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Product Name: Copper Sulfate Crystals For Algae & Root Control
EPA Registration Code: 56576-1-299
Form: crystals
Product Category: Pesticides » algaecide » Herbicide
Pesticides » root control » Herbicide
Customer Service: 800-424-9300
Date Entered: 2004-01-22
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Manufacturer: C.J. Martin Company
Address: 5903 Genoa-Red Bluff Rd.
City: Pasadena
State: TX
Zip Code: 77507
Telephone Number: 281-892-2500
Fax Number: 281-892-2501
Toll Free Number: 800-424-9300
Date Info Verified: 2014-05-06
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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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Warnings: Warning:

HAZARDS TO HUMANS AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS – DANGER – PELIGRO: Corrosive - Causes eye damage and irritation to the skin and mucous membrane. Harmful or fatal if swallowed. Do not get in eyes, on skin or on clothing. Do not breathe dust or spray mist. Wear goggles or face shield and rubber gloves when handling. May cause skin sensitization reactions to certain individuals.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
ACUTE: Corrosive: Causes eye damage and irritation to the skin and mucous membranes. Harmful or fatal if swallowed.

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF EXPOSURE: Localized skin discoloration, itching, eye irritation, ulceration of nasal septum may occur, repeated or prolonged skin contact may cause dermatitis.

Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Very rare, except in individuals with Wilson
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
First Aid: From MSDS
IF INGESTED: May be fatal if swallowed. Do not induce vomiting. Get medical attention.
IF INHALED: Move to fresh air. Administer CPR if necessary.
IF ON SKIN: Flush with large amounts of water at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing. Get medical attention if irritation persists.
IF IN EYES: Flush with large amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Hold eyelids open during flushing. Get medical attention if irritation persists.

Treat most urgent symptoms first; cessation of breathing, eye injury, skin contact, shock. In all cases seek medical assistance.
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: 1999-02-16
Handling: From Label
Wear goggles or face shield and rubber gloves when handling.
Disposal: From MSDS
Waste Disposal:
Contact appropriate local, state and federal officials.

Container Disposal: Do not reuse container. Securely wrap original container in several layers of newspaper and discard in trash.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Copper sulfate, pentahydrate007758-99-899
Inert ingredients (unspecified)999999-00-21
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