MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

Product Name: AWARD FIRE ANT BAIT

1. PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Product Name: AWARD FIRE ANT BAIT
Product No.: A8869C
EPA Signal Word: Caution
Health and Environmental
Harmful if inhaled. May be harmful in contact with skin.
Hazardous Decomposition Products
None known.
Physical Properties
Appearance: Light gray solid
Odor: Sweet
Unusual Fire, Explosion and Reactivity Hazards
During a fire, irritating and possibly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion.
Have the product container, label or Material Safety Data Sheet with you when calling Syngenta
(800-888-8372), a poison
contol center or doctor, or going for treatment.
If swallowed: Call Syngenta (800-888-8372), a poison control center or doctor immediately for treatment
advice. Have the person sip a glass of water if able to swallow. Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so
after calling 800-888-8372 or by a poison control center or doctor. Do not give anything by mouth to an
unconscious person.
Product Name: AWARD FIRE ANT BAIT
Ingestion:
EPA Registration Number(s): 100-722
Ingredients not precisely identified are proprietary or non-hazardous. Values are not product specifications.
Syngenta Hazard Category: B
Section(s) Revised: 2, 3, 8, 14
Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc.
Post Office Box 18300
In Case of Emergency, Call
1-800-888-8372
Greensboro, NC 27419
CAS No.: 72490-01-8
Chemical Name: [2-(4-phenoxyphenoxy)ethyl]-carbamic acid ethyl ester
Chemical Class: Carbamate (non-cholinesterase inhibiting) Insecticide
Active Ingredient(%): Fenoxycarb (1.0%)
Material
NTP/IARC/OSHA
Other Carcinogen
OSHA
PEL
ACGIH
TLV
Stabilizer Not Established Not Established 10 mg/m³ (oil mist) * No
Fenoxycarb (1.0%) Not Established Not Established 10 mg/m³ TWA *** No
* recommended by manufacturer
*** Syngenta Occupational Exposure Limit (OEL)
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Lower: Not Applicable Upper: Not Applicable
5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
If in eyes: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if
present, after 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye. Call Syngenta (800-888-8372), a poison control center or
doctor for treatment advice.
If on skin or clothing: Take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20
minutes. Call Syngenta (800-888-8372), a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.
If inhaled: 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 Syngenta (800-888-8372), a poison control center or
doctor for further treatment advice.
Notes to Physician
Medical Condition Likely to be Aggravated by Exposure
None known.
Fire and Explosion
Unusual Fire, Explosion and Reactivity Hazards
During a fire, irritating and possibly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion.
In Case of Fire
Use dry chemical, foam or CO2 extinguishing media. Wear full protective clothing and self-contained breathing
apparatus.
Evacuate nonessential personnel from the area to prevent human exposure to fire, smoke, fumes or products
of combustion.
Prevent use of contaminated buildings, area, and equipment until decontaminated. Water runoff can cause
environmental
damage. If water is used to fight fire, dike and collect runoff.
Flammability: Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Not Available
Flash Point (Test Method):
Flammable Limits (% in Air):
Autoignition Temperature:
Eye Contact:
Skin Contact:
Inhalation:
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
In Case of Spill or Leak
Store the material in a well-ventilated, secure area out of reach of children and domestic animals. Do not store
food, beverages
or tobacco products in the storage area. Prevent eating, drinking, tobacco use, and cosmetic application in
areas where there is a
potential for exposure to the material. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling.
Control the spill at its source. Contain the spill to prevent from spreading or contaminating soil or from entering
sewage and
drainage systems or any body of water. Clean up spills immediately, observing precautions outlined in Section
8. Sweep up
material and place in a compatible disposal container. Scrub area with hard water detergent (e.g. commercial
products such
as Tide, Joy, Spic and Span). Pick up wash liquid with additional absorbent and place into compatible disposal
container.
Once all material is cleaned up and placed in a disposal container, seal container and arrange for disposition.
There is no specific antidote if this product is ingested.
Treat symptomatically.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Prevent eating, drinking, tobacco usage and cosmetic application in areas where there is a potential for
exposure to the material. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling.
Where eye contact is likely, use dust-proof chemical goggles.
Where contact is likely, wear chemical-resistant gloves (such as barrier laminate, butyl rubber, nitrile rubber,
Ingestion:
Eye Contact:
Skin Contact:
THE FOLLOWING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION ARE
INTENDED FOR
THE MANUFACTURE, FORMULATION, PACKAGING AND USE OF THIS PRODUCT.
FOR COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS AND/OR ON-FARM APPLICATIONS CONSULT THE PRODUCT LABEL.
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11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute Toxicity/Irritation Studies (Finished Product)
Reproductive/Developmental Effects
Chronic/Subchronic Toxicity Studies
Carcinogenicity
Toxicity of Other Components
Ingestion:
Dermal:
Inhalation:
Eye Contact:
Skin Contact:
Skin Sensitization:
Oral (LD50 Rat) :
Non-Irritating (Rabbit)
Non-Irritating (Rabbit)
Not a Sensitizer (Guinea Pig)
Dermal (LD50 Rabbit) :
Inhalation (LC50 Rat) :
> 5000 mg/kg body weight
> 2000 mg/kg body weight
> 3.48 mg/l air - 4 hours
Other Toxicity Information
None
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Light gray solid
Sweet
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stability: Stable under normal use and storage conditions.
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.
Conditions to Avoid: None known.
None known.
Melting Point:
Boiling Point:
Specific Gravity/Density:
Not Available
Not Applicable
0.27 g/ml @ 77°F (25°C) (typical)
Appearance:
Odor:
pH: 7.5 - 9.0 (1% solution in H2O @ 68°F (20°C)
Solubility in H2O
Vapor Pressure
neoprene rubber, natural rubber, polyethylene, polyvinyl chloride [PVC] or Viton), coveralls, socks and
chemical-resistant footwear.
A respirator is not normally required when handling this substance. Use effective engineering controls to
comply with occupational exposure limits.
In case of emergency spills, use a NIOSH certified respirator with any N, R, P or HE filter.
Inhalation:
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Materials to Avoid: None known.
Fenoxycarb: No evidence of reproductive or mutagenic effects in animal studies.
Fenoxycarb: Increased incidence of liver and lung tumors seen in mice that are not relevant to humans.
Fenoxycarb: No carcinogenic effects in rats.
Fenoxycarb: 5.66mg/l @ 77°F (25°C)
Fenoxycarb: 5.9 x 10(-8) mmHg @ 68°F (20°C)
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12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Do not reuse product containers. Dispose of product containers, waste containers, and residues according to
local, state, and
federal health and environmental regulations.
Characteristic Waste: Not Applicable
Listed Waste: Not Applicable
DOT Classification
Ground Transport - NAFTA
Not regulated by US DOT.
Note: Packages imported into the US and packages prepared for export will be shipped under the IMDG (water)
Classification.
Air Transport - NAFTA
Not regulated by US DOT.
Note: Packages imported into the US and packages prepared for export will be shipped under the IMDG (water)
Classification.
B/L Freight Classification
Insecticides, NOI, Non-Reg
Comments
Water Transport - International
Proper Shipping Name: Environmentally Hazardous Substance, Solid, N.O.S. (Fenoxycarb), Marine Pollutant
Summary of Effects
Environmental Fate
Ecotoxicity Effects
Disposal
Target Organs
Active Ingredients
Inert Ingredients
Excessive inhalation of oil mist may affect the respiratory system. Sensitive individuals may experience
dermatitis after long exposure of oil on skin.
Stabilizer
Very toxic to aquatic life.
Fenoxycarb:
The information presented here is for the active ingredient, fenoxycarb.
Medium bioaccumulation potential. Not persistent in soil. Stable in water. Low mobility in soil. Sinks in water
(after
24 h).
Fenoxycarb:
Fenoxycarb:
Fish (Rainbow Trout) 96-hour LC50 1.6 ppm
Invertebrate (Water Flea) Daphnia Magna 48-hour EC50 0.4 ppm
Bird (Mallard Duck) 14-day LD50 > 3000 mg/kg
Fenoxycarb: Liver, lung
Stabilizer: Lung
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15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Hazard Class: Class 9
Identification Number: UN 3077
Packing Group: PG III
Air Transport - International
Proper Shipping Name: Environmentally Hazardous Substance, Solid, N.O.S. (Fenoxycarb), Marine Pollutant
Hazard Class: Class 9
Identification Number: UN 3077
Packing Group: PG III
Note: Special Provision A97; Packing Instructions 911; Inner max. 50kg.; Single max. 400 kg.
California Proposition 65
WARNING: This product contains a chemical (fenoxycarb) known to the State of California to cause cancer.
RCRA Hazardous Waste Classification (40 CFR 261)
Not Applicable
TSCA Status
Exempt from TSCA, subject to FIFRA
EPCRA SARA Title III Classification
Section 311/312 Hazard Classes:
Section 313 Toxic Chemicals:
16. OTHER INFORMATION
NFPA Hazard Ratings
6/28/1991
6/11/2009 12/6/2006
Health:
Flammability:
Instability:
Replaces:
Original Issued Date:
Revision Date:
CERCLA/SARA 302 Reportable Quantity (RQ)
None
The information and recommendations contained herein are based upon data believed to be correct.
However, no guarantee or warranty of any kind, expressed or implied, is made with respect to the
information contained herein.
0 Minimal
1 Slight
2 Moderate
3 Serious
4 Extreme
HMIS Hazard Ratings
Health:
Flammability:
Reactivity:
Acute Health Hazard
Fenoxycarb (1.0%) (CAS No. 72490-01-8)
For non-emergency questions about this product call:
1-800-334-9481
End of MSDS
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