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Product Information
Product Name: Scotts Turf Builder with Insect Control 28-4-6
EPA Registration Code: 538-258
Form: granules
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » lawns » Fertilizer
Landscape/Yard » insect control » Lawn Care
Customer Service: 888-270-3714
Date Entered: 2001-05-19
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Scotts Company
Address: 14111 Scottslawn Road
City: Marysville
State: OH
Zip Code: 43041
Telephone Number: 937-644-0011
Toll Free Number: 888-270-3714
Date Info Verified: 2014-05-06
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.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS

POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS
EYES: May cause eye irritation.
SKIN : May cause skin irritation.
INGESTION: Harmful if swallowed. Diazinon is a cholinesterase inhibitor. Ingestion of this product may result in signs and symptoms of overexposure, e.g. nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, weakness, headache, dizziness, tearing, excessive salivation and sweating, pin point pupils, blurred vision and breathing difficulties.
INHALATION: Harmful if inhaled.

ROUTES OF ENTRY: Ingestion, skin, inhalation, and eyes.

GENERAL COMMENTS: Eye contact with urea powder has caused reversible corneal opacity along with irritation, tearing, and blinking as a foreign body in the eye. Skin contact with powdered urea may cause only mild irritation while ingestion may cause nausea, vomiting, and possible excitement and convulsions. High concentrations of dusts may cause upper respiratory tract irritation with coughing, nasal discharge, sore throat sneezing and shortness of breath.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
No information on chronic effects given.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
IARC: No
NTP: No
OSHA: No
First Aid: From MSDS
EYES: If in eyes, 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. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.
SKIN: If on skin or clothing, take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.
INGESTION: If swallowed, 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 by the poison control center or doctor. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
INHALATION: 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. Call a poison control center or doctor for further treatment advice.

ANTIDOTES: Atropine sulfate. 2-PAM is also antidotal and may be administered, but only in conjunction with atropine.
NOTES TO PHYSICIAN: This product contains an organophosphate insecticide. If signs and/or symptoms of cholinesterase inhibition are present, atropine sulfate by injection is antidotal. 2-PAM is also antidotal and may be administered, but only in conjunction with atropine.
Health Rating: 3
Flammability Rating: 1
Reactivity Rating: 1
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2000-11-14
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
HANDLING:
See label. Wash hands with soap and water after handling product. Avoid bag breakage. Avoid inhalation or contact with skin, eyes, or clothing. Do not contaminate water when disposing of equipment wash waters. Do not contaminate feed or foodstuffs. Avoid contamination with oxidizing agents or strong alkali. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

STORAGE:
See label. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Avoid container breakage. Store in cool, dry area in closed container or package. Keep away from food or foodstuffs.

ECOTOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION: Keep out of lakes, streams, ponds, tidal marshes, and estuaries. Diazinon is considered to be highly toxic to birds, fish, and other wildlife. Run-off may be hazardous to aquatic organisms in neighboring areas.
Disposal: From MSDS
DISPOSAL METHOD
Securely wrap original container in several layers of newspaper and discard in trash. Do not reuse container.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Urea000057-13-6
Diazinon000333-41-5
Ammonium phosphate, monobasic007722-76-1
Potassium sulfate007778-80-5
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