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Product Information
Product Name: Osmocote Vegetable and Bedding Plant Food
Form: granules
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » vegetables » Fertilizer
Landscape/Yard » fertilizer, vegetables » Garden
Customer Service: 888-270-3714
Date Entered: 2001-06-02
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 and pets. Harmful if swallowed. Do not ingest. Store under dry conditions
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Summary of Risks:
Ammonium nitrate is an allergen. Prolonged or repeated direct contact with fertilizer may irritate eyes and skin. Inhalation of dust may irritate nose, throat, and lungs. Prolonged exposure may cause weakness, depression, headache, mental impairment, anemia, methemoglobinemia, and kidney injury. Excessive inhalation of dust may cause irritation and coughing.
Ingestion of product can cause severe gastrointestinal irritation, muscular weakness, and blue-tinged skin (cyanosis). Infants and children are especially at risk for cyanosis. Ingestion of large amounts may result in death.

Medical conditions which may be aggravated by contact: Ammonium nitrate allergies. Skin abrasions and sores.

Target Organs: Skin, eyes, respiratory tract, and gastrointestinal tract.
Primary Entry Route(s): Ingestion, inhalation.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Effect(s): Not known.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Ingredients Listed as a Carcinogen: None
IARC Monographs: No
NTP: No
OSHA: No
First Aid: From MSDS
Eyes: If in eyes, flush with water for 15 minutes holding eyelids open. Get medical attention if irritation persists.
Ingestion: Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious or convulsing person. Have conscious person drink 1 to 2 glasses of water, then induce repeated vomiting until vomit is clear. Call physician.
Skin: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. Treat symptomatically.
Health Rating: 2
Flammability Rating: 0
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: 1995-10-23
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Precautions to be taken in handling and storage
Store in a cool, dry area away from incompatible materials and heat sources. Store away from feed and foodstuffs, as well as household cleaning products. Wash hands with soap and water after handling product. Keep out of reach of children.
Disposal: From MSDS
Waste Management/Disposal
Apply as fertilizer to field. If product is contaminated, dispose of in an approved landfill disposal facility, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Calcium phosphate hydroxide001306-06-5
Ammonium nitrate006484-52-2
Potassium sulfate007778-80-5
Ammonium phosphate, dibasic007783-28-0
Calcium fluoride007789-75-5
Soybean oil008001-22-7
Linseed oil008001-26-1
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