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Product Name: Monsanto Permit Herbicide (agricultural)
EPA Registration Code: 524-465
Form: granules
Product Category: Pesticides » grass, weed control/corn » Herbicide
Customer Service: 180-033-2311
Date Entered: 2004-01-20
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, (M)SDS, prepared by the manufacturer. The National Library of Medicine does not test products nor does it evaluate information from the product label or the (M)SDS. (What is an (M)SDS?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Warning:
Hazards to Humans and Domestic Animals
Keep out of reach of children.
Avoid contact with eyes or clothing.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Emergency overview
Potential health effects
Likely routes of exposure: Skin contact, eye contact, inhalation
Eye contact, short term: May cause temporary eye irritation. Dust particles may cause slight eye irritation.
Skin contact, short term: Not expected to produce significant adverse effects when recommended use instructions are followed.
Inhalation, short term: Not expected to produce significant adverse effects when recommended use instructions are followed.
Single ingestion: Harmful if swallowed.
Medical conditions aggravated by exposure: A very small percentage of particularly sensitive people may suffer skin or respiratory reactions.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Not expected to produce significant adverse effects when recommended use instructions are followed.
Kaolin clay
Inhalation, excessive , occupational: Respiratory effects: cough, irritation
Inhalation, repeated,
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Crystalline silica
Various species, inhalation:
Tumors: lung (adenocarcinoma) (squamous cell carcinoma)
Target organs/systems : lung, fibrosis (silicosis)
Note: International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) listed carcinogen. National To
First Aid: From MSDS
Eye contact - Immediately flush with plenty of water. If easy to do, remove contact lenses. If there are persistent symptoms, obtain medical advice.
Skin contact - Wash affected skin with plenty of water. Wash clothes before re-use.
Inhalation - Remove to fresh air.
Ingestion - Rinse mouth thoroughly with water. Remove particles from mouth.
Immediately offer water to drink. Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
If symptoms occur, get medical attention.
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 Date: 2001-10-29
Handling: From MSDS
Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing.
Wash hands thoroughly after handling or contact.
Wash hands before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco, or using the toilet.
Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.
Thoroughly clean equipment after use.
Do not contaminate drains, sewers and water ways when disposing of equipment rinse water.
Emptied containers retain vapor and product residue. Observe all labeled safeguards until container is cleaned, reconditioned or destroyed.
Disposal: From MSDS/Label
Keep out of drains, sewers, ditches and water ways.
Recycle if appropriate facilities/equipment available.
Burn in proper incinerator.
Follow all local/regional/national/international regulations.
See the individual container label for disposal information.
Emptied packages retain product residue and dust.
Observe all labeled safeguards until container is cleaned, reconditioned or destroyed.
Empty packaging completely.
Store for collection by approved waste disposal service.
Ensure packaging cannot be reused.
Do NOT re-use containers.
Recycle if appropriate facilities/equipment available.
Bury in approved landfill.
Follow all local/regional/national/international regulations.
From Label:
DISPOSAL: Wastes resulting from the use of this product that cannot be used or chemically reprocessed should be disposed of in a landfill approved for pesticide
disposal in accordance with applicable Federal, state and local procedures, or in such other method as is approved under those procedures.
Emptied foil pouch and cardboard box retain vapor and product residue. Observe all labeled safeguards until containers are destroyed. Do not reuse foil pouch or box.
Completely use water soluble bags in application equipment. Then dispose of empty foil pouch and cardboard box in a sanitary landfill, or by incineration, or by burning, if allowed by state and local authorities. If burned, stay out of smoke.
DISPOSAL AUTHORITIES: If none of the foregoing procedures is permitted by state and local authorities, then contact your State Pesticide or Environmental
Control Agency, or your local Hazardous Waste Disposal office, or the Hazardous Waste Representative at the nearest EPA Regional Office for guidance.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Silica (crystalline)001317-95-9<=0.17
Kaolin clay001332-58-7>8-<13
Hydrated silica (Silica gel)112926-00-8<=3
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