MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
TREE & SHRUB SOIL NUTRIENT MIX
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5-0-0 PLUS CHELATED MICRONUTRIENTS
SECTION 1.
Issue Date: 08/12
PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
Chemical Product
TREE & SHRUB SOIL NUTRIENT MIX 5-0-0 PLUS CHELATED MICRONUTRIENTS
Chemical Description: Dry fertilizer mixture, water soluble.
TSCA/CAS No.:
This product is a mixture — there is no specific CAS number.
Manufactured For
Lawn and Garden Products, Inc.
P. O. Box 35000
Fresno, CA 93745-5000
Emergency Phone Numbers
Emergency Telephone: DAYS: (559) 499-2100 EVES: (559) 994-9144
CHEMTREC (24-Hour Emergency Number): (800) 424-9300
EPA National Response Center: (800) 424-8802
SECTION 2.
HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS
CHEMICAL
CAS NO.
%
TLV OR PEL
RQ (lbs)
None.
SECTION 3.
EMERGENCY/HAZARDS OVERVIEW
Fine green granules with mild odor. May be harmful if swallowed. May cause slight irritation
to eyes. Not D.O.T. regulated.
HEALTH: 1
REACTIVITY: 0
FLAMMABILITY: 1
ENVIRONMENT: 1
(0=Insignificant 1=Slight 2=Moderate 3=High 4=Extreme)
SECTION 4.
Eyes:
Skin:
Ingestion:
Inhalation:
FIRST AID
Flush immediately with water for at least 15 minutes. Call a physician if eye
irritation persists.
Wash thoroughly with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing and wash
before reuse. See a physician if skin becomes irritated.
Rinse mouth and then drink plenty of water. Do not induce vomiting. Call a
physician or Poison Control Center immediately.
Move to fresh air. If breathing becomes difficult, call a physician.
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SECTION 5.
Issue Date: 08/12
FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS
Flash Point:
Test Method:
LEL Flammable Limits:
UEL Flammable Limits:
Autoignition Temperature:
Flammability Classification:
Known Hazardous Products of Combustion:
Properties that Initiate/Contribute to Intensity of Fire:
Potential For Dust Explosion:
Reactions that Release Flammable Gases or Vapors:
Potential For Release of Flammable Vapors:
Unusual Fire & Explosion Hazards:
Extinguishing Media:
Special Firefighting Procedures:
Not applicable.
Not available.
Not available.
Not available.
Not pertinent.
Not readily ignitable.
Not known.
None.
Slight and only from dust formation.
Not known.
None.
None.
Carbon dioxide, dry powder, foam,
water spray. Do not use water jet as it
can rapidly spread fire.
Wear positive pressure, self-contained
breathing apparatus and goggles. Avoid
smoke inhalation. Contain any liquid
runoff.
SECTION 6.
SPILLS AND LEAKS
Containment:
Clean Up:
Evacuation:
Prevent product spillage from entering drinking water supplies or streams.
Sweep up and use according to labeling or package for disposal.
Not necessary.
SECTION 7.
STORAGE AND HANDLING
Storage:
Transfer Equipment:
Work/Hygienic Practices:
SECTION 8.
Eyes:
Store in a cool, dry place. Do not store in contact with aluminum or
copper. Do not store near food or feeds. Do not stack pallets
more than two (2) high.
Transfer solutions of product using chemical-resistant plastic or
stainless steel tanks, pumps, valves, etc.
Keep out of reach of children. Harmful if swallowed or inhaled.
Avoid breathing vapors or spray mist. Avoid contact with eyes,
skin and clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after
handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
Chemical dust/splash goggles to keep dust out of eyes. As a general rule, do
not wear contact lenses when handling.
Skin:
Impervious gloves and clothes.
Respiratory: Not normally needed but recommend NIOSH-approved respirator (such as 3M
#8500) for nontoxic nuisance dust. If use in solutions generates an aerosol mist
or respiratory irritation, use NIOSH-approved dust/mist respirator (such as 3M
#8710).
Ventilation: Recommended but no TLV established.
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SECTION 9.
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL DATA
Appearance:
Odor:
pH:
Vapor Pressure:
Vapor Density (Air=1):
Boiling Point:
Freezing Point:
Water Solubility:
Density:
Evaporation Rate:
Viscosity:
% Volatile:
Octanol/Water Partition Coefficient:
Saturated Vapor Concentration:
SECTION 10.
Fine green granules.
Mild.
5 – 8.
<0.000001 hPa.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Soluble.
650 – 900 kg/m3.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Not determined.
Not available.
Not available.
STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stability:
Conditions To Avoid:
Incompatibility:
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Hazardous Polymerization:
SECTION 11.
Issue Date: 08/12
Stable.
Avoid extreme temperatures.
Strong oxidizing agents, strong alkalies.
None.
Will not occur.
POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS
Acute Effects:
Eyes:
Skin:
Ingestion:
Inhalation:
Mild irritant. May cause redness.
Mild irritant, especially from prolonged exposure. May cause redness.
May cause stomach cramps and/or nausea.
Inhalation of nuisance dust may cause coughing, wheezing and/or mild
irritation of nasal mucous membranes.
Subchronic Effects: None known.
Chronic Effects:
None known.
SECTION 12.
ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Algal/Lemna Growth Inhibition:
Toxicity to Fish and Invertebrates:
Toxicity to Plants:
Toxicity in Birds:
Not known.
LC50: > 100 mg/l
Not known.
Not known.
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SECTION 13.
Issue Date: 08/12
DISPOSAL
Do not contaminate lakes, streams, ponds, estuaries, oceans or other waters by discharge of
waste effluents or equipment washwaters. Dispose of waste effluents according to state and
local regulations. Also, chemical additions or other alterations of this product may invalidate
any disposal information in this MSDS. Therefore, consult local waste regulators for proper
disposal. Do not discharge.
SECTION 14.
TRANSPORTATION
D.O.T. Shipping Description:
Other Shipping Description:
SECTION 15.
Not D.O.T. Regulated.
Fertilizing Compounds (Manufactured), Dry, Pkgd.
(NMFC Item 68140 Sub 4, LTL Class 60)
REGULATORY INFORMATION
CERCLA: None.
SARA TITLE III, Section 313 Toxic Chemicals: None.
PROPOSITION 65 (CA): ATTENTION: This product contains chemicals known to the State of
California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.
SECTION 16.
OTHER
While the information contained herein is based on data considered accurate and was
compiled to comply with the Federal Hazard Communication Standard and the California
Hazardous Substances Information and Training Act, it is provided for guidance only. Lawn
and Garden Products, Inc. does not guarantee its accuracy or completeness. Health and safety
precautions in this data sheet may not be adequate for all individuals and/or situations. It is
the user’s obligation to evaluate and use this product safely and to comply with all applicable
laws and regulations; in so doing, user assumes all risk in use of the material. The information
contained herein is not to be taken as a warranty or representation for which Lawn and Garden
Products, Inc. assumes legal responsibility.
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