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Product Information
Product Name: Ortho Diazinon Granules
EPA Registration Code: 239-2375
Form: granules
Product Category: Pesticides » ants » Insecticide
Pesticides » fleas/ticks » Insecticide
Customer Service: 888-295-0671
Date Entered: 2001-06-26
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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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
IMMEDIATE CONCERNS:
- HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED, INHALED OR ABSORBED THROUGH THE SKIN
- AVOID BREATHING DUST
- AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES, SKIN OR CLOTHING
- MAY CAUSE SKIN SENSITIZATION WITH REPEATED CONTACT
- KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS
EYES: The eye irritation potential of this substance has not been determined. However, it is not expected to cause eye irritation due to the granular formulation of this product. If eye contact occurs, eye irritation may include; discomfort, redness, swelling and blurred vision.
SKIN: This substance is not expected to cause prolonged or significant skin irritation. This substance can cause allergic skin reactions in some individuals. The dermal toxicity of this substance has not been determined. However, it may be slightly toxic to internal organs if absorbed through the skin. The degree of injury will depend on the amount absorbed.
INGESTION: Ingestion may cause irritation of the digestive tract which may include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. If swallowed, this substance is considered practically non-toxic to internal organs.
INHALATION: The systemic toxicity of this substance has not been determined. However, it should be practically non-toxic to internal organs if inhaled. This substance may be irritating if inhaled.

COMMENTS HEALTH: Depending upon the extent and degree of overexposure to the product, signs and symptoms of cholinesterase inhibition can result following either ingestion, skin contact or inhalation routes of exposure. Signs and symptoms of cholinesterase inhibition can result from either acute (one time), subchronic (repeated short-term) and chronic (daily life-time) overexposure to the product.

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. In untreated severe poisoning, death is due to respiratory failure or cardiac arrest.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Signs and symptoms of cholinesterase inhibition can result from either acute (one time), subchronic (repeated short-term) and chronic (daily life-time) overexposure to the product.

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. In untreated severe poisoning, death is due to respiratory failure or cardiac arrest.
Carcinogenicity: The manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) does not state whether the ingredients are considered carcinogens or potential carcinogens.
First Aid: From MSDS
EYES: If in eyes, immediately flush with plenty of water. Call a physician immediately.
SKIN: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash skin thoroughly with soap and water. See a doctor if any signs or symptoms described in this document occur. Wash contaminated clothing.
INGESTION: If swallowed, drink 1 or 2 glasses of water and induce vomiting by touching the back of the throat with finger. If possible, contact a physician, Poison Control Center, or emergency center before inducing vomiting. Do not induce vomiting or give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Take person and product container to the nearest emergency treatment center.
INHALATION: If respiratory discomfort or irritation occurs, move the person to fresh air. See a doctor if discomfort or irritation continues.

NOTES TO PHYSICIAN: This material contains a cholinesterase inhibitor. Measurement of blood cholinesterase activity may be useful in monitoring exposure. If signs of cholinesterase inhibition appear, atropine sulfate is antidotal. 2-PAM (PROTOPAM) is also antidotal and may be used in conjunction with atropine but should not be used alone.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: In case of medical emergencies involving this product, call day or night, (800) 454-2333.
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: 2001-06-26
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
GENERAL PROCEDURES: Keep pesticide in original container. Do not put into food or drink containers. Avoid contamination of feed and foodstuffs. Store in a cool, dry place, preferably locked storage area.

ECOTOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION: This material is toxic to birds and other wildlife. This material is toxic to aquatic organisms and should be kept out of sewage and drainage systems and all bodies of water.
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.

EMPTY CONTAINER: Do not reuse empty container. Discard container in trash.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Diazinon000333-41-52
Magnesium carbonate000546-93-0
Inert ingredients (unspecified)999999-00-2~ 98.0
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