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Product Information
Product Name: Bonide Soil Acidifier
Form: granules
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » pH control » Soil Amendment
Landscape/Yard » pH control » Garden
Customer Service: 800-536-8231
Date Verified: 2008-01-02
Date Entered: 2003-01-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Bonide Products, Inc.
Address: 6301 Sutliff Road
City: Oriskany
State: NY
Zip Code: 13424
Telephone Number: 315-736-8231
Fax Number: 315-736-7582
Toll Free Number: 315-736-8231
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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Warnings: CAUTION: Flammable solid. Store away from heat, sparks or open flame. For use as a soil additive only. Store out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSUREEYE: Exposure to dust can cause eye irritation, characterized by burning, incrimination, blurred vision, keratitis, and losses of corneal epithelium.SKIN: Exposure to dust can cause skin irritation. Symptoms include reddening, itching, and inflammation.INHALATION: Sulfur dust is irritation to mucous membranes of respiratory tract. May cause coughing, sore throat, and shortness of breath.INGESTION: Large doses can cause gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Ingestion of greater than 15 grams may cause production of hydrogen sulfide from bacterial action in colon. Hydrogen sulfide thus produced can cause effects on central nervous system, including convulsions, changes in blood pressure and respiration, respiratory arrest, and possibly death.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS Skin sensitization has been observed in some people after repeated exposures to sulfur dust. Chronic inhalation may cause bronchopulmonary disease, which may be complicated by emphysema and bronchiectasis.
Carcinogenicity: No evidence for carcinogenicity of sulfur according to NTP, IARC, NIOSH, OSHA, or ACGIH. IARC has determined that there is limited evidence that crystalline silica is a carcinogen.
First Aid: EYES: Immediately flush eyes with large amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention. SKIN: Wash affected area with soap and water.INHALATION: Remove the victim to fresh air. Administer artificial respiration if breathing has stopped. Keep victim at rest. Call for prompt medical attention. INGESTION: Never give anything by mouth to anyone who is unconscious or convulsion. Give victim about 16 ounces of water. Induce vomiting if victim is responsive. This is most effective within 30 minutes of ingestion.
Health Rating: N
Flammability Rating: N
Reactivity Rating: N
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Verified Date: 2008-01-02
MSDS Date: 1999-08-31
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area, away from incompatible chemicals. Keep away from fire, sparks, and flame. Material is corrosive to ferrous and mild steel materials. All handling and storage equipment should be constructed of sta
Disposal: Proper land disposal.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Sulfur007704-34-990
Cristobalite014464-46-1
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