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Contact with eyes may cause slight irritation. Contact with skin may result in transient tingling and reddening. Harmful if inhaled. Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects:
From MSDS POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS: Primary Route(s) of Entry: Inhalation, eye and skin contact.EYES: May cause slight irritation. SKIN: Contact with product may result in transient tingling and reddening of the skin. INHALATION: Harmful if inhaled. SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS: Acute overexposure may result in respiratory irritation and transient paresthesia. HAZARDS OVERVIEW: Harmful if inhaled. Contact with product may result in transient tingling and reddening of the skin. * This pesticide is extremely toxic fish and aquatic invertebrates. * This pesticide is highly toxic to bees exposed to direct treatment.
Chronic Health Effects:
From MSDS Chronic overexposure produced pale kidneys and discoloration of the lungs in rats.
The manufacturers Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) does not state whether the ingredients are considered carcinogens or potential carcinogens.
EYES: Flush eyes with plenty of water. Call a physician if irritation persists. INHALATION: Remove victim to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration, preferably mouth-to-mouth. Get medical attention. SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. Get medical attention if irritation persists. Cold cream or a moisturizing cream has been successful in diminishing the sensations associated with localized paresthesia.
0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Verified Date:
Wear safety glasses, gloves, long-sleeved shirt and long-legged pants or coveralls to avoid exposure to eyes and skin. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
Storage Precautions: Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage. Avoid extremes in temperature. Store in original container in a secured dry storage area. Prevent cross-contamination with other pesticides and fertilizers.
This pesticide is extremely toxic to fish and aquatic invertebrates. Do not apply directly to water, to areas where surface water is present or to intertidal areas below the mean high water mark. Use with care when applying in areas adjacent to any body of water. Do not contaminate water when disposing of equipment washwater.