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Product Information
Product Name: Weed B Gon Lawn Weed Killer 2
EPA Registration Code: 2217-570-2
Form: liquid
Product Category: Pesticides » weed control/turf » Herbicide
Customer Service: 800-225-2883
Date Entered: 2001-06-26
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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
- AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES, SKIN OR CLOTHING
- KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS
EYES: The undiluted product is moderately irritating to the eyes. Eye contact may include discomfort, tearing, swelling, redness, and blurred vision.
SKIN: The undiluted product is considered a slight skin irritant. Skin irritation may include discoloration, itching and swelling. This substance is slightly toxic to internal organs if absorbed through the skin. The degree of injury will depend on the amount absorbed.
INGESTION: This substance is slightly toxic to internal organs if swallowed. The degree of injury will depend on the amount absorbed from the gut.
INHALATION: The systemic toxicity of this substance has not been determined. However, results of a rat 4 hour aerosol inhalation study on a similar formulation, indicated a slight degree of toxicity.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
No evidence of chronic effects in humans.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
No evidence for carcinogenic effects.
First Aid: From MSDS
EYES: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water. If irritation persists, see a doctor.
SKIN: Thoroughly wash hands and exposed skin with soap and water. If irritation develops, get medical attention. Remove contaminated clothes and launder separately. If clothing is saturated, remove as soon as possible and shower.
INGESTION: If swallowed, immediately telephone a poison control center, emergency treatment center or a physician for advice. DO NOT make person vomit unless directed to do so by medical personnel. If medical advice cannot be obtained, then immediately take person and product container, with label, to an emergency treatment center.
INHALATION: If respiratory discomfort or irritation occurs, move the person to fresh air. See a doctor if discomfort or irritation continues.

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 concentrate or dilute into food or drink containers. Store in a secure, preferably locked, storage area. Protect container from freezing.

ECOTOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION: This product is toxic to aquatic invertebrates. Drift or runoff may adversely affect aquatic invertebrates and non-target plants. Do not apply directly to water, or areas where surface water is present or to intertidal areas below the mean high water mark. Do not contaminate water when disposing of equipment washwaters. Do not apply when weather conditions favor drift from target area. When cleaning equipment, do not pour the washwater on the ground, spray or drain over a large area away from wells and other sources. Most cases of groundwater contamination involving phenoxy herbicides such as 2,4-D and MCPP have been associated with mixing/loading and disposal sites. Caution should be exercised when handling 2,4-D and MCPP pesticides at such sites to prevent contamination of groundwater supplies. Use of closed systems for mixing or transferring this pesticide will reduce the probability of spills. Placement of the mixing/loading equipment on an impervious pad to contain spills will help prevent groundwater contamination.
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 container. Rinse thoroughly before discarding in trash.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D)000094-75-73.05
Dimethylamine000124-40-3
DMA salt of Dicamba (3,6-dichloro-o-anisic acid)002300-66-51.3
DMA salt of 2,4-DP (2-(2-methyl-4-chlorophenoxy) propanoic acid)053404-32-310 .6
Inert ingredients (unspecified)999999-00-2~ 85.05
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