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Product Information
Product Name: Ortho Roach, Ant & Spider Killer-Old Product
EPA Registration Code: 239-2679
Form: aerosol
Product Category: Pesticides » ants & roaches » Insecticide
Customer Service: 800-225-2883
Date Entered: 2001-05-08
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Manufacturer
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: 2008-01-09
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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: MAY BE HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED, INHALED OR ABSORBED THROUGH THE SKIN CAUSES MILD EYE IRRITATION AND MODERATE SKIN IRRITATION REPEATED DERMAL EXPOSURE MAY CAUSE SKIN SENSITIZATION REACTION AVOID BREATHING VAPOR OR SPRAY MIST AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES, SKIN, OR CLOTHING KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS EYES: This product may be mildly irritating to the eyes. Eye irritation may include; discomfort, redness, swelling and blurred vision. SKIN: This product is a moderate dermal irritant and repeated skin contact may cause an allergic skin reaction in some individuals. INGESTION: If swallowed, this product may cause gastrointestinal tract irritation. INHALATION: Overexposure to the spray mist may be irritating to the respiratory tract. If inhaled, this substance is considered practically non-toxic to internal organs. COMMENTS HEALTH: This product contains esfenvalerate, a cyano-pyrethroid that has the potential to cause temporary dermal paresthesia, e.g. burning, tingling, stinging sensations, that may occur following overexposure. However, using spray dilutions as indicated on the product label, it is unlikely that skin exposure to the spray mist will deliver sufficient concentrations of the active ingredient to trigger the dermal symptoms.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS GENERAL COMMENTS: Paresthesias: Esfenvalerate is a cyano-pyrethroid insecticide that has been associated with skin paresthesia in cases of extensive overexposure. The paresthesia symptoms are transient and consistent of tingling, burning, stingi
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS CARCINOGENICITY COMMENTS: Results of rat and mouse lifetime feeding studies did not demonstrate any evidence that fenvalerate (esfenvalerate major isomer) was associated with carcinogenic activity. The results of the rat and mouse chronic feedin
First Aid: From MSDS EYES: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eyes. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice. SKIN: If on skin or clothing, take of contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15 to 20 minutes. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice. INGESTION: If swallowed, call a poison control center or doctor immediately for treatment advice. Have person sip glass of water if able to swallow. Do not induce vomiting unless told to by a poison control center or doctor. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. INHALATION: Move person to fresh air. If person is not breathing, call 911 or an ambulance, then give artificial respiration, preferably by mouth-to-mouth, if possible. Call a poison control center or doctor for further treatment advice.
Health Rating: 1
Flammability Rating: 1
Reactivity Rating: 1
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2000-08-29
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS GENERAL PROCEDURES: READ AND OBSERVE ALL PRECAUTIONS ON PRODUCT LABEL. DO NOT USE OR STORE near flame, sparks or hot surfaces. USE ONLY IN WELL VENTILATED AREA. Exposure to heat or prolonged exposure to sun may cause container to burst. Do not puncture, incinerate, or store above 120 F. Do not apply directly to water or wetlands. Do not contaminate water by cleaning of equipment or disposal of waste. For help with any spill, leak, fire or exposure involving this material, call day or night (800) 454-2333. ECOTOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION: This material is highly toxic to fish. Do not apply directly to water. Drift from treated area may be hazardous to organisms in adjacent aquatic sites. Do not pour product or rinse water down any drain. This pesticide is classed as very low to slightly toxic to birds and highly toxic to bees by direct contact. Once foliar residue has dried, the hazard is insignificant.
Disposal: From MSDS DISPOSAL METHOD: Unused product may be disposed of by replacing cap, securely wrapping original container in several layers of newspaper and discarding in trash. Do not incinerate or puncture.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
MSDS: Proprietary or trade secret ingredient(s)000000-00-8
Petroleum distillate(s) (unspecified)000000-02-699.62
N-Octyl bicycloheptene dicarboximide (MGK 264)000113-48-40.3
Water007732-18-5
Prallethrin023031-36-90.03
Esfenvalerate066230-04-40.05
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