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Product Name: GardenTech Sevin 5, Ready-To-Use 5 Percent Dust-03/01/2012
EPA Registration Code: 432-1209-71004
Form: powder
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » home garden » Insecticide
Pesticides » home garden » Insecticide
Customer Service: 866-945-5033
Date Entered: 2014-10-27
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer: GardenTech
Address: 1000 Parkwood Circle Suite 700
City: Atlanta
State: GA
Zip Code: 30339
Telephone Number: 866-945-5033
Toll Free Number: 866-945-5033
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-15
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: Caution! Harmful if swallowed. Harmful if absorbed through skin. Harmful if inhaled. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid breathing dust.

Potential Health Effects

Routes of Exposure: Ingestion, Inhalation, Eye contact, Skin Absorption

Eye Contact: Causes eye irritation. Avoid contact with eyes.

Skin Contact: Harmful if absorbed through skin. May produce symptoms similar to those from ingestion. Avoid contact with skin and clothing.

Inhalation: Harmful if inhaled. May produce symptoms similar to those from ingestion. Avoid breathing dust.

Ingestion: Harmful if swallowed. This product causes reversible cholinesterase inhibition without long term effects. Repeated overexposure may cause more severe cholinesterase inhibition with more pronounced symptoms. May lead to rapid onset of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, involuntary shaking, excess salivation, pinpoint pupils, blurred vision, profuse sweating, temporary paralysis, respiratory depression, and convulsions. Do not take internally.

Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure: Inhalation of product may aggravate existing chronic respiratory problems such as asthma, emphysema or bronchitis. Skin contact may aggravate existing skin disease.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:

This product or its components may have target organ effects. This product or its components may have long term (chronic) health effects.
Carcinogenicity: This product is not listed as a carcinogen by ACGIH, NTP, IARC or OSHA. However, it may contain crystalline silica (quartz), a substance which has been listed as a carcinogen by ACGIH, NTP and IARC. Crystalline silica is a naturally-occurring mineral comp
First Aid: Eye Contact: Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye. Call a physician or poison control center immediately.

Skin Contact: Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Call a physician or poison control center immediately.

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

Ingestion: Call a physician or poison control center immediately. Rinse out mouth and give water in small sips to drink. DO NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by a physician or poison control center. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Do not leave victim unattended.

When possible, have the product container or label with you when calling a poison control center or doctor or going for treatment.

Notes to Physician: Signs and Symptoms: Temporary blurred vision due to contraction of the pupils (miosis) following contact with the eyes. Bradycardia, Low blood pressure, Salivation, Bronchial hypersecretion, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Sweating, Muscular fasciculation, Spasm, Breathing difficulties, Respiratory paralysis, Somnolence, Coma, Respiratory failure, Hypothermia, Convulsions, Nausea

This product is a cholinesterase inhibitor carbamate.Treatment: Monitor: respiratory, cardiac and central nervous system. Monitor: blood picture. Monitor: red blood cell and plasma cholinesterase. ECG - monitoring (Electrocardiogram). Oxygen or artificial respiration if needed. Keep respiratory tract clear. In case of ingestion gastric lavage should be considered in cases of significant ingestions only within the first 2 hours. However, the application of activated charcoal and sodium sulphate is always advisable. The following antidote is generally accepted: atropine. Before antidote is administered, either clear symptoms of poisoning have to be present or the cholinesterase activity is inhibited to below 30% of normal. In case of convulsions, a benzodiazepine (e.g. diazepam) should be given according to standard regimens. Contraindications: oximes (pralidoxime, obidoxime). Do not use oximes such as 2-PAM unless organophosphate intoxication is suspected. Watch for pulmonary edema, which may develop in serious cases of poisoning even after 24-48 hours. At first sign of pulmonary edema, the patient should be placed in an oxygen tent and treated symptomatically. Contraindications: derivatives of morphine.
Health Rating: 1*
Flammability Rating: 1
Reactivity Rating: 2
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2012-03-01
Handling: Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco, using the toilet or applying cosmetics. Maintain exposure levels below the exposure limit through the use of general and local exhaust ventilation. Handle and open container in a manner as to prevent spillage. Store in a cool, dry place and in such a manner as to prevent cross contamination with other crop protection products, fertilizers, food, and feed. Store in original container and out of the reach of children, preferably in a locked storage area.
Disposal: It is best to use all of the product in accordance with label directions. If it is necessary to dispose of unused product, please follow container label instructions and applicable local guidelines. Never place unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain. Completely empty container into application equipment, then dispose of empty container in a sanitary landfill, by incineration or by other procedures approved by state/provincial and local authorities. If burned, stay out of smoke. Follow advice on product label and/or leaflet.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Calcium carbonate000471-34-145
Magnesium carbonate000546-93-0
Kaolin clay001332-58-7
Amorphous silica112926-00-82
(Complete (M)SDS for this product)
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