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Product Information
Product Name: Ortho Max Fire Ant Killer Broadcast Granules
EPA Registration Code: 239-2681
Form: granules
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » fire ants » Insecticide
Pesticides » fire ants » Insecticide
Customer Service: 0
Date Verified: 2007-12-12
Date Entered: 2007-12-11
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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?) (Complete MSDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION EMERGENCY OVERVIEW IMMEDIATE CONCERNS:-CAUTION - - HARMFUL IF ABSORBED THROUGH SKIN - AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES, SKIN, OR CLOTHING - KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS EYES: Eye contact may cause temporary discomfort (tearing, redness, etc.) due to the granular nature of the product. SKIN: This substance is not expected to cause skin irritation. INGESTION: This substance is slightly toxic if swallowed.INHALATION: If inhaled, this substance is considered practically non-toxic. Breathing the dust may be irritating to the respiratory tract. ACUTE EFFECTS: Effects from overexposure result from absorption through the skin or may result from inhaling the dust. Contact with bifenthrin may occasionally produce skin sensations such as rashes, numbing, burning, or tingling. These skin sensations are reversible and usually subside within 12 hours.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS No information provided.
Carcinogenicity: IARC: No; NTP: No; OSHA: No, ACGIH, No. EPA classified bifenthrin - Group C carcinogen.
First Aid: EYES: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if 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: This product has low oral and dermal toxicity. It is non irritating to the eyes and skin. This product contains a granular material that may cause mechanical irritation to the eyes. Reversible skin sensations (paresthesia) may occur and ordinary skin salves have been found useful in reducing discomfort. Treatment is otherwise controlled by removal from exposure followed by symptomatic and supportive care. 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: 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 Verified Date: 2007-12-12
MSDS Date: 2004-11-16
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Store in cool dry place, preferably in a locked storage area and avoid excess heat. Keep pesticide in original container.
Disposal: Call local solid waste agency or 1-800-CLEANUP for disposal instructions. Never place unused product down any drain. Do not reuse this container. Place in trash or offer for recycling if available.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Bifenthrin082657-04-30.2
(Complete MSDS for this product)
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