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Product Name: Raid Earth Options House & Garden Insect Killer-Old Product
EPA Registration Code: 4822-563
Form: pump spray
Product Category: Inside the Home » indoor pests » Insecticide
Pesticides » insect control » Insecticide
Customer Service: 800-558-5252
Date Entered: 2012-06-07
Manufacturer: SC Johnson, Inc.
Address: 1525 Howe Street
City: Racine
State: WI
Zip Code: 53403
Telephone Number: 262-260-2000
Fax Number: 262-260-6004
Toll Free Number: 800-494-4855
Date Info Verified: 2017-02-28
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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Warnings: Apply this product only as specified on the label. Do not contaminate food or feedstuffs. SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING. Do not allow adults, children, or pets to enter the treated area until spray has dried or until vapors and mists have dispersed, and the area has been thoroughly ventilated. Do not apply this product in a way that will contact adults, children, or pets, either directly or through drift. Do not remain in treated area. Exit area immediately and remain outside the treated area until vapors or mists have dispersed. Remove pets, birds, and cover fish aquariums before spraying. Do not wet plants to point of runoff or drip. Do not wet articles to point of runoff or drip. Do not use treated article until spray has dried. Remove or cover exposed food and drinking water before application. Remove or cover dishes, utensils, food processing equipment, and food preparation surfaces, or wash them before use. Do not apply directly to or near water, storm drains, or drainage ditches. Do not apply when windy. To prevent product runoff, do not over water the treated areas or apply prior to heavy rainfall. For home garden use, do not apply more than 10 times per season. Do not reapply within 3 days except under extreme pest pressure. In case of extreme pest pressure do not reapply within 24 hours. For outdoor ornamentals, do not apply more than 1 time per day. Not for use in outdoor residential misting systems.

HAZARDS TO HUMANS AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS: CAUTION: Harmful if swallowed or absorbed through the skin. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, or clothing. Prolonged or frequently repeated skin contact may cause allergic reactions in some individuals. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco or using the toilet. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Remove pets and birds and cover fish aquariums before spraying.

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: This product is toxic to aquatic organisms, including fish and invertebrates. Drift and run-off may be hazardous to aquatic organisms in water adjacent to treated areas. This product may contaminate water through runoff. This product has a potential for runoff for several weeks after application. Poorly draining soils and soils with shallow water tables are more prone to produce runoff that contains this product. This product is highly toxic to bees exposed to direct treatment on blooming crops or weeds. Do not apply this product or allow it to drift to blooming crops or weeds while bees are actively visiting the treatment area. To protect the environment, do not allow pesticide to enter or runoff into storm drains, drainage ditches, gutters or surface waters. Applying this product in calm weather, when rain is not predicted for the next 24 hours, will help to ensure that wind or rain does not blow or wash pesticide off the treatment area. See Directions for Use for additional precautions and restrictions.

PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL HAZARDS: Do not use this product in or on electrical equipment because of shock hazard.

Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:


Emergency Overview

Caution: Harmful if swallowed. Harmful if absorbed through skin. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas.

Potential Health Effects

Exposure routes:Eye, Skin, Inhalation, Ingestion.

Eye contact: May cause mild eye irritation

Skin contact: Harmful if absorbed through skin. May cause skin irritation. May cause skin reactions in rare cases.

Inhalation: May cause nose, throat, and lung irritation.

Ingestion: Harmful if swallowed.

Aggravated Medical Condition: Persons with pre-existing skin disorders may be more susceptible to irritating effects.

Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:

No data available.
Carcinogenicity: No data available

First Aid: Eye contact: Flush immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 to 20 minutes. Remove contact lenses. Get medical attention


Skin contact: Flush immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 to 20 minutes. Get medical attention immediately.

Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. Get medical attention immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration.

Ingestion: DO NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by a physician or poison control center. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical attention immediately.

Health Rating: 1.
Flammability Rating: 1
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: 2011-03-04
Handling: Use only as directed. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN AND PETS. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas.

Keep in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place.

Disposal: Consumer may discard empty container in trash, or recycle where facilities exist.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Piperonyl butoxide000051-03-60.2
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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