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Product Name: Real Kill Diazinon Soil/Turf Insect Control
EPA Registration Code: 8845-95-478
Form: granules
Product Category: Pesticides » home garden » Insecticide
Pesticides » lawn/turf » Insecticide
Customer Service: 800-897-8524
Date Entered: 1997-06-10
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Realex Corp.
Div., Spectrum Brands
Address: 601 Rayovac Drive
City: Madison
State: WI
Zip Code: 53744
Telephone Number: 608-275-3340
Toll Free Number: 800-566-7899
Date Info Verified: 2013-05-11
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: Keep out of reach of children. Soil and turf insect control. STORAGE AND DISPOSAL STORAGE: Store in original container in a cool, dry well-ventilated area. Store product in an area inaccessible to children and domestic animals. Do not store near fertilizer, herbicides, other insecticides, seeds, foods or feed. PESTICIDE DISPOSAL. Securely wrap original container in several layers of newspaper and discard in trash. CONTAINER DISPOSAL. Do not reuse empty bag. Discard bag in trash. PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENT: HAZARD TO HUMANS AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS. CAUTION: Harmful if swallowed or absorbed through skin. Causes moderate eye injury. Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating or smoking. Do not store near feed or food products. Food utensils such as spoons and measuring cups must not be used for food purposes after use in measuring pesticide. Do not contaminate ornamental fish ponds. Do not allow people or pets on treated areas until granules have been watered into the soil and the grass or soil is dry. STATEMENT OF PRACTICAL TREATMENT: Swallowed: Contact a physician immediately. Drink 1 or 2 glasses of water and induce vomiting by touching the back of the throat with finger. Repeat until vomited fluid is clear. Do not induce vomiting or give artificial respiration by mouth to person who is unconscious or convulsing. Inhaled: Remove victim to fresh air and apply artificial respiration, if indicated. Skin: Wash promptly with soap and water. Rinse thoroughly. Get medical attention. Eyes: rinse eyes with plenty of water and contact a physician immediately.
NOTE TO PHYSICIANS: This product is an organophosphate insecticide. If symptoms of cholinesterase inhibitors are present, atropine sulfate (by injection) is antidotal. 2-PAM is also antidotal and may be administered only in conjunction with atropine.
ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: This product is highly toxic to birds, fish and other wildlife. Birds, especially waterfowl (ducks or geese), feeding or drinking on treated areas may be killed. Because of the migrating habits of certain Atlantic Coast waterfowl, do not apply this product to lawns in Nassau County NY between Nov. 1 and May 20. Do not exceed maximum permitted label rates. Application rates above dose recommended significantly increase potential hazards to birds. Avoid overlapping granules. Granules that are spilled or are visible on soil surface should be covered with soil or thoroughly mixed into the soil. For lawns, follow all watering instructions in the direct use, however, stop watering if puddling occurs. For lawns, do not apply this product to sites occupied by waterfowl or within 75 feet of any body of water which may attract waterfowl, such as ponds or lakes. Keep out of lakes, streams, ponds, tidal marshes and estuaries. Do not apply directly to water. Runoff may be hazardous to fish and other aquatic organisms in neighboring areas. Shrimp and crab may be killed at application rates recommended on the label. Do not apply where fish, shrimp, crab and other aquatic life are important resources. Do not contaminate water with cleaning equipment or disposal of equipment wash waters. NOTICE: Buyer assumes all responsibility for use not in accordance with directions. If these terms are not acceptable, return at once, unopened. 800-897-8524
EPA Reg. #8845-95-478
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Inhalation: Not listed

Eye Contact: Causes moderate eye injury.

Skin Contact: Harmful if absorbed through skin.

Ingestion: Harmful if swallowed.

Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: May cause contact sensitization following repeated contact with skin of susceptible individuals.
Chronic Health Effects: The manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheet provides no information about health effects resulting from prolonged or frequent use of this product. (For discussion of potential long-term health effects, consult the individual chemical ingredients in this database.)
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
The ingredients in this product are not identified as carcinogens or potential carcinogens by NTP, IARC and OSHA.
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: 1996-09-27
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Use standard warehouse conditions. Read and follow label directions. They are your best guide to using this product effectively, and give necessary safety precautions to protect your health.
Disposal: From MSDS
Give to qualified waste disposal service.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Diazinon000333-41-55
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