Skip Navigation

Household Products Database banner

Quick search

Advanced Search triangular bullet

Browse by category
Auto Products
Inside the Home
Personal Care
Home Maintenance
Arts & Crafts
Pet Care
Home Office
Commercial / Institutional

Browse A to Z
Products Names
Types of Products

Support pages
About the Database
Product Recalls
Contact Us
More Resources



Home Products Manufacturers Ingredients Health Effects
Product Information
Product Name: Roundup Concentrate Weed & Grass Killer 1
EPA Registration Code: 71995-26
Form: liquid
Product Category: Pesticides » grass, weed control/general » Herbicide
Customer Service: 800-225-2883
Date Entered: 2001-05-08
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Monsanto Company
Roundup is marketed by Scotts Co.
Address: P.O. Box 5008
City: San Ramon
State: CA
Zip Code: 94583
Telephone Number: 937-644-0011
Toll Free Number: 800-225-2883
Date Info Verified: 2007-02-07
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
Enter text or highlight term...
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
EYES: Eye contact may include discomfort, tearing, swelling, redness, and blurred vision.
SKIN: This substance is not expected to cause prolonged or significant skin irritation. If absorbed through the skin, this substance is considered practically non-toxic to internal organs. This product is not expected to cause allergic skin reaction.
INGESTION: Ingestion may produce irritation of the digestive tract as demonstrated by signs and symptoms of mouth membrane irritation, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
INHALATION: Overexposure to spray mist may result in minor irritation of the upper respiratory tract.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
SUB Data from glyphosate laboratory toxicology studies were conducted with a formulation comprised of 62% isopropylamine salt of glyphosate (MON 0139).
Rabbits - 3 week dermal: Repeated daily primarily resulted in slight skin irritation.
Dogs - 6 month feeding: Only slight body weight changes noted.
Additional toxicity information is available on glyphosate, the active herbicidal ingredient of MON 0139.
Rats - 90 day feeding: No treatment related effects.
Mice - 90 day feeding: Decreased weight gains at the high dose level group animals.

NEUROTOXICITY: GLYPHOSATE: There was no evidence of nervous system toxicity, including delayed induced peripheral neuropathy in chickens (repeated oral dosing) or cholinesterase inhibition in rats (single oral dosing).
TERATOGENICITY: GLYPHOSATE: No evidence of teratogenic effects. Results of rat and rabbit teratology studies indicate that no birth defects were noted. This included dose levels of glyphosate that were maternally toxic.
REPRODUCTIVE TOXIN: GLYPHOSATE: No evidence of adverse reproductive effects. Glyphosate was fed continuously to rats at very high dose levels for 2 successive generations. Toxicity was reported in offspring from the high dose, a level which also produced adverse effects on the mothers. In a 3-generation study conducted at lower dose levels, no effects were seen on the ability of male or female rats to reproduce.
MUTAGENICITY: GLYPHOSATE: Glyphosate has not produced any genetic changes in various mutagenicity tests involving animals and animal or bacterial cells.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
CARCINOGENICITY COMMENTS: GLYPHOSATE: Glyphosate is not considered to be a carcinogen. Glyphosate did not produce tumors in any of the long-term toxicology studies. EPA has classified glyphosate in category ***E*** (Evidence of non-carcinogenicity for humans).
First Aid: From MSDS
EYES: If in eyes, immediately flush with plenty of water. Get medical attention if irritation persists.
SKIN: No first aid procedures are required. As a precaution, wash skin thoroughly with soap and water. Remove and wash contaminated clothing.
INGESTION: If swallowed, immediately telephone a poison control center, emergency treatment center or a physician for advice. DO NOT make person vomit unless directed to do so by medical personnel. If medical advice cannot be obtained, then immediately take person and product container, with label, to an emergency treatment center.
INHALATION: If respiratory discomfort or irritation occurs, move the person to fresh air. See a doctor if discomfort or irritation continues.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Medical Information: Call day or night, 1-800-225-2883
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 0
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: 1999-04-07
Handling: From MSDS
GENERAL PROCEDURES: Keep pesticide in original container. Store in a secure, preferably locked, storage area. Protect container from freezing.

ENVIRONMENTAL DATA: Do not apply directly to water. Do not contaminate water when disposing of equipment washwaters.
Disposal: From MSDS
Securely wrap partially filled or empty container in several layers of newspaper and discard in trash.
EMPTY CONTAINER: Do not reuse container. Rinse thoroughly before discarding in trash.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Glyphosate, isopropylamine salt038641-94-018
HHS.GOV Household Products Database Home Page National Institutes of Health National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services National Library of Medicine