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Product Information
Product Name: TAT Roach Killer
EPA Registration Code: 506-125
Form: solid
Product Category: Pesticides » roaches » Insecticide
Customer Service: 800-338-2329
Date Entered: 1997-06-10
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Walco Linck Co.
Div., Spectrum Brands-United Industries
Address: 601 Rayovac Drive
City: Madison
State: WI
Zip Code: 53744
Telephone Number: 608-275-3340
Toll Free Number: 800-338-2329
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: Keep out of reach of children. Caution. PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENTS. HAZARDS TO HUMANS AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS. CAUTION: Harmful if swallowed. Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing. Wash thoroughly after handling. Place bait traps in areas inaccessible to children and domestic animals. Do not contaminate feed or food products or food preparation surfaces, dishes, kitchen utensils and food containers. STATEMENT OF PRACTICAL TREATMENT: If swallowed: Contact a physician or poison control center immediately. Skin or Clothing: remove contaminated clothing and wash skin with soap and warm water. Call a physician if irritation persists. Wash clothes prior to reuse. Eyes - flush eyes with plenty of water. Call a physician if irritation persists. NOTE TO PHYSICIANS: Atropine sulfate is antidotal and should be administered only if symptoms appear. ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: This product is toxic to fish, birds and wildlife. Do not apply directly to water. EPA Reg. # 506-125. EPA EST. # 506-NJ-1.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Inhalation: The systemic toxicity of this product has not been determined. However, it should be practically non-toxic to internal organs if inhaled.

Eye Contact: This product is not expected to cause prolonged or significant eye irritation.

Skin Contact: This product is not expected to cause prolonged or significant skin irritation. The systemic toxicity of this product has not been determined. However, it should be practically non-toxic to internal organs if it gets on the skin.

Ingestion: The systemic toxicity of this product has not been determined. However, it should be practically non-toxic to internal organs if swallowed.

Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Not given

This product contains a carbamate insecticide which inhibits the enzyme cholinesterase. Signs and symptoms which may be seen, usually within one to two hours following over exposure, may include (but may not be limited to) headache, constriction of the pupil of the eye, blurred vision, excessive salivation or nasal discharge, profuse sweating, abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Convulsions are rarely seen in carbamate poisoning.
Chronic Health Effects: The manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheet provides no information about health effects resulting from prolonged or frequent use of this product. (For discussion of potential long-term health effects, consult the individual chemical ingredients in this database.)
Carcinogenicity: The manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) does not state whether the ingredients are considered carcinogens or potential carcinogens.
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 1
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: 1995-10-01
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS
It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. Read entire label before using. Use strictly in accordance with label precautionary statements and directions. Keep product in its original container. Do not contaminate food or feed. Store in a secure, preferably locked, cool, dry storage area away from heat, open flame and direct sunlight.
Disposal: From MSDS
Partially filled containers may be disposed of by securely wrapping in several layers of newspaper and discarding in trash. Do not reuse any empty containers. Wrap securely in newspaper and discard in trash.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Propoxur000114-26-12
Inert ingredients (unspecified)999999-00-298
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