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Product Name: Hi-Yield Fire Ant Control With Acephate-09/01/2009
EPA Registration Code: 70506-1-7401
Form: powder
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » fire ants » Insecticide
Pesticides » fire ants » Insecticide
Customer Service: 888-583-5296
Date Entered: 2014-10-22
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: Voluntary Purchasing Groups, Inc.
Address: 230 FM 87
City: Bonham
State: TX
Zip Code: 75418
Telephone Number: 903-583-5501
Fax Number: 903-583-7124
Toll Free Number: 855-270-4776
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-12
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?) (Complete (M)SDS for this product)
Health Effects
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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:

Health Hazard Data

Emergency Overview: Irritating to eyes. Harmful if swallowed.

Potential Health Effects

Routes of Exposure: Eyes, skin contact, inhalation, ingestion.

Eye Contact: Moderately irritating to the eyes.

Skin Contact: Prolonged or repeated contact may cause irritation, redness and rash.

Inhalation: Harmful by inhalation. Mist or dust concentrations may be harmful or irritating if inhaled. Signs and symptoms of respiratory tract irritation may include nasal discharge, sore throat, pulmonary edema and difficulty breathing.

Ingestion: Harmful if swallowed. Signs and symptoms which may occur within 12 hours following overexposure include headache, dizziness, weakness, pinpoint pupils, blurred vision, excessive salivation and nasal discharge, abdominal cramps, nausea and vomiting.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:

No information provided.
Carcinogenicity: High doses of Acephate technical have produced caner in mice but there is no evidence that Acephate technical causes cancer in humans. EPA has classified Acephate as a Group C possible human carcinogen based on the cancer produced in female mice. This pro
First Aid: Eye Contact: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye. Call a poison control or doctor for treatment advice.

Skin Contact: 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.

Inhalation: Move person to fresh air. If person is not breathing, call 911 or an ambulance, then give artificial respiration. Call a physician or poison control center immediately.

Ingestion: Call a physician or poison control center immediately. Have person sip a glass of water if able to swallow. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so by a poison control center or doctor.

Notes to Physician: Cholinesterase inhibitor. Atropine is antidotal. PAM may also be used in conjunction with atropine but should not be used alone.
Health Rating: 1
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: 2009-09-01
Handling: Keep out of reach of children. Wear personal protective equipment. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing dust. Ensure adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-use. Empty containers may contain hazardous residues. Keep away from direct sunlight. Keep containers tightly closed in a cool, well-ventilated place.
Disposal: Pesticide wastes are acutely hazardous. Improper disposal of excess pesticide or rinsate is a violation of Federal law. If the wastes cannot be disposed of by use or according to label instructions, contact your State Pesticide or Environmental Control Agency, or the Hazardous Waste representative at the nearest EPA Regional Office for guidance. Dispose of in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Empty containers may contain hazardous residues. Containers should be handled as instructed by following all container disposal directions.
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