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Product Information
Product Name: Miracle Gro Indoor Plant Food Spikes 6-12-6
Form: solid
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » container plants » Fertilizer
Customer Service: 888-270-3714
Date Entered: 2001-05-30
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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: 2013-05-11
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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: High dust concentrations may cause mild upper
respiratory tract irritation with coughing and nasal discharge. Eye or skin contact may cause mild, transient irritation.

POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS
EYES: May cause slight, temporary irritation.
SKIN : May cause skin irritation.
INGESTION: May cause nausea, vomiting along with mild irritation to the mouth, throat, esophagus and stomach.
INHALATION: High dust concentrations may cause mild upper respiratory tract irritation with coughing and nasal discharge.
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 contro1 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 a poison control center or doctor. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
INHALATION : Move person to fresh air. Call a poison control center or doctor
for further treatment advice. If person is not breathing, call 911 or an ambulance, then give artificial respiration, preferably mouth-to-mouth. Call a poison control center or doctor for further treatment advice.

NOTES TO PHYSICIAN : There are limited data regarding this product.
Exposure to this product can occur by eye and skin contact, ingestion, or inhalation of dusts. Eye contact may cause slight, temporary irritation. Skin contact may cause mild irritation. Ingestion may cause nausea, vomiting along with mild irritation to the mouth, throat, esophagus and stomach. High dust concentrations may cause mild respiratory tract irritation with coughing and nasal discharge.
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 1
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: 2000-11-28
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Wash hands with soap and water after handling product. Fol1ow specific use
instructions supplied with product.

STORAGE:
Store in cool, dry area in closed container or package. Keep containers closed at all times. Do not reuse containers. Store away from incompatible materials. Use with proper personal protective equipment. Keep out of reach of children.

CONDITIONS TO AVOID: Excessive heat, contact w1th strong alkalis, fuels, other combustible materials, strong oxidizing agents (permanganate, dichromate, chlorine, etc.), strong acids (e.g. sulfuric acid), strong bases (e.g.. sodium hydroxide) reducing agents, methanamine, and many chlorine compounds ( e.g. sodium hypochlorite, sodium chlorate, pool chemicals, household bleach and other cleaning products). Active metals such as aluminum and magnesium.

ECOTOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION: Prevent large quantities from
contacting vegetation or waterways. Keep animals away from large spills. This
material is highly beneficial to plant life. There are no known adverse effects on aquatic life.
Disposal: From MSDS
DISPOSAL METHOD
Waste disposal must be in accordance with Federal, state, and local regulations. Be aware that the waste owner has responsibility for final disposal. Regulations may also apply to empty containers, liners or rinsate. Laws may
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Magnesium sulfate007487-88-9
Potassium sulfate007778-80-5
Urea-formaldehyde resin009011-05-6
Ferric sodium EDTA015708-41-5
Superphosphates, concentrated065996-95-4
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