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Product Name: Miracle Gro Garden Weed Preventer2
EPA Registration Code: 9198-60-6235
Form: granules
Product Category: Pesticides » grass, weed control/general » Herbicide
Pesticides » weed control/garden » Herbicide
Customer Service: 888-270-3714
Date Entered: 2001-05-30
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Manufacturer: Scotts Company
ICL Group Affiliate
Address: 14111 Scottslawn Road
City: Marysville
State: OH
Zip Code: 43041
Telephone Number: 937-644-0011
Toll Free Number: 888-270-3714
Date Info Verified: 2015-02-18
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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 (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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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
IMMEDIATE CONCERNS: May irritate eyes, nose, throat, and skin.

EYES: May cause eye irritation.
SKIN : May cause skin irritation. Prolonged or frequently repeated skin contact may cause allergic reactions in some individuals.
INGESTION: Ingestion may result in abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
INHALATION: Dust may be irritating to the nose and respiratory tract, and may cause sore throat, coughing and shortness of breath.

Signs and symptoms of overexposure might include headache, dizziness, fever, muscle aches, weakness, and other minor central nervous system effects.

MEDICAL CONDITIONS AGGRAVATED: Pre-existing respiratory or skin conditions.
ROUTES OF ENTRY: Ingestion, inhalation
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Prolonged or frequently repeated skin contact may cause allergic reactions in some individuals. May aggravate preexisting skin or respiratory conditions.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
First Aid: From MSDS
EYES: If in eyes, 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. 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 15-20 minutes. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.
INGESTION: If swa1lowed, call a poison control center or doctor immediately for treatment advice. Have person sip a glass of water if able to swallow. Do not induce vomiting unless told to by a poison control center or doctor. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

INHALATION : Move person to fresh air. Call a poison control center or doctor for further treatment advice. 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 further treatment advice.
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: 2000-11-14
Handling: From MSDS
See label. Avoid container breakage. Wash hands before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco or using toilet. Remove clothing immediately if product gets inside. Wash thoroughly and put on clean clothing. Keep out of lakes, streams, or ponds. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

See label. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Avoid container breakage. Keep container closed and away from food, feedstuffs, and domestic water supplies. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area. Do not reuse container and do not contaminate water by disposing of equipment washwaters.

ECOTOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION : This pesticide is extremely toxic to freshwater marine and estuarine fish and aquatic invertebrates including
shrimp and oyster. Do not apply directly to water. Do not apply in a manner which will directly expose canals, lakes, streams, ponds, marshes or estuaries to aerial drift. Do not contaminate water by disposing of equipment washwaters.
Disposal: From MSDS
Waste disposal must be in accordance with Federal, state, and local regulations. Be aware that the waste owner has responsibility for final disposal. Regulations may also apply to empty containers, liners or rinsate. Laws may change or be reinterpreted; state and local regulations may be different from Federal regulations. This information applies to materials as manufactured; contamination or processing may change waste characteristics and requirements.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Inert ingredients (unspecified)999999-00-2
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