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Product Information
Product Name: Home Defense Indoor & Outdoor Insect Killer
EPA Registration Code: 239-2490F
Form: pump spray
Product Category: Pesticides » ants & roaches » Insecticide
Pesticides » indoor/outdoor pests » Insecticide
Customer Service: 800-225-2883
Date Entered: 1997-06-10
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Solaris Group, The
Div.,Scotts
Address: P.O. Box 5008
City: San Ramon
State: CA
Zip Code: 94583
Toll Free Number: 888-295-0671
Date Info Verified: 2003-01-01
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: STORAGE: Flip down spout to close. NO NEED TO DISCONNECT TRIGGER SPRAYER. Close nozzle on trigger spray. Snap sprayer back in place. Store in original container in a secure cool dry place. Protect from freezing. CONTAINER DISPOSAL Do not reuse container. Wrap empty container in several layers of newspaper and discard in trash. PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENTS: HAZARDS TO HUMANS AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS. CAUTION: Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid breathing vapors or spray mist. Keep away from food, feedstuffs and domestic water supplies. Wash thoroughly after handling. FIRST AID: If Swallowed: Call a physician or Poison Control Center. Drink 1 or 2 glasses of water and induce vomiting by touching finger to back of the throat. Do not induce vomiting or give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If on Skin: Remove contaminated clothing and wash skin with plenty of soap and water. If in Eyes: Flush eyes with plenty of water. Note to Physicians: Emergency Information: 1-800-454-2333. Chlorpyrifos is a cholinesterase inhibitor, treat symptomatically. Atropine, only by injection is an antidote. 2-PAM is also antidotal and may be used in conjunction with atropine but should not be used alone. ENIVRONMENTAL HAZARDS: This product is toxic to fish, birds and wildlife. Do not apply directly to water. Do not apply where runoff is likely to occur. This product is highly toxic to bees exposed to direct treatment or residues on the plants. Protective Information may be obtained from your Cooperative Agricultural Extension Service. PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL HAZARDS: Do not store near heat or open flame. Do not apply spray on this product in conduits, motor housings, junction for switch boxes or other electrical equipment because of possible shock hazards. NOTICE: Buyer assumes all responsibility for safety and use not in accordance with directions. STATEMENT OF PRACTICAL TREATMENT: If inhaled: Remove victim to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration, preferably mouth-to-mouth. Get medical attention. ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: This product is toxic to fish and other aquatic organisms. Do not apply directly to water. Notice: Buyer assumes all responsibility for safety and use not in accordance with directions. (1 gallon plastic bottle with attachable spray nozzle) Bar Code: 0-71549-01983-9 Solaris TM Form 0-696-01 Product 6044 Medical Information 800-454-2333.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Inhalation: The systemic toxicity of this substance has not been determined. However, it should be practically non-toxic to internal organs if inhaled.

Eye Contact: This substance is not expected to cause prolonged or significant eye irritation.

Skin Contact: This substance is not expected to cause prolonged or significant skin irritation. If absorbed through the skin, this substance is considered practically non-toxic to internal organs.

Ingestion: The systemic toxicity of this substance has not been determined. However, it should be practically non-toxic to internal organs if swallowed.

Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: None listed.

Chlorpyrifos is a inhibitor of the cholinesterase enzyme, found in nervous tissue, red blood cells, and plasma.

Signs and symptoms of cholinesterase inhibition usually occur within 12 hours following overexposure. These effects may include, but may not be limited to, headache, dizziness, weakness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constriction of the pupil of the eye, blurred or dark vision, excessive salivation or nasal discharge, profuse sweating and abdominal cramps. Incontinence, unconsciousness, convulsions and breathing difficulties are indicative of severe poisoning. If untreated severe poisoning, death is due to respiratory failure or cardiac arrest.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
The health effects from chronic exposure are similar to those for acute overexposure (which see).
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Chlorpyrifos was not carcinogenic when tested in rats and mice in two-year feeding studies.
Health Rating: 0
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: 1995-07-26
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Keep pesticide in original container. For containers larger than 24 oz. place sprayer nozzle under handle on container so the sprayer is not below level of contents of container to prevent leakage. Store in a secure, preferably locked, storage area. protect container from freezing. Do not store below 32F.
Disposal: From MSDS
The Solaris Group is committed to responsible environmental practices and recommends that all of the product be used up, carefully following all label directions and precautions. If necessary to dispose of partially filled product container, then securely wrap it in several layers of newspaper and discard in trash. Do not reuse empty container. Rinse thoroughly before discarding in trash.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Chlorpyrifos002921-88-20.5
Aromatic petroleum distillates (unspecified)999999-64-298.73
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