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Product Information
Product Name: Spectracide Ant Shield Home Barrier Insect Killer Hose Spray
Form: liquid
Product Category: Inside the Home » ants » Insecticide
Landscape/Yard » ants » Insecticide
Pesticides » ants » Insecticide
Customer Service: 0
Date Entered: 2005-01-14
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
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 Humans and Domestic Animals. CAUTION: May be harmful if swallowed or absorbed through skin. Avoid breathing spray mist. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling.

This pesticide is extremely toxic to fish. Do not apply directly to water. Drifts and runoff from treated areas may be hazardous to aquatic organisms in treated areas. 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 while bees are actively visiting the treatment area.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Health Hazard Data
Ingestion (Swallowing): May be harmful if swallowed.
Skin Contact: May be harmful if absorbed through skin.
Eye Contact: Avoid contact with eyes.
Inhalation Toxicity: Avoid breathing spray mist.

Special Notes: Call a Poison Control Center or doctor for additional
treatment advice.

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 (Swallowing): Call a Poison Control Center or doctor immediately for treatment advice. Have person sip a glass of water if able to swallow. Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so by a Poison Control Center or doctor. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Skin Contact: Take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes.
Eye Contact: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye.
Inhalation Toxicity: Move person to fresh air. If person is not breathing, call 911 or an ambulance, then give artificial respiration, preferably mouth-to-mouth if possible.
Special Notes: Call a Poison Control Center or doctor for additional
treatment advice.
Health Rating: 2
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: 2002-10-22
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Store in a cool dry area away from heat or open flame.
Disposal: From MSDS
Give to a qualified waste disposal service. If partially filled, call your local solid waste agency or 1-800-CLEANUP for disposal instructions. Never place unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Permethrin052645-53-12.5
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