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Product Name: Ortho Sevin Garden Dust
EPA Registration Code: 239-2181
Form: powder
Product Category: Pesticides » fleas/ticks » Insecticide
Customer Service: 888-295-0671
Date Entered: 1997-06-10
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Solaris Group, The
All Solaris products acquired by Ortho Group of Scotts Company
Address: P.O. Box 5008
City: San Ramon
State: CA
Zip Code: 94583
Toll Free Number: 888-295-0671
Date Info Verified: 2003-01-01
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 (MSDS) prepared by the manufacturer. The National Library of Medicine does not test products nor does it evaluate information from the product label or the MSDS. (What is an MSDS?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENTS: HAZARDOUS TO HUMANS AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS. CAUTION: Harmful if swallowed. Causes eye irritation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid breathing dust. Wash thoroughly after handling. Avoid contact with food, feed, feeding troughs and water receptacles. STATEMENT OF PRACTICAL TREATMENT. Swallowed: Give water or milk to drink and telephone for medical advice. Consult medical personnel before inducing vomiting. If medical advice cannot be obtained, then take person and product container to the nearest emergency treatment center or hospital. In case of eye contact, wash eyes immediately with fresh water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention if irritation persists. For skin, wash with plenty of soap and water. Inhalation: remove patient from exposed area. NOTE TO PHYSICIANS: Emergency Information call 1-800-457-2022. Carbaryl is a moderately reversible cholinesterase inhibitor. Atropine is antidotal. ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: This product is extremely toxic to aquatic and estuary vertebrates. Do not apply directly to water. Do not contaminate water by cleaning of equipment or disposal of water. NOTICE: Buyer assumes all responsibility for use not in accordance with directions.
Bar Code: 0-71549-02410-D
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Inhalation: The systemic toxicity of this substance has not been determined. However, it should be practically non-toxic to internal organs if inhaled.

Eye Contact: Eye contact may include discomfort, tearing, swelling, redness, and blurred vision.

Skin Contact: This substance is not expected to cause prolonged or significant skin irritation. If absorbed through the skin, this substance is considered practically non-toxic to internal organs. No evidence of allergic skin reactions have been associated with carbaryl.

Ingestion: Ingestion may cause irritation of the digestive tract which may include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. If swallowed, this substance is considered slightly toxic to internal organs.

Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: None listed.

Carbaryl is a inhibitor of the cholinesterase enzyme, found in nervous tissue, red blood cells, and plasma.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Neurotoxicity: Carbaryl is not considered to be a neurotoxin in the sense of producing direct histopathological changes to nerve tissue. Delayed and irreversible neurotoxic effects have not been observed in vertebrate species including man.

Teratogenicity: Carbaryl is not considered to be a teratogen or a chemical that causes birth defects. Certain developmental changes have been observed in some species when the dose of carbaryl administered to the mother caused signs of toxicity. Results from monkey teratology studies have not demonstrated birth defects even at maternally toxic dose levels.

Mutagenicity: Carbaryl has demonstrated positive findings when tested in some in vitro systems; however, results from in vivo mammalian investigations have been negative.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
Carbaryl has been associated with the development of tumors of high dose groups in both rats and mice in lifetime feeding studies.

This product does not contain a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer.
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: 1996-11-21
Handling: From MSDS
Keep pesticide in original container. Do not put into food or drink containers. Avoid contamination of feed and foodstuffs. Store in a cool, dry place, preferably locked storage areas.
Disposal: From MSDS
The Solaris Group is committed to responsible environmental practices and recommends that all of the product be used up, carefully following all label directions and precautions. If necessary to dispose of partially filled product container, then securely wrap it in several layers of newspaper and discard in trash. Do not reuse empty container. Discard container in trash.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Kaolin clay001332-58-7
Silica, amorphous (Diatomaceous silica)007631-86-995
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