ZENECA Ag Products
                                               MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

DEMON WP
MSDS No. US002116_01
Version: 1 Date issued: 08/06/98 Date printed: 08/07/98
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Section 1 − CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
Company : Zeneca Agricultural Products
1800 Concord Pike
Wilmington DE 19850
Phone number : (302) 886−1000
Emergency phone : Medical: 800−327−8633 (1−800 FASTMED)
Chemtrec: 800−424−9300
Technical:302−886−3000
Name used on label : DEMON WP
Product use : A pyrethroid insecticide.
A Registered Trade Mark of Zeneca Agricultural Products
Section 2 − COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Identity CAS−no. Typical % Other information
CYPERMETHRIN TECHNICAL
40 %
Calcium Silicate
1344−95−2 27.4 %
Amorphous Silica
7631−86−9 18.2 %
Other Ingredients:
14.4 %
Ingredients not precisely identified are proprietary or non hazardous.
Values are not product specifications.
Section 3 − HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Physical hazards:
None
Health hazards:
inhalation(TLV) , Irritant (skin, eye, skin sensitizer) Harmful :
respiratory system
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Section 4 − FIRST AID MEASURES
IF IN EYES:
Immediately flush with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. If
redness, itching or a burning sensation develops, have eyes examined and
treated by medical personnel.
IF ON SKIN:
Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Wash skin immediately with
water, followed by soap and water. Such action is essential to minimise
contact with skin. Wash contaminated clothing and decontaminate footwear
before reuse. If redness, itching or a burning sensation develops, get
medical attention.
IF SWALLOWED:
Provided the patient is conscious, give 1 or 2 glasses of water to drink.
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Immediately contact
Zeneca’s Emergency Information Network at 1−800−F−A−S−T−M−E−D (327−8633).
Vomiting should only be induced under the direction of a physician or a
poison control center. If spontaneous vomiting occurs, have victim lean
forward with head down to avoid breathing in of vomitus, rinse mouth and
administer water. Immediately transport victim to an emergency facility.
IF INHALED:
Remove victim to fresh air. If cough or other respiratory symptoms
develop, consult medical personnel.
Section 5 − FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Flash point :
Not applicable.
Autoignition temperature :
No data.
Flammable limits (STP) :
Not applicable.
EXTINGUISHING MEDIA:
Water fog, alcohol foam, carbon dioxide, dry chemical, halogenated agents.
FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS:
Combustible.
Keep fire exposed containers cool by spraying with water.
PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:
A self contained breathing apparatus and suitable protective clothing must
be worn in fire conditions.
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Unusual fire and explosion hazards:
None known.
Section 6 − ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
PERSONAL PRECAUTIONS:
Ensure suitable personal protection during removal of spillages. This means
wearing a face mask that gives protection against organic vapours, eye
protection, chemically resistant gloves, boots and coveralls.
PERSONAL PRECAUTIONS:
Use adequate ventilation and wear an air−supplied respirator to prevent
inhalation. Wear suitable protective clothing and eye protection to prevent
skin and eye contact.
ENVIRONMENTAL PRECAUTIONS:
Washings must be prevented from entering surface water drains. Toxic to
fish. Do not contaminate waterways by cleaning of equipment or by disposal
of wastes. Discarded product is not a hazardous waste under RCRA, 40 CFR
261.
METHODS FOR CLEANING UP:
Absorb spillages onto sand, earth or any suitable absorbent material.
Generously cover the contaminated areas with common, household detergent
(e.g. TIDE, registered trademark of Proctor & Gamble Co.). Using a stiff
brush and small amounts of water, work the detergent into the remaining
spilled material forming a slurry. Brush the slurry into cracks and
crevices and allow to stand for 2−3 minutes. Be careful to completely
avoid skin or eye contact. Do not splatter on oneself or bystanders.
Spread absorbent on the slurry liquid and shovel mixture into the open
drum. Repeat if necessary. Seal drum and dispose of contaminated material
in a facility permitted for hazardous waste. Large spills should be
handled according to a spill plan. Otherwise, in case of emergency call,
day or night, 800−424−9300, Chemtrec.
CONTAINER DISPOSAL:
Empty container retains product residue. Observe all hazard precautions.
Do not distribute, make available, furnish or reuse empty container except
for storage and shipment of original product. Remove all product residue
from container and puncture or otherwise destroy empty container before
disposal.
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Section 7 − HANDLING AND STORAGE
SAFE HANDLING ADVICE:
Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Observe TLV limitations. A sensitized
individual should not be exposed to the product which caused the
sensitization.
REQUIREMENTS FOR STORAGE ROOMS:
Keep container tightly closed, in a cool, well ventilated place.
MATERIALS NOT TO BE STORED TOGETHER:
Keep food and animal feed in separate area away from the storage/use area.
Section 8 − EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION
Occupational exposure limits
OSHA PEL Calcium Silicate
(Total Dust)
8−hour TWA 15 mg/m³
(Respirable Dust)
8−hour TWA 5 mg/m³
ACGIH TLV Calcium Silicate
(Total Dust)
8−hour TWA 10 mg/m³
OSHA PEL Amorphous Silica
8−hour TWA 6 mg/m³
ACGIH TLV Amorphous Silica
8−hour TWA 10 mg/m³
TLV or suggested control value:
No ACGIH TLV or OSHA PEL assigned. Minimize exposure in accordance with
good hygiene practice. Zeneca operates its facilities such that employee
exposure to Cypermethrin is kept below 0.5 mg/m3 8−hour TWA.
ENGINEERING CONTROLS:
Use ventilation adequate to maintain safe levels.
EYE PROTECTION:
Chemical tight goggles.
BODY PROTECTION:
Impervious gloves and apron. Wear suitable protective clothing.
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION:
If needed, use MSHA−NIOSH approved respirator for pesticides.
GENERAL PERSONAL PROTECTION:
Eyewash station and safety shower in work area. Wear suitable protective
clothing, gloves and eye/face protection. Wear suitable respiratory
protective equipment if exposure to high levels of material are likely.
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Section 9 − PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Form : powder
Color : off−white
Odor : slightly aromatic
Boiling point : Not applicable.
Vapor Pressure : No data.
Vapour density : No data.
Solubility : Solubility in water:
dispersible
pH−value (quant.) : 8.6
Specific gravity: :
No data.
Volatile by volume: :
negligible
Section 10 − STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stability: Stable under normal conditions.
HAZARDOUS REACTIONS (CONDITIONS TO AVOID)
Hazardous polymerization:
Will not occur.
HAZARDOUS REACTIONS (MATERIALS TO AVOID)
Incompatible materials:
oxidizing agents
HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS
Combustion Products: carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides,
ammonia, halogen, halogen acids, possible trace amounts of carbonyl
halide.
Section 11 − TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
ACUTE TOXICITY (LETHAL DOSES)
LD50 Ingestion rat
Dose : 1800 mg/kg
Additional inform. : Relative to other materials, this material is
classified as "slightly toxic" by ingestion.
LD50 Skin absorption rabbit
Dose : 2000 mg/kg
Additional inform. : Systemically toxic concentrations of this product will
probably not be absorbed through human skin.
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ACUTE TOXICITY (IRRITATION, SENSITIZATION ETC.)
Eye contact rabbit
Results : Moderate irritant to rabbit eyes.
Symptoms : A similiar degree of irritation will probably occur
after human eye contact.
Inhalation
Symptoms : No toxic effects are known to be associated with
inhalation of dust from this material.
Skin Sensitisation
Symptoms : Mild irritant to rabbit skin.
Irritation will probably develop following repeated
and/or prolonged contact with human skin. Skin exposure
may cause a skin sensation called paresthesia, which is
usually described as tingling, itching, burning,
prickling, glowing, flushing, numbness or a chapped
feeling. Symptoms usually occur around the face (mouth
and eyes) but may involve the arms or hands. Symptoms
may develop shortly after exposure or can be delayed up
to four hours and can persist between 2 and 30 hours
following contact. There is no evidence of any
long−term or cumulative effects on the skin. The
effect may result from transferring the material to the
face from contaminated gloves and hands.
Additional inform. : This material is a skin sensitizer in animal testing.
GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT ACUTE OR OTHER TOXICITIES
General information
The health hazard assessment is based on acute toxicity screening studies.
Other effects of overexposure:
nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea and headache. Respiratory
failure can develop following ingestion of this product.
Section 12 − ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
ECOTOXICITY
Toxicity to fish
Assessment : Very toxic to fish.
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Section 13 − DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Do not contaminate waterways by cleaning of equipment or by disposal of
wastes. Untreated effluent should not be discharged where it will drain into
lakes, streams, or ponds.
Empty container retains product residue. Observe all hazard precautions. Do
not distribute, make available, furnish or reuse empty container except for
storage and shipment of original product. Triple rinse (or equivalent); then
offer for recycling or reconditioning, or puncture and dispose of in a
sanitary landfill or alternatives allowed by State and local authorities.
Section 14 − TRANSPORT INFORMATION
ROAD TRANSPORT DOT
Proper Shipping Name : 3077 ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE,
SOLID, N.O.S., CYPERMETHRIN MIXTURE
UN No. : UN3077
Packaging group : / III
BULK
ROAD TRANSPORT DOT
NON−BULK
Not regulated by DOT.
Section 15 − REGULATORY INFORMATION
HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS
CYPERMETHRIN TECHNICAL
Calcium Silicate
Amorphous Silica
Other regulations, restrictions and prohibitions
TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act) Regulations, 40CFR 710:
This product is a pesticide and is exempt from TSCA regulation.
CERCLA and SARA Regulations (40 CFR 355, 370, and 372):
This product does not contain any chemicals subject to the reporting
requirements of SARA Section 313.
EPA
EPA Registration no.: 10182−00071; 10182−00100 (water−soluable packets)
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Section 16 − OTHER INFORMATION
ZENECA Ag Products believes that the information and
recommendations contained herein (including data and statements)
are accurate as of the date thereof. NO WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR ANY
PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY,
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IS MADE CONCERNING THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HEREIN.
The information provided herein relates to the specific product
designated and may not be valid where such product is used in
combination with any other materials or in any process. Further, since
the conditions and methods of use of the product and of the information
referred to herein are beyond the control of ZENECA Ag Products, ZENECA
Ag Products expressly disclaims any and all liability as to any results
obtained or arising from any use of the product or reliance on such
information.
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