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Product Information
Product Name: Osmocote Vegetable and Bedding Plant Food-11/14/2000
Form: granules
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » fertilizer, vegetables » Garden
Landscape/Yard » vegetables » Fertilizer
Customer Service: 0
Date Entered: 2005-01-14
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
EMERGENCY OVERVIEW
IMMEDIATE CONCERNS: Irritation of eyes, nose, or mouth.
POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS
EYES: May cause eye irritation.
SKIN: May cause skin irritation.
INGESTION: Product can cause severe gastrointestinal irritation, muscular weakness, and blue-tinged skin (cyanosis). Infants and children are especially at risk for cyanosis.
INHALATION: Inhalation of dust may irritate nose, throat, and lungs.
MEDICAL CONDITIONS AGGRAVATED: Ammonium nitrate allergies. Skin abrasions and sores.
ROUTES OF ENTRY: Ingestion, inhalation.
COMMENTS: 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. 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.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
No information provided.
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 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: 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: 2000-11-14
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
HANDLING:
See label. Wash hands with soap and water after handling product. Avoid container breakage. Avoid inhalation or contact with skin, eyes, or 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. Store in cool, dry area in closed container or package. Keep away from food or foodstuffs.
Disposal: From MSDS
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
Ammonium phosphate, monobasic007722-76-1
Potassium sulfate007778-80-5
Nuisance dust999999-60-8
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