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Product Information
Product Name: Adams Flea & Tick Dust II-Old Product
Form: powder
Product Category: Pet Care » flea & tick control » Small Animals
Customer Service: 800-720-0032
Date Verified: 2007-12-12
Date Entered: 2003-09-16
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Farnam Companies, Inc.
Div. Central Life Sciences
Address: 301 West Osborn Road
City: Phoenix
State: AZ
Zip Code: 85013
Telephone Number: 602-285-1660
Fax Number: 602-285-1803
Toll Free Number: 800-234-2269
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: Keep out of reach of children. Read entire label before each use. Use only on dogs, cats, puppies and kittens. Precautionary Statements Hazards to Humans and Domestic Animals Human: Harmful if swallowed or absorbed through skin. Avoid contact with eyes, skin or clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. Animals: Avoid contaminating animal's food or water. Avoid treatment of nursing animals. Do not treat puppies or kittens under 12 weeks of age. Sensitivities may occur after using any pesticide product for pets. If signs of sensitivity occur, bathe your pet with mild soap and rinse with large amounts of water. If signs continue, consult a veterinarian immediately. This product contains cholinesterase. Do not use this product on animals simultaneously or within 30 days before or after treatment with or exposure to cholinesterase-inhibiting drugs, pesticides or chemicals. However, flea and tick collars may be immediately replaced. User Safety Requirements: Wear long-sleeved shirt, long pants, shoes plus socks and household latex or rubber gloves when applying this product. Change clothing as soon as possible after use. Wash the outside of gloves before removing. As with any pesticide product, wash hands thoroughly immediately after handling and before eating, smoking or using the toilet. Note to Physician/Veterinarian: Carbaryl is a cholinesterase inhibitor. Atropine by injection is antidotal. Consult a veterinarian before using this product on debilitated, aged, nursing animals or animals on medication. Do not use on pregnant animals. Do not use on animals under 12 weeks of age. Do not repeat treatment for one week. This product should not be applied by children. Store in a cool, dry area. Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage or disposal. Keep cap tightly closed when not in use to avoid moisture absorption. Do not transfer contents to other containers. Do not reuse empty container. Wrap container in newspaper and put in trash.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:ROUTE(S) OF ENTRY: Inhalation? Yes , Skin? Yes , Eyes? Yes , Ingestion? Yes POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS: This mixture contains material which produced adverse reproductive or developmental effects in animals at high levels. SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF EXPOSURE SKIN CONTACT: Irritations not expected after direct contact, based on studies in animals. However, skin contact should be avoided. EYE CONTACT: Irritation is not expected after direct contact, based on studies in animals. However, eye contact should be avoided. INHALATION: Dust is not expected to be toxic, based on studies in animals. This material contains small amounts of crystalline silica. Avoid repeated dust inhalation.INGESTION: Toxicity following ingestion is not expected, based on animal studies. However ingestion should be avoided.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:No information provided.
Carcinogenicity: This mixture may contain small amounts of crystalline silica which is listed as a carcinogen by IARC. No other components are listed as carcinogens by IARC, NTP or OSHA.
First Aid: SKIN CONTACT: Remove contaminated clothing and wash exposed area with soap and water. Obtain medical assistance if irritation or unusual symptoms occur. EYE CONTACT: Wash eyes with water for at least 15 minutes then obtain immediate medical assistance.INHALATION: Move exposed person to fresh air. Refer to a physician if subject experiences difficulty breathing. If breathing has stopped, perform artificial respiration and seek immediate medical assistance. INGESTION: Call a physician or Poison Control Center. Drink 1 or 2 glasses of water and induce vomiting by touching back of throat with finger. If person is unconscious, do not give anything by mouth and do not induce vomiting. NOTE TO PHYSICIAN OR USER: This material contains pyrethrin and carbamate insecticides. In cases of over exposure, consult a poison control center for additional information concerning pyrethrin and carbamate poisoning and treatment. ANTIDOTES: NONE NOTE TO PHYSICIAN MEDICAL CONDITIONS GENERALLY AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE This mixture contains material which may produce toxicity in developing offspring, based on animal studies. Over exposure during pregnancy may have an adverse effect on developing offspring.
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: 2007-12-12
MSDS Date: 1999-04-06
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Use with adequate ventilation. Store in a cool, dry place away from heat, open flames and other containers of food or feed. Do not transfer to other containers.
Disposal: Do not reuse empty containers. Observe all federal, state and local regulations when disposing of this material.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Piperonyl butoxide000051-03-61
Carbaryl000063-25-212.5
Pyrethrum008003-34-70.1
Talc (non-fibrous)014807-96-610.0-75.0
Silica gel063231-67-410
Hydrated silica (Silica gel)112926-00-810
Inert ingredients (unspecified)999999-00-276.4
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