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PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENT: HAZARD TO HUMANS AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS. CAUTION: Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Contact with skin may result in temporary numbing and tingling sensations. Wash thoroughly with soap after handling. ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: This product is extremely toxic to fish and other aquatic organisms. Do not apply directly to water. Do not contaminate water by disposing of wastes and cleaning of equipment. Bar Code: 0-95251-00006-0 EPA Reg. # 56783-1 EPA Est.# 5693-MA-1 Patent No: 4,662,104
Acute Health Effects:
Inhalation: Not applicable. Eye Contact: Non-irritating. Skin Contact: Moderately irritating. Ingestion: None listed Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: None listed
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.)
The manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) does not state whether the ingredients are considered carcinogens or potential carcinogens.
0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Contact with skin may result in temporary numbing and tingling sensations. Wash thoroughly with soap after handling.
This product is extremely toxic to fish and other aquatic organisms. Do not apply directly to water, or to areas where surface water is present or to intertidal areas below the mean high water mark. Do not contaminate water by disposal of wastes or equipment washwaters.
Pick up the cotton balls, replace in tube. Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage or disposal. If disposal is required, wrap tube in newspaper and put in trash collection.