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Product Name: Ortho Home Defense Flying & Crawling Insects-Old Product
EPA Registration Code: 239-2512D
Form: aerosol
Product Category: Inside the Home » flying insects » Insecticide
Pesticides » ants » Insecticide
Pesticides » flying insects » Insecticide
Customer Service: 888-295-0671
Date Entered: 1997-06-10
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
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?)
Health Effects
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Warnings: STORAGE: Store in a secure, preferably locked storage area away from heat and open flame. DISPOSAL- PRODUCT: unused product may be disposed of by securely wrapping original container in several layers of newspaper and discarding in trash. CONTAINER: This container may be recyclable in a few but growing number of communities where aerosol can recycling is available. Before offering for recycling, empty the can by using this product according to the label. DO NOT PUNCTURE OR INCINERATE. IF recycling is not available, wrap the container and discard into trash. PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENTS. HAZARDS TO HUMANS AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS. CAUTION: Harmful if swallowed or absorbed through skin. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. Avoid contact with eyes, skin or clothing. Harmful if inhaled. Avoid breathing vapor or spray mist. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Remove pets, birds and cover fish aquariums before spraying. FIRST AID: IF swallowed: Do not induce vomiting. Call a physician. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Avoid alcohol. If in eyes: flush with plenty of water. See a doctor if irritation persists. If on skin: Wash with plenty of soap and water. Get medical attention if irritation persists. If inhaled: Remove victim to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration, preferably mouth-to-mouth. Get medical attention. NOTE TO PHYSICIAN: Emergency Information 800-454-2333. This product contains light hydrocarbon fluid and an aspiration hazard may exist. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL HAZARDS: Contents under pressure. Do not use or store near heat or open flame. Do not puncture or incinerate container. Exposure to temperatures above 130 deg F may cause bursting. Do not apply this product in or on electric equipment due to the possibility of shock hazards. NOTICE: Buyer assumes all responsibility for safe use no in accordance with directions. Bar Code 0-71549-01127-7
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS Inhalation: If inhaled, this substance is considered practically non-toxic to internal organs. Breathing the vapor may be irritating to the respiratory tract. Eye Contact: The substance is slightly irritating to the eyes. 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. Ingestion: If swallowed, this substance is considered practically non-toxic to internal organs. Because of the low viscosity of this substance, it can directly enter the lungs if it is swallowed (this is called aspiration). This can occur during the act of swallowing or when vomiting the substance. Once in the lungs, the substance is very difficult to remove and can cause severe injury to the lungs and death. Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: None listed.
Chronic Health Effects: The manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheet provides no information about health effects resulting from prolonged or frequent use of this product. (For discussion of potential long-term health effects, consult the individual chemical ingredients in this
Carcinogenicity: The manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) does not state whether the ingredients are considered carcinogens or potential carcinogens.
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 4
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: 1995-01-06
Handling: From MSDS Read and observe all precautions on product label. Store in accordance with NFPA 30B for a Level I aerosol. Do not use or store near flame, sparks or hot surfaces. Use only in well ventilated area. Container under pressure. Exposure to heat or prolonged exposure to sun may cause container to burst. Do not puncture, incinerate or store above 130F.
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 containers, then replace cap and discard in the trash. Do not incinerate, puncture or discard in home trash compactor. This container may be recycled in the few but growing number of communities where (steel) aerosol can recycling is available. Before offering for recycling, empty the can by using the product according to the label. (Do not puncture.) If recycling is not available, wrap the container and discard in the trash.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Coconut diethanolamide061790-63-499.49
C9-11 alkane/cycloalkane064742-48-9
Aromatic petroleum distillates (unspecified)999999-64-2
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