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Product Name: Spectracide Bug & Weed Killer for Lawns, Concentrate-07/20/2011-Old Product
EPA Registration Code: 9688-289-8845
Form: liquid
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » lawn care » Insecticide
Landscape/Yard » lawn/turf » Weed Killer
Pesticides » lawn/turf » Insecticide
Pesticides » weed control/turf » Herbicide
Customer Service: 800-917-5438
Date Entered: 2014-12-14
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
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?) (Complete (M)SDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Warnings: CAUTION. Harmful if swallowed. Causes moderate eye irritation. Avoid contact with eyes or clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco, or using the toilet. Prolonged or frequently repeated skin contact may cause allergic reactions in some individuals. This pesticide is toxic to fish and aquatic invertebrates and may adversely affect non-target plants. To protect the environment, do not allow pesticide to enter or run off 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. Rinsing application equipment over the treated area will help avoid runoff to water bodies or drainage systems. This chemical has properties and characteristics associated with chemicals detected in groundwater. The use of this chemical in areas where soils are permeable, particularly where the water table is shallow, may result in groundwater contamination. Application around a cistern or well may result in contamination of drinking water or groundwater.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:

Hazards Identification

Potential Health Effects

Eye Contact: Causes moderate eye irritation.

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

No information provided.
Carcinogenicity: Ingredients listed by NTP, OSHA, or IARC as Carcinogens or Potential Carcinogens: None
First Aid: Eye Contact: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses if present after the first 5 minutes then continue rinsing eye.

Inhalation: Move person to fresh air. If person is not breathing, call 911 or an ambulance then give artificial respiration, preferably mouth to mouth. Call a Poison Control Center or doctor for treatment advice.

Ingestion: Call a doctor or Poison Control Center immediately. Drink a glass of water if able to swallow. Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so by a doctor or Poison Control Center. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

Have the product container or label with you when calling a Poison Control Center or doctor.
Health Rating: 2
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: 2011-07-20
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Store away from children or pets in cool dry area. Do not allow product to freeze.
Disposal: If empty: Non refillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. Place n trash or offer for recycling. If partly filled: Call local waste agency for disposal instructions. Never place unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
DMA salt of 2,4-D (2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid)002008-39-14.74
DMA salt of Dicamba (3,6-dichloro-o-anisic acid)002300-66-50.53
Mecoprop-dimethylammonium032351-70-51.14
gamma-Cyhalothrin076703-62-30.08
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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