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Product Name: Bonide Hydrated Lime-Old Product
Form: powder
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » pH control » Soil Amendment
Customer Service: 800-536-8231
Date Entered: 2003-01-01
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Bonide Products, Inc.
Address: 6301 Sutliff Road
City: Oriskany
State: NY
Zip Code: 13424
Telephone Number: 315-736-8231
Fax Number: 315-736-7582
Toll Free Number: 315-736-8231
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-17
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: CAUTION: Keep this product out of the reach of children. Keep from contact with eyes, cuts or sores. Wash hands after use. Not for human consumption. Harmful if swallowed. Do not inhale. Keep out of reach of children and pets. Prolonged contact with Hydrated Lime may cause irritation or burns to wet skin. In case of contact with eyes, flush thoroughly and call physician.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS

ROUTES OF EXPOSURE INHALATION: Nil (except for possibly extremely concentrated, prolonged inhalation

SKIN CONTACT: Extended exposure will remove oils from skin causing drying and irritation. Use of skin creams after washing is recommended.


EYE CONTACT SEVERE IRRITANT - The only serious hazard pertains to eyes. The sensitive, moist, membrane in the eyeball could be burned severely, causing blindness.

INGESTION: Non-toxic.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS

No information provided.
Carcinogenicity: Not listed as carcinogen by IARC, NTP and OSHA.
First Aid: EYES: Flush out eye thoroughly with water for at least 15 minutes and call a Physician immediately.

SKIN: Wash excess off skin immediately. Apply standard ointment for burns. See Physician if redness or irritation continues.


INGESTION: Nil (alkalinity of lime could be neutralized by drinking large volumes of water and diluted vinegar).
Health Rating: N
Flammability Rating: N
Reactivity Rating: N
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2001-04-06
Handling: Prolonged contact with hydrated lime in the presence of moisture may cause irritation or burns to wet skin. In case of contact with eyes, flush thoroughly with water and call a physician immediately. Keep out of reach of children. Don
Disposal: A non-hazardous landfill is a suitable location for disposal or use in agriculture.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Calcium oxide001305-78-8
Magnesium oxide001309-48-4
Silica, amorphous (Diatomaceous silica)007631-86-9
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