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Fire Ant Material Safety Data Sheet

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

 Health

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 Flammability

 0

 Reactivity

 0

 Personal Protection

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Last Review 4-28-00


I.  PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION:

Product Name: Organic One Fire Ant Insecticide DE-010 (67197-2-74866)
Chemical Family: SILICATES
Formula: SIO2-AL2   3-FE2   3-CAO   20% Pyrethrin-Piperonyl-Butoxide
EPA# 67197-2-74866


II. INGREDIENTS

 Mineral or Chemical Name(s)

 Weight %

 CAS #

AMORPHOUS SILICA - NATURAL DIATOMITE 

86.00 % - 90.0%

61790-53-2

 PYRETHRIN

 0.18% - 0.22%

  8003-34-7

 ISOPARAFFINIC - PETROLEUM SOLVENT

 0.72% - 0.88%

  64742-47-83

PIPERONYL - BUTOXIDE - TECHNICAL

 0.90% - 1.10%

  81-03-06

* (Equivalent to min 0.8% butylcarbity - 6 propylpiperonyl ether and 0.2% related compounds)


III. PHYSICAL DATA

 Boiling Point:

 N/A

 Freezing Point:

 N/A

 Vapor Pressure:

 N/A

 Vapor Density:

 N/A

 Evaporation Rate:

 N/A

 % Volatile

 NONE

Specific Gravity:

C

Solubility in Water:

 SLIGHTLY

 Appearance and Odor:

 A SOFT EARTHY POWDER

 

 

 

IV. HEALTH HAZARD DATA

 Flash Point:

 NONE

Flammable Limits: 

 NONE

 Extinguishing Media:

 NONE

 

 

 Special Fire Fighting Procedures:

 NONE

 

 

 Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards:

 NONE

 

 

 

 Threshold Limit Value:

10 MG/M3

 Possible Effects of a Single Overexposure:

ACUTE ACCIDENTAL EXPOSURE WOULD BE NON-SPECIFIC.

 Inhalation:

SYMPTOMS MIGHT INCLUDE COUGHING, WHEEZING, DIFFICULT BREATHING AND UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT IRRITATION

 Skin Contact:

NO KNOWN CAUSE

 Eye Contact:

MAY CAUSE TEMPORARY DISCOMFORT AND IRRITATION

 Ingestion:

NO KNOWN HAZARD

 Total Dust:

NUISANCE DUST

 

 Possible effects of Repeated Overexposure

Chronic Overexposure May Cause Pneumoconiosis (dusty lungs)

-  NO KNOWN HAZARD -

 

 Emergency and First Aid Procedures

 

 INHALATION:

 Remove to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, oxygen and call a physician.

 SKIN CONTACT:

 Of no general concern. Simply wash with soap and water.

 EYE CONTACT:

 For acute exposure, flush with water. If irritation or discomfort persist, call a physician.

 INGESTION:

 NO KNOWN HAZARD

 Notes to Physician

 

 There are no specific antidotes to acute overexposure. Treatment should be directed at the control of the symptoms.

 

 

V. REACTIVITY DATA

 Stability: INERT

 Incompatibility:

 NONE

 Hazardous Decomposition Products:

  

 NONE

 Hazardous Polymerization:

 

 NONE

 Conditions to avoid:

 

 NONE

 

VI. SPILL OR LEAK PROCEDURES

 Steps to be taken if material is released or spilled:

 VACUUM CLEAN OR WET SWEEP SPILLAGE

 Waste Disposal Method:

 WASTE SHOULD BE DISPOSED OF IN CLOSED CONTAINERS TO PREVENT DUST.

 

VII. SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION

Respiratory Protection:

 APPROVED DUST RESPIRATORS FOR EXPOSURE TO POTENTIALLY HIGH DUST ENVIRONMENTS.

Ventilation:

 LOCAL EXHAUST VENTILATION RECOMMENDED

Protective Gloves:

 NOT REQUIRED

Eye Protection:

 NOT REQUIRED

Other Protective Equipment:

 NOT REQUIRED

 

VIII. SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS

 Precautions to be Taken in Handling and Storage

 AS WITH ALL POWDERS, LIMIT THE CREATION AND INHALATION OF DUST. WET FLOORS MAY BECOME EXTREMELY SLIPPERY WHEN DIATOMITE IS PRESENT.

 

IX. ADDITIONAL PRECAUTIONS

 EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS

 

Medical: Toll Free 1-877-239-1191

Technical: Toll Free 1-877-239-1191

 Organic One's Products are EPA registered and approved. The EPA Material Safety Data Sheet explicitly states that Organic One’s natural products contain “NO KNOWN HAZARD”. No protective gear is required for handling.