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Product Information
Product Name: Bonide Roach Powder
EPA Registration Code: 3095-20201-
Form: powder
Product Category: Pesticides » ants & roaches » Insecticide
Customer Service: 800-424-9300
Date Verified: 2008-01-02
Date Entered: 2004-01-06
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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
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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: Warning: KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN CAUTION Harmful if swallowed or inhaled. Causes eye irritation. Avoid breathing dust. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash clothing before reuse.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDSEMERGENCY OVERVIEW:WARNING! HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED OR INHALED. CAUSES IRRITATION TO SKIN, EYES AND RESPIRATORY TRACT. AFFECTS CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, LIVER AND KIDNEYS.
POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS:Inhalation: causes irritation to the mucous membranes of the respiratory tract. May be absorbed from the mucous membranes, and depending on the amount of exposure could result in the development of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, drowsiness, rash, headache, fall in body temperature, low blood pressure, renal injury, cyanosis, coma, and death. Ingestion: Symptoms parallel absorption via inhalation. Skin Contact: Causes skin irritation. Not significantly absorbed through the intact skin. Readily absorbed through damaged or burned skin. Symptoms of skin absorption parallel inhalation and ingestion.Eye Contact: Causes irritation, redness, and pain.
Aggravation of pre-existing conditions: Persons with pre-existing skin disorders or eye problems, or impaired liver, kidney or respiratory function may be more susceptible to the effects of the substance.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS Exposure: Prolonged absorption causes weight loss, vomiting, diarrhea, skin rash, convulsions and anemia. Liver and particularly the kidneys may be susceptible. Studies of dogs and rats have shown that infertility and damage to testes can result from acute or chronic ingestion of boric acid. Evidence of toxic effects on the human reproductive system is inadequate.
Carcinogenicity: None given
First Aid: Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Call a physician. Ingestion: Induce vomiting immediately as directed by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Skin Contact: Remove any contaminated clothing. Wash skin with soap or mild detergent and water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention if irritation develops or persists. Wash clothing before re-use.
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: 2001-04-04
Handling/Disposal
Handling: No information provided.
Disposal: Securely wrap original container in several layers of newspaper and discard in trash.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Boric acid010043-35-399
Inert ingredients (unspecified)999999-00-21
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