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Product Name: Spectracide Malathion Insect Spray Concentrate
Form: liquid
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » fruit trees » Insecticide
Landscape/Yard » mealybugs, whiteflies » Insecticide
Landscape/Yard » scale control » Insecticide
Pesticides » home garden » Insecticide
Pesticides » ornamentals » Insecticide
Pesticides » trees, flowering » Insecticide
Pesticides » trees, fruit » Insecticide
Pesticides » trees, nut » Insecticide
Pesticides » trees, shade » Insecticide
Customer Service: 0
Date Verified: 2007-12-12
Date Entered: 2005-01-14
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Spectrum Brands
Div., United Industries
Address: 601 Rayovac Drive
City: Madison
State: WI
Zip Code: 53744
Telephone Number: 608-275-3340
Toll Free Number: 800-332-5553
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.
PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENTS --Hazards to Hazards to Humans and Domestic Animals
Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid breathing spray mist.
Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing. Causes eye irritation. Wash skin thoroughly after handling. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Do not contaminate food and feed products. Keep children and domestic animals off treated areas until spray has thoroughly dried.

This pesticide is toxic to fish, aquatic invertebrates and aquatic life stages of
amphibians. Do not apply directly to water. Drift and runoff may be hazardous to aquatic organisms in areas near the application site. Do not contaminate water when disposing of equipment washwaters. This product is highly toxic to bees exposed to direct treatment on blooming crops or weeds. Do not apply this product or allow it to drift to blooming crops or weeds if bees are visiting the treatment area.
Physical or Chemical Hazards --Do not use or store near heat or open flame.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Health Hazard Data
Ingestion: Harmful if swallowed.
Skin Contact: Harmful if absorbed through skin.
Eye Contact: Causes eye irritation.
Inhalation Toxicity: Harmful if inhaled.

Health Conditions Aggravated by Exposure: None known
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
No information provided.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
No ingredients listed as carcinogens or potential carcinogens by NTP, OSHA or IARC.
First Aid: From MSDS
Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Get medical attention.
Skin Contact: Flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
Eye Contact: Flush eyes with plenty of water for 15 minutes. Call a physician.
Inhalation Toxicity: Remove victim to fresh air.

Note to Physician: This product contains a cholinesterase inhibitor. Atropine is antidotal. 2-PAM may also be given in conjunction with atropine.
Health Rating: 2
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 Verified Date: 2007-12-12
MSDS Date: 2001-08-27
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Keep in original container. Store in cool, dry, place, preferably in a locked storage area inaccessible to children. Do not store diluted spray. Do not store near heat or flame.
Disposal: From MSDS
Do not reuse empty container. Securely wrap original container in several layers of newspaper and discard in trash.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Malathion000121-75-550
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