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Product Information
Product Name: Miracle Gro Patio Plant Food 20-20-20
Form: granules
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » container plants » Fertilizer
Customer Service: 888-270-3714
Date Entered: 2003-01-01
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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
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
GENERAL COMMENTS: This product contains urea (CAS#57-13-6) and is affirmed as generally recognized as safe (GRAS) in accordance with U.S. FDA, 21 CFR, 184. Exposure can occur by eye or skin contact, ingestion, or inhalation of dusts or mists. Eye contact with an unspecified amount of urea powder has caused reversible corneal opacity along with irritation as a foreign body in the eye with tearing, and blinking. Skin contact with powdered urea is not expected to cause irritation. Dermal absorption is expected to be minimal (6-11%). Ingestion is expected to cause nausea, vomiting, and possible excitement and convulsions. These high exposure levels are not considered relevant to occupational or normal use exposure situations. The rat-oral LD50 for urea is 8471 mg/kg. All materials contained in this product are considered to have low toxicity by the expected routes of exposure.
COMMENTS: 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.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
No information provided.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
No ingredients Listed as a Carcinogen by IARC, NTP and OSHA.
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 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.
Health Rating: 1
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: 2000-12-29
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
Rinse all equipment after use. Collect all rinse water and apply to appropriate lawn/garden areas.
Wash hands with soap and water after handling product. Avoid container breakage. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, or clothing. Keep out of lakes, streams, or ponds. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Disposal: From MSDS
Dispose of in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Urea000057-13-6
Ammonium phosphate, monobasic007722-76-1
Potassium nitrate007757-79-1
Ammonium phosphate, dibasic007783-28-0
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