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Product Name: Spectracide Malathion Insect Spray Concentrate-Old Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Pesticides » home garden » Insecticide
Pesticides » ornamentals » Insecticide
Pesticides » trees, flowering » Insecticide
Pesticides » trees, fruit » Insecticide
Customer Service: 0
Date Entered: 2005-01-14
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Spectrum Brands
Div., United Industries
Address: P.O. Box 142642
City: St. Louis
State: MO
Zip Code: 63114
Telephone Number: 608-275-3340
Toll Free Number: 800-566-7899
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?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: Keep out of reach of children. PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENTS --Hazards to Hazards to Humans and Domestic Animals Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid breathing spray mist. Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing. Causes eye irritation. Wash skin thoroughly after handling. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Do not contaminate food and feed products. Keep children and domestic animals off treated areas until spray has thoroughly dried. This pesticide is toxic to fish, aquatic invertebrates and aquatic life stages of amphibians. Do not apply directly to water. Drift and runoff may be hazardous to aquatic organisms in areas near the application site. Do not contaminate water when disposing of equipment washwaters. 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 if bees are visiting the treatment area. Physical or Chemical Hazards --Do not use or store near heat or open flame.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS Health Hazard Data Ingestion: Harmful if swallowed. Skin Contact: Harmful if absorbed through skin. Eye Contact: Causes eye irritation. Inhalation Toxicity: Harmful if inhaled. Health Conditions Aggravated by Exposure: None known
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS No information provided.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS No ingredients listed as carcinogens or potential carcinogens by NTP, OSHA or IARC.
First Aid: From MSDS Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Get medical attention. Skin Contact: Flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician. Eye Contact: Flush eyes with plenty of water for 15 minutes. Call a physician. Inhalation Toxicity: Remove victim to fresh air. Note to Physician: This product contains a cholinesterase inhibitor. Atropine is antidotal. 2-PAM may also be given in conjunction with atropine.
Health Rating: 2.
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: 2001-08-27
Handling: From MSDS Keep in original container. Store in cool, dry, place, preferably in a locked storage area inaccessible to children. Do not store diluted spray. Do not store near heat or flame.
Disposal: From MSDS Do not reuse empty container. Securely wrap original container in several layers of newspaper and discard in trash.
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