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Product Information
Product Name: Ortho Weed B Gon Crabgrass Killer for Lawns (Concentrate)
EPA Registration Code: 239-2510B
Form: liquid
Product Category: Pesticides » crabgrass control » Herbicide
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:
AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES, SKIN OR CLOTHING
AVOID BREATHING SPRAY MIST
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS
EYES: This substance may cause moderate irritation to the eyes. Eye contact may include discomfort, tearing, swelling, redness, and blurred vision.
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: Ingestion may cause irritation of the digestive tract which may include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. If swallowed, this substance is considered practically non-toxic to internal organs.
INHALATION: Results of a rat 4 hour acute aerosol inhalation study indicated slight toxicity.
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: 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: Keep pesticide in original container. Do not put concentrate or dilute into food or drink containers. Store in a secure, preferably locked, storage area. Do not store diluted spray.

ECOTOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION: This material may be toxic to aquatic organisms and should be kept out of sewage and drainage systems and all bodies of water.
Disposal: From MSDS
Securely wrap partially filled or empty container in several layers of newspaper and discard in trash. Never pour product down any drain.
EMPTY CONTAINER: Do not reuse empty bottle. Wrap and put in trash.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Calcium acid methanearsonate005902-95-48.4
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