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Product Information
Product Name: Ortho Isotox Insect Killer Formula IV-Old Product
EPA Registration Code: 239-2595
Form: liquid
Product Category: Pesticides » caterpillars » Insecticide
Pesticides » beetles » Insecticide
Pesticides » ants » Insecticide
Customer Service: 888-295-0671
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: CAUSES IRREVERSIBLE EYE DAMAGE - CAUSES SKIN IRRITATION - MAY BE HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED OR ABSORBED THROUGH THE SKIN - DO NOT GET IN EYES, ON SKIN, OR ON CLOTHING - FLAMMABLE - KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS EYES: This substance is a severe eye irritant and could cause permanent damage to your eyes and blindness. The degree of the injury will depend on the amount of material that gets into the eye and the speed and thoroughness of the first aid treatment. Symptoms of overexposure may include discomfort, irritation and redness, and blurred vision. SKIN: The undiluted product is considered a moderate skin irritant, therefore contact with the skin can cause prolonged (days) injury to the affected area. The degree of injury will depend on the amount of material that gets on the skin and the speed and thoroughness of the first aid treatment. Skin irritation may include redness, itching and swelling. This substance is considered slightly toxic to internal organs if absorbed through the skin. INGESTION: This substance is slightly toxic to internal organs if swallowed. This product contains a petroleum distillate. Because of the low viscosity of the petroleum distillate, it can directly enter or be aspirated into the lungs either during swallowing or vomiting the substance. Once in the lungs, the substance is very difficult to remove and can cause severe injury to the lungs and death. INHALATION: If inhaled, this substance is considered practically non-toxic to internal organs. TARGET ORGANS: Acephate is an inhibitor of the cholinesterase enzyme, found in nervous tissue, red blood cells, and plasma.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS SUB This product contains acephate, an organophosphate that is considered to be a cholinesterase inhibitor. Cholinesterase is an enzyme involved in the transmission of nerve impulses. Therefore, repeated daily exposure to the product can gradual
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS CARCINOGENICITY COMMENTS: EPA has classed acephate in category C as a possible human carcinogen based on the liver tumor findings in the mouse lifetime feeding study. Liver pathology was observed at dose levels of 250 and 1000 ppm (37.5 and 150
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 off 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. NOTES TO PHYSICIAN: Ingestion of this product or subsequent vomiting can result in aspiration of light hydrocarbon liquid which can cause pneumonitis. This material contains a cholinesterase inhibitor. Measurement of blood cholinesterase activity may be useful in monitoring exposure. If signs of cholinesterase inhibition appear, atropine sulfate is antidotal. 2-PAM (PROTOPAM) is also antidotal and may be used in conjunction with atropine but should not be used alone.
Health Rating: 3
Flammability Rating: 3
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: 1997-02-14
Handling/Disposal
Handling: From MSDS GENERAL PROCEDURES: Store away from heat or open flame. Keep pesticide in original container. Do not put concentrate or dilute into food or drink containers. Avoid contamination of feed, foodstuffs. Store in a cool dry place, preferably in a locked storage area. Do not store diluted spray. Store above freezing. Handle concentrate in a ventilated area. Keep container closed. ECOTOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION: This material is toxic to fish and birds. Drift and runoff from treated areas may be hazardous to aquatic organisms in neighboring areas. Do not apply directly to water. Do not contaminate water by cleaning of equipment or disposal of wastes. Do not apply this product or allow it to drift to blooming crops or weeds if bees are visiting treatment area.
Disposal: From MSDS If necessary to dispose of partially filled product container, securely wrap it in several layers of newspaper and discard in trash. EMPTY CONTAINER: Do not reuse container. Rinse thoroughly before discarding in trash.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Toximul 3406F000000-18-2
Isopropanol000067-63-0
N-Methylpyrrolidone000872-50-4
Hexakis(2-methyl-2-phenypropyl)distannoxane013356-08-60.5
Acephate030560-19-18
Inert ingredients (unspecified)999999-00-291.5
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