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Product Name: Miracle-Gro Quick Start 4-12-4-Old Product
Form: liquid
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » plant starter » Fertilizer
Customer Service: 888-270-3714
Date Entered: 2001-05-30
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Manufacturer: Scotts Company
Address: 14111 Scottslawn Road
City: Marysville
State: OH
Zip Code: 43041
Telephone Number: 937-644-0011
Toll Free Number: 888-270-3714
Date Info Verified: 2019-01-13
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?)
Health Effects
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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS Potential Health Effects: CAUTION! High dust concentrations may cause mild upper respiratory tract irritation with coughing and nasal discharge. Eye or skin contact may cause mild, transient irritation. Possible target organs: All tissue (possibly irritation) Medical conditions that may be aggravated by exposure: No data available. This product contains urea (CAS#57-13-6) and is affirmed as generally recognized as safe (GRAS) in accordance with U.S. FDA, 21 CFR 184. Exposure can occur by eye or skin contact, ingestion, or inhalation of dusts or mists. Eye contact with an unspecified amount of urea powder has caused reversible corneal opacity along with irritation as a foreign body in the eye with tearing, and blinking. Skin contact with powdered urea is not expected to cause irritation. Dermal absorption is expected to be minimal (6-11 %). Ingestion is expected to cause nausea, vomiting, and possible excitement and convulsions. These high exposure levels are NOT considered relevant to occupational or normal use exposure situations. All materials contained in this product are considered to have low toxicity by the expected routes of exposure.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS No information given.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS Carcinogens: None as per OSHA, NTP, IARC, or California Proposition 65.
First Aid: From MSDS Skin Contact: Remove contaminated clothing. Flush affected area with water for 15 minutes. Wash affected area with mild soap and water. Seek medical attention if irritation develops or persists. Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water. Remove any contact lenses (if easy to do) and continue flushing for 15 minutes. Seek medical attention immediately if irritation develops or persists. Ingestion: Immediately rinse mouth out with plenty of water. If within 30 minutes after ingestion, give person a small glass of water or milk. NEVER give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Do not induce vomiting unless instructed to do so by a physician or poison center. Seek medical attention immediately. Inhalation: Remove person to fresh air. Seek medical attention immediately if breathing becomes difficult.
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: 1999-11-30
Handling: From MSDS Work and hygienic practices: Wash hands with soap and water after handling product. Follow specific use instructions supplied with product. Storage and handling practices: Store in cool, dry area in closed container or package. Keep containers closed at all times. Do not reuse containers. Store away from incompatible materials. Use with proper personal protective equipment. Keep out of reach of children. Protective practices during cleaning of application equipment: Rinse all equipment after use. Collect all rinse water and apply to appropriate lawn/garden areas. Environmental stability: Stable Effect of material on plants or animals: Highly beneficial to plant life. Effect or product on aquatic life: No known adverse effects Environmental fate: No Data Available
Disposal: From MSDS Waste disposal must be in accordance with Federal, state, and local regulations. Be aware that the waste owner has responsibility for final disposal. Regulations may also apply to empty containers, liners or rinsate. Laws may change or be reinterpreted; state and local regulations may be different from Federal regulations. This information applies to materials as manufactured; contamination or processing may change waste characteristics and requirements.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Ammonium phosphate, monobasic007722-76-1
Potassium phosphate007778-77-0
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