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Product Information
Product Name: Miracle Gro Garden Weed Preventer and Plant Food 9-17-9
EPA Registration Code: 9198-149-623
Form: granules
Product Category: Pesticides » fertilizer w/weed control » Herbicide
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: May irritate eyes, nose, throat, and skin.

POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS
EYES: May cause eye irritation.
SKIN : May cause skin irritation.
INGESTION : Ingestion may result in sore throat, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
INHALATION : Dust may be irritating to the nose and respiratory tract, and may cause sore throat, coughing and shortness of breath.

ACUTE TOXICITY:
Signs and symptoms of overexposure might include headache, dizziness, fever, muscle aches, weakness, and other minor central nervous system effects.
MEDICAL CONDITIONS AGGRAVATED: Asthma and other pre-existing respiratory conditions; may increase the risk of angle-closure glaucoma.
ROUTES OF ENTRY: Ingestion, inhalation.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Asthma and other pre-existing respiratory conditions may be aggravated by exposure to this product; may increase the risk of angle-closure glaucoma.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
lARC: No
NTP: No
OSHA: No
GENERAL COMMENTS: Product may contain trace amounts of inorganic fluorides, which have been implicated as a reproductive hazard and a carcinogen.
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.
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: 2000-11-14
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
HANDLING:
See label. Avoid container breakage. Wash hands before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco or using toilet. Remove clothing immediately if product gets inside. Wash thoroughly and put on clean clothing. Keep out of lakes, streams, or ponds. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

STORAGE:
See label. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Avoid container breakage. Keep container closed and away from food, feedstuffs, and domestic water supplies. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area. Do not reuse container and do not contaminate water by disposing of equipment washwaters.

ECOTOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION: This pesticide is extremely toxic to freshwater marine and estuarine fish and aquatic invertebrates including shrimp and oyster. Do not apply directly to water. Do not apply in a manner which will directly expose canals, lakes, streams, ponds, marshes or estuaries to aerial drift. Do not contaminate water by disposing of equipment washwaters.
Disposal: From MSDS
DISPOSAL METHOD
Securely wrap original container in several layers of newspaper and discard in trash. Do not reuse bag.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Urea000057-13-6
Trifluralin001582-09-8
Potassium chloride007447-40-7
Ammonium phosphate, monobasic007722-76-1
Nuisance dust999999-60-8
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