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Product Name: TAT Roach Killer-10/25/2000
EPA Registration Code: 506-125
Form: solid
Product Category: Inside the Home » ants, roaches » Insecticide
Pesticides » roaches » Insecticide
Customer Service: 800-338-2329
Date Entered: 2003-01-01
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Manufacturer: Walco Linck Co.
Div., Spectrum Brands-United Industries
Address: 601 Rayovac Drive
City: Madison
State: WI
Zip Code: 53744
Telephone Number: 608-275-3340
Toll Free Number: 800-917-5438
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-12
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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: Keep out of reach of children. Caution. PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENTS. HAZARDS TO HUMANS AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS. CAUTION: Harmful if swallowed. Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing. Wash thoroughly after handling. Place bait traps in areas inaccessible to children and domestic animals. Do not contaminate feed or food products or food preparation surfaces, dishes, kitchen utensils and food containers. STATEMENT OF PRACTICAL TREATMENT: If swallowed: Contact a physician or poison control center immediately. Skin or Clothing: remove contaminated clothing and wash skin with soap and warm water. Call a physician if irritation persists. Wash clothes prior to reuse. Eyes - flush eyes with plenty of water. Call a physician if irritation persists. NOTE TO PHYSICIANS: Atropine sulfate is antidotal and should be administered only if symptoms appear. ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: This product is toxic to fish, birds and wildlife. Do not apply directly to water.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
Inhalation: Not expected to present inhalation hazard.
Eye Contact: Causes moderate eye irritation
Skin Contact: Not a skin irritant. Harmful if absorbed through skin.
Ingestion: Harmful if swallowed.
Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Not given
This product contains a carbamate insecticide which inhibits the enzyme cholinesterase. Signs and symptoms which may be seen, usually within one to two hours following over exposure, may include (but may not be limited to) headache, constriction of the pupil of the eye, blurred vision, excessive salivation or nasal discharge, profuse sweating, abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Convulsions are rarely seen in carbamate poisoning.
Chronic Health Effects: The manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheet provides no information about health effects resulting from prolonged or frequent use of this product. (For discussion of potential long-term health effects, consult the individual chemical ingredients in this
Carcinogenicity: The manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) does not state whether the ingredients are considered carcinogens or potential carcinogens.
First Aid: From MSDS
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 eye. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.
SKIN: Take off contaminated clothing. Immediately rinse skin with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.
INGESTION: Immediately call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice. Have person sip a glass of water if able to swallow. Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so by the poison control center or doctor. Do not 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.
NOTE TO PHYSICIAN: Propoxur is a reversible cholinesterase inhibitor. Atropine sulfate is antidotal and should be administered only if symptoms persist.
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: 2000-10-25
Handling: From MSDS Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Wash hands before eating, chewing gum, using tobacco or using the toilet. Store in original container in a cool, dry place inaccessible to children and domestic animals. Keep in original containers.
Disposal: From MSDS Dispose of in accordance with local, state and federal regulations.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
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