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Hexaflumuron. RECRUIT* AG Material Safety Data Sheet
Hexaflumuron (RECRUIT® AG)MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETRECRUIT* AGEmergency Phone: 800-992-5994Dow AgroSciences • Indianapolis, IN 46268Effective Date: 01/01/98Product Code: 51622MSDS: 005476*Trademark of Dow AgroSciences1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION:PRODUCT: RECRUIT* AGCOMPANY IDENTIFICATION:Dow AgroSciencesP.O. Box 681428 9330 Zionsville Road Indianapolis, IN 46268-1189 www.dowagro.com2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS:Hexaflumuron CAS# 086479-06-3 0.5% Proprietary inert ingredients 99.5%This document is prepared pursuant to the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR) 1910.1200). In addition, other substances not ‘Hazardous’ per this OSHA Standard may be listed. Where proprietary ingredient shows, the identity may be made available as provided in this standard.3. HAZARDOUS IDENTIFICATIONS: EMERGENCY OVERVIEWWhite solid. Odorless. May cause slight eye irritation. This product is highly toxic to aquatic invertebrates and possibly to fish. Toxic, irritating fumes may be formed if product is involved in fire.EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBER: (U.S.) 800-992-5994 This section includes possible adverse effects which could occur if this material is not handled in the recommended manner.POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS (See Section 11 for toxicological data.)EYE: Product is a solid. Direct eye contact may cause irritation or corneal injury due to mechanical action.SKIN CONTACT: Prolonged exposure may cause slight skin irritation. Repeated contact may cause drying or flaking of skin.SKIN ABSORPTION: A single prolonged exposure is not likely to result in the material being absorbed through the skin in harmful amounts. The dermal LD50 for this product has not been determined. For hexaflumuron, this product's active ingredient, the LD50 for skin absorption in rats is greater than 2000 mg/kg.INGESTION: Single dose oral LD50 has not been determined for this product; however, the single dose oral toxicity is considered to be low based on the product's composition. Because the product is a solid, normal handling operations are not likely to result in ingestion. For the active ingredient, the oral LD50 in rats is greater than 5000 mg/kg.INHALATION: Product is a solid. Normal handling operations are not likely to result in inhalation.SYSTEMIC (OTHER TARGET ORGAN) EFFECTS: None expected.CANCER INFORMATION: Hexaflumuron, the active ingredient in this product, did not cause cancer in long-term animal studies.TERATOLOGY (BIRTH DEFECTS): Hexaflumuron, the active ingredient in this product, did not cause birth defects in laboratory animals.REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS: Hexaflumuron, the active ingredient in this product, did not interfere with reproduction in animal studies,4. FIRST AID:EYES: Flush eyes with plenty of water; mechanical effects only.SKIN: Wash in flowing water after contact with product.INGESTION: Induce vomiting if large amounts are ingested. Consult medical personnel.INHALATION: Remove patient to fresh air if effects occur. Consult a physician.NOTE TO PHYSICIAN: No specific antidote. Supportive care. Treatment based on judgment of the physician in response to reactions of the patient.5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES:FLASH POINT: Not applicableFLAMMABLE LIMITSLFL: Not determinedUFL: Not determinedEXTINGUISHING MEDIA: If product is involved in fire, use water, fog, CO2, or dry chemical.FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS: Toxic, irritating fumes may be formed if product is involved in fire.FIRE-FIGHTING EQUIPMENT: Use positive-pressure, self-contained breathing apparatus and full protective equipment.*Trademark of Dow AgroSciences6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES: (See Section 15 for Regulatory Information) ACTION TO TAKE FOR SPILLS: Sweep up wastes and place into suitable container for disposal.7. HANDLING AND STORAGE: SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN HANDLING AND STORAGE: Store in original container in a dry storage area. Do not store above 122F (50C) for extended periods of time. Do not contaminate water, food, or feed by storage or disposal. Do not tamper with product.8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION: These precautions are suggested for conditions with a high potential for exposure. If handling procedures are such that there is only a low potential for exposure, less protection may be needed. Emergency conditions may require additional precautions.EXPOSURE GUIDELINE: None established. Product is a solid.VENTILATION: When appropriate, such as during manufacturing, provide general and/or local exhaust ventilation to prevent exposure to active ingredient.RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: Atmospheric levels should be maintained below the exposure guideline. When respiratory protection is required for certain operations, such as during manufacturing, use a NIOSH approved air-purifying respirator. SKIN PROTECTION: Clean body-covering clothing should normally be sufficient. During manufacturing, when prolonged or frequently repeated contact could occur with bait, use impervious gloves.EYE PROTECTION: Wear safety glasses during manufacturing.9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES:BOILING POINT: Not applicableVAPOR PRESSURE: Expected to be low VAPOR DENSITY: Not determined SOLUBILITY IN WATER: Not applicable SPECIFIC GRAVITY: 12-20 lb/cu ft APPEARANCE: White solid10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY: STABILITY: (CONDITIONS TO AVOID) Product is stable at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat; do not store above 122F (50C) for extended periods of time.INCOMPATIBILITY: (SPECIFIC MATERIALS TO AVOID) Strong oxidizing agents. HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS: If product is involved in fire, small amounts of hydrogen chloride and hydrogen fluoride may be formed.HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: Will not occur.11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION: See Section 3 for Potential Health Effects. For detailed toxicological data, write the address shown in Section 1 or call the emergency number)MUTAGENICITY: Animal mutagenicity studies were negative. In-vitro mutagenicity studies were negative in some cases and positive in other cases.12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION:For detailed ecological data, write the address shown in Section 1 or call the emergency phone number. ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: This product is highly toxic to aquatic invertebrates and possibly to fish. Bait stations used in above ground applications should not be placed in depressions or low areas that may be flooded. They should not be used where the bait or its hexaflumuron contents could be washed out of the bait station into water at or near the surface of the ground.13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS: DISPOSAL METHOD: Dispose of waste by incineration in accordance with all local, state, and federal requirements for disposal. Used devices that are damaged or no longer needed should be stored until they can be collected by a representative of Dow AgroSciences for disposal or recycling. Contact Dow AgroSciences for further information.14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION: This product is not regulated by the U.S. DOT as a Hazardous Material when shipped domestically by land. *Trademark of Dow AgroSciences15. REGULATORY INFORMATION: (Not meant to be all-inclusive--selected regulations represented)NOTICE: The information herein is presented in good faith and believed to be accurate as of the effective date shown above. However, no warranty, express or implied, is given. Regulatory requirements are subject to change and may differ from one location to another; it is the buyer’s responsibility to ensure that its activities comply with federal, state or provincial, and local laws. The following specific information is made for the purpose of complying with numerous federal, state or provincial, and local laws and regulations. See other sections for health and safety information.U.S. REGULATIONSSARA HAZARD CATEGORY: This product has been reviewed according to the EPA "Hazard Categories" promulgated under Sections 311 and 312 of the Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA Title III) and is considered, under applicable definitions, to meet the following categories: An immediate health hazard A delayed health hazardTOXIC SUBSTANCES CONTROL ACT (TSCA): All ingredients are on the TSCA inventory or are not required to be listed on the TSCA inventory.STATE RIGHT-TO-KNOW: The following product components are cited on certain state lists as mentioned. Non-listed components may be shown in the composition section of the MSDS.CHEMICAL NAM CAS NUMBER LIST CELLULOSE 009004-34-6 PA1 PA1=Pennsylvania Hazardous Substance (present at greater than or equal to 1.0%).OSHA HAZARD COMMUNICATION STANDARD: This product is a "Hazardous Chemical" as defined by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1200.NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION (NFPA)RATINGS:Health 1Flammability 1Reactivity 016. OTHER INFORMATION:MSDS STATUS: New MSDS. The Information Herein Is Given In Good Faith, But No Warranty, Express Or Implied, Is Made. Consult Dow AgroSciences For Further Information.