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Product Information
Product Name: Ortho Bug-Geta Snail & Slug Killer 1-06/13/2013
EPA Registration Code: 71096-7-239
Form: pellets
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » slug/snail » Insecticide
Pesticides » slug/snail » Molluscicide
Customer Service: 866-324-9192
Date Entered: 2014-11-10
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Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Ortho Group, The
Marketed by Scotts Co.
Address: P.O. Box 190
City: Marysville
State: OH
Zip Code: 43040
Telephone Number: 888-295-0671
Toll Free Number: 888-295-0671
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-14
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?) (Complete (M)SDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:

Hazards Identification

Emergency Overview: Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Wash thoroughly after handling. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful if inhaled. Causes moderate eye irritation. Harmful if absorbed through the skin. Avoid breathing dust. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Wash throughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, or using tobacco.

Potential Health Effects

Eye Contact: Causes moderate eye irritation.

Skin Contact: Harmful if absorbed through the skin.

Inhalation: Harmful if inhaled.

Ingestion: Harmful if swallowed.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:

Pre-existing skin disorders may be aggravated by over-exposure to this product.
Carcinogenicity: No known significant effects or critical hazards.
First Aid: Eye Contact: Check for and remove any contact lenses. Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical attention immediately.

Skin contact: In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse. Clean shoes thoroughly before reuse. Get medical attention immediately.

Inhalation: Move exposed person to fresh air. If not breathing, if breathing is irregular or if respiratory arrest occurs, provide artificial respiration or oxygen by trained personnel. Get medical attention immediately.

Ingestion: Wash out mouth with water. Do not induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical attention immediately.

Notes to Physician : No specific treatment. Treat symptomatically. Contact poison treatment specialist immediately if large quantities have been ingested or inhaled.
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: 2013-06-13
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Put on appropriate personal protective equipment. Eating, drinking and smoking should be prohibited in areas where this material is handled, stored and processed. Workers should wash hands and face before eating, drinking and smoking. Remove contaminated clothing and protective equipment before entering eating areas. Do not ingest. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Keep in the original container or an approved alternative made from a compatible material, kept tightly closed when not in use. Empty containers retain product residue and can be hazardous. Do not reuse container. Store in accordance with local regulations. Store in original container protected from direct sunlight in a dry, cool and well-ventilated area, away from incompatible materials and food and drink. Keep container tightly closed and sealed until ready for use. Containers that have been opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage. Do not store in unlabeled containers. Use appropriate containment to avoid environmental contamination.
Disposal: Disposal should be in accordance with applicable regional, national and local laws and regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Metaldehyde [BSI:ISO]000108-62-33.25
Calcium carbonate (Limestone)001317-65-33.0-5.0
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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