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Product Information
Product Name: Ortho Termite & Carpenter Ant Killer Concentrate
EPA Registration Code: 279-3218-2
Form: liquid
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » termites » Insecticide
Landscape/Yard » ants » Insecticide
Pesticides » ants » Insecticide
Pesticides » termites, carpenter ants/bees » Insecticide
Customer Service: 888-295-0671
Date Entered: 2003-01-01
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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: MAY CAUSE EYE AND SKIN IRRITATION
AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES, SKIN, OR CLOTHING
TOXIC TO FISH AND AQUATIC ORGANISMS - KEEP OUT OF DRAINS/WATER SOURCES
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS

EYES: This substance is slightly irritating to the eyes. Eye contact may include discomfort, tearing, redness, swelling, and blurred vision.
SKIN: This substance can cause skin irritation. Skin irritation may include discomfort, redness and swelling. If absorbed through the skin, this substance is considered practically non-toxic to internal organs.
INGESTION: Ingestion may cause irritation of the digestive tract. Digestive tract irritation may include nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. If swallowed, this substance is considered practically non-toxic to internal organs.
INHALATION: Overexposure to the spray mist may be irritating to the respiratory tract. If inhaled, this substance is considered practically non-toxic to internal organs.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
No information given.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
EPA classified bifenthrin - Group C carcinogen.
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: 1
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: 2001-05-10
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Store in original containers only. Protect from freezing. Store in a cool, dry place, preferably in a locked storage area and avoid excessive heat. Carefully open containers. After partial use, replace lid and close tightly. Do not put concentrate or dilute material into drink containers. Do not contaminate other pesticides, fertilizers, water, food or feed by storage or disposal. Keep out of reach of children and animals.
Disposal: From MSDS
If necessary to dispose of partially filled product container, securely wrap it in several layers of newspaper and discard in trash. Do not reuse container.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Bifenthrin082657-04-32.4
Inert ingredients (unspecified)999999-00-297.6
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