxic to internal organs.
INHALATION: The systemic toxicity of this substance has not been determined. However, it should be practically non-toxic to internal organs if inhaled.

SENSITIZATION: This product contains trace quantities of methylisothiazolinone and methylchloroisothiazolinone as preservatives. At higher concentrations these preservatives have been shown to cause allergic skin reactions in susceptible individuals. These preservatives are also found in a number of widely used personal care products, such as shampoos and cosmetics.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
No information given.
Carcinogenicity: The manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) does not state whether the ingredients are considered carcinogens or potential 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.
Health Rating: 0
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: Keep pesticide in original container. Avoid contamination of feed and foodstuffs. Store in a secure cool, dry place.

ECOTOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION: This material is toxic to aquatic organisms and should be kept out of sewage and drainage systems and all bodies of water.
Disposal: From MSDS
If necessary to dispose of partially filled product container, securely wrap it in several layers of newspaper and discard in trash.
EMPTY CONTAINER: Do not reuse empty bottle. Wrap and put in trash.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Piperonyl butoxide000051-03-60.2
Pyrethrum008003-34-70.02
Inert ingredients (unspecified)999999-00-2~99.78
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