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Product Name: Scotts Maxguard Insect Protect. w/ Turf Builder Fertiliz. 24-3-10-09/23/200-Old Product
EPA Registration Code: 538-260A
Form: granules
Product Category: Landscape/Yard » lawns » Fertilizer
Landscape/Yard » lawn care » Insecticide
Landscape/Yard » insect control » Lawn Care
Pesticides » lawn/turf » Insecticide
Customer Service: 0
Date Entered: 2005-01-14
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
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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Warnings: Keep out of reach of children.
Acute Health Effects: From MSDS
- Avoid contact with eyes, skin, or clothing.
- Causes eye irritation.
- Harmful if inhaled, swallowed, or absorbed through skin.
- Avoid inhalation of dust.
EYES: Causes eye irritation.
SKIN: Repeated skin contact may dry skin possibly resulting in skin irritation.
INGESTION: Ingestion may result in abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
INHALATION: Prolonged breathing of dust may cause throat or nose irritation.
MEDICAL CONDITIONS AGGRAVATED: Skin abrasions, sores, or other pre-existing skin conditions. Inhalation of dust may aggravate asthma.
ROUTES OF ENTRY: Ingestion, skin, inhalation.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS
Repeated skin contact may dry skin possibly resulting in skin irritation.
Carcinogenicity: From MSDS
The EPA has classified bifenthrin as a Group C carcinogen. Bifenthrin is not classified as carcinogenic by OSHA, IARC, and NTP.
First Aid: From MSDS
EYES: If in 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. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.
SKIN: If on skin or clothing, take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.
INGESTION: If swallowed, call a poison control center or doctor immediately for treatment advice. Have person sip a glass of water if able to swallow. Do not induce vomiting unless told to 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 mouth-to-mouth, if possible. Call a poison control center or doctor for further treatment advice.
NOTES TO PHYSICIAN: This product is a pyrethroid. If large amounts have been ingested, milk, cream, or other digestible fats and oils may increase absorption and should be avoided.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling.
COMMENTS: See product label for specific First Aid Measures. The above measures are the most conservative - Pesticide Registration (PR) Notice 2001-1, January 2, 2001, and apply in the event a product label is not immediately available.
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: 2003-09-23
Handling: From MSDS HANDLING: See label. Wash hands with soap and water after handling product. Avoid bag breakage. Avoid inhalation or contact with skin, eyes, or clothing. Do not contaminate water when disposing of equipment wash waters. Do not contaminate feed or foodstuffs. Avoid contamination with oxidizing agents or strong alkali. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. STORAGE: See label. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Avoid container breakage. Store in cool, dry area in closed container or package. Keep away from feed or foodstuffs.
Disposal: From MSDS Read and follow label disposal instructions. If empty, do not reuse container, discard in trash. If partially filled, call local solid waste agency or 1-800-CLEANUP for disposal instructions. Never place unused product down any drain and keep away from water sources.
Ingredients from (M)SDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Ammonium phosphate, monobasic007722-76-1
Potassium sulfate007778-80-5
Nuisance dust999999-60-8
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