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Product Name: Ortho Brush-B-Gon Poison Ivy Killer
EPA Registration Code: 239-2587B P
Form: liquid
Product Category: Pesticides » poison ivy, oak control » Herbicide
Customer Service: 800-454-2333
Date Entered: 2004-01-30
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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Warnings: Warning:
Keep out of reach of children.

PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENTS
HAZARDS TO HUMANS & DOMESTIC ANIMALS
CAUTION: Harmful if swallowed. Avoid contact with eyes. Avoid breathing spray mist. Wash thoroughly after handling.

People and pets may enter treated area after spray has dried.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Emergency Overview
Immediate Concerns: CAUTION
-Avoid contact with eyes, skin, or clothing.
-Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling.
-Keep out of reach of children

Potential Health Effects
Eyes: The eye irritation potential of this substance has not been determined. However, based on data from similar materials, it may produce slight eye irritation, e.g., discomfort, redness, swelling and blurred vision.
Skin: Not expected to cause skin irritation.
Ingestion: Not expected to produce significant adverse effects.
Inhalation: No adverse effects are expected from inhalation of the product.

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
None given.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Carcinogenicity Comments
EPA has classed acephate in category C as a possible human carcinogen based on the liver tumor findings study.

Acephate has not demonstrated any evidence of carcinogenic potential in any other species.

Results of a mouse lifetime Triforine feeding study indicated that there was an increased incidence of liver and lung tumors.
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.

Comments: See product label for specific First Aid Measures. The above measures are the most conservative - Pesticide Registration (PR) Notice 2000-3 April 11, 2000 - and would apply in the event a product label is not immediately available.
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: 2002-05-29
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
General Procedures; Keep pesticide in original container. Do not put concentrate or diluted product into food or drink containers. Store in a secure, preferably locked, storage area. Protect container from freezing.

People and pets may enter treated area after spray has dried.
Disposal: From MSDS
Empty Container: Do not reuse container except to refill in accordance with the refill instructions listed in the label directions for use. Place in trash or offer for recycling if available. If partially filled, call local solid waste agency for disposal instructions. Do not place unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Triclopyr, triethylamine salt057213-69-10.7
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