This document has been prepared to meet the requirements of U.S. OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, 29, CFR 1910.1200.
The information contained herein is for the concentrate as packaged unless otherwise indicated. MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET SECTION 1 - PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS:Effects from over exposure may result
from either swal owing, inhaling or coming into contact with skin or
TRADE NAME: FireLine™ 17 WP fungicide/bactericide
eyes. Symptoms of oxytetracycline hydrochloride exposure include
PRODUCT NUMBER: 1001
gastrointestinal irritation, nausea and vomiting. Exposure may cause
EPA REGISTRATION NUMBER: 80990-1
al ergic reaction and anaphylaxis to occur in sensitive individuals. ACTIVE INGREDIENT: Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride
Eye contact may cause moderate eye irritation. As with other antibi-
CAS NUMBER: 2058-46-0
otics, it has the potential to change the micro flora of the intestine
CHEMICAL NAME: 2-naphthacenecarboxamide, 4-(dimethylamino)-
and al ow overgrowth of non-susceptible organisms.
1, 4, 4a, 5, 5a, 6, 11, 12a-octahydro-3, 6, 10, 12 dioxo-monohy-
drochloride, 12a pentahydroxy-6-methyl-1, 11-dioxo-monohy-
MEDICAL CONDITIONS AGGRAVATED: Excessive exposure to any
dust may aggravate pre-existing respiratory conditions. May cause
ANSI COMMON NAME: Oxytetracycline
al ergic reaction and anaphylaxis to occur in individuals with al ergic
MOLECULAR FORMULA: C22H24N2O9HCl (oxytetracycline SECTION 4 - FIRST AID MEASURES CHEMICAL CLASSIFICATION: Antibiotic USE: Control of bacterial diseases on agricultural crops. EYE CONTACT: If in eyes, hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently MANUFACTURER:
with water for 15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present,
after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye. SKIN CONTACT: If on skin or clothing, take off contaminated clothing.
Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. General Information: (908) 931-9001 INHALATION: If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If person is not breath-
ing, cal 911 or an ambulance, then give artificial respiration, prefer-
EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS:
ably mouth-to-mouth if possible. Cal a poison control center or doc-
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY CALL INFO TRAC
tor immediately for further treatment advice. (800) 535-5053 or (352) 323-3500 INGESTION: If swal owed, cal a poison control center or doctor SECTION 2 - COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
immediately for treatment advice. Have the person sip a glass of
Component CAS Number OSHA PEL** ACGIH TLV**
water if able to swal ow. Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so
by a poison control center or doctor. Do not give anything by mouth
NOTES TO PHYSICIAN: Treat symptomatical y. There is no specific
antidote. Emesis may be indicated in recent substantial ingestion
unless the patient is or could rapidly become obtunded, comatose or
convulsing. Is most effective if initiated within 30 minutes. Plasma tetra-
cycline levels are not clinical y useful. No specific lab work (CBC, elec-
trolyte, urinalysis) is needed unless otherwise indicated. Anaphylaxis
may be managed with appropriate supportive measures including
Unidentified inert ingredients are proprietary and/or non-hazardous.
securing an adequate airway, epinephrine and diphenhydramine.
** Permissible Exposure Limits (PEL) & Threshold Limit Value (TLV) are 8-hour time weighted average (TWA). SECTION 3 - HAZARD IDENTIFICATION SECTION 5 - FIREFIGHTING MEASURES EMERGENCY OVERVIEW EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: In case of fire use water spray, dry chem- IMMEDIATE CONCERNS: FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES: Wear full protective clothing and
self-contained breathing apparatus. Evacuate non-essential per-
• Thermal decomposition and burning may form toxic by-products
sonnel from the area to prevent exposure to fire, smoke, fumes or
• For large exposures or fires, wear personal protective equip-
products of combustion. Prevent use of contaminated buildings,
area and equipment until decontaminated.
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FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS: None known. As with all dry pow- MOLECULAR WEIGHT: 496.9 (Oxytetracycline hydrochloride)
ders, it is advisable to ground material equipment in contact with dry
SOLUBILITY IN WATER: Oxytetracycline hydrochloride is soluble in water (>20g/l).
material to dissipate the potential buildup of static electricity. PH: 2.5-4.0 FLASH POINT: Not Applicable VOLATILE COMPONENTS (% w/w): < 8% (water) AUTO IGNITION TEMPERATURE: Not Available DENSITY (lb./cu ft): 42.7 loose, 63.7 compacted FLAMMABILITY: Not Available; Limits - Not Applicable BOILING POINT (degrees C/degrees F): Not applicable HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS ASSOCIATED WITH FIRE: FREEZING POINT (degrees C/degrees F): Not applicable
May emit carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxides, hydro-
MELTING RANGE (degrees C/degrees F): Not available VAPOR PRESSURE (mm Hg @ degrees C/degrees F): Not applicable SECTION 6 - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE SECTION 10 - STABILITY AND REACTIVITY SPILL AND DISPOSAL PROCEDURES: Control the spill at its source STABILITY: Stable under normal storage and use conditions.
and prevent it from spreading, contaminating soil, or entering
Hygroscopic; moisture can cause decomposition.
sewage or drainage systems or bodies of water. Clean up spillsimmediately and use suitable protective equipment (Section 8). HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: Should not occur.
Keep unnecessary persons away. If emergency response personnel
HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION: None known.
are unavailable or unwarranted, clean up a solid spill by carefully
INCOMPATIBILITIES: Decomposed by strong acids and alkalis.
sweeping up the material (avoid creating dust) and using a proper
STORAGE CONDITIONS: Hygroscopic, protect from moisture.
tool to place it into an appropriate disposal container. If liquid, cover
Sensitive to air, light, heat and bases so protect from exposure.
the spill with an absorbing material and follow the same procedure
Keep containers sealed and avoid damage.
used for a solid spill. Scrub the area with a hard water detergent. Pick up liquid with absorbent material and follow the same proce-
SECTION 11 - TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
dure used for a solid spill. Dispose of or treat all spill residues
according to applicable local, state and federal regulations (Section13). Use suitable protective equipment (Section 8). Follow fire pre-
SECTION 7 - HANDLING AND STORAGE ENGINEERING CONTROLS: Local exhaust ventilation sufficient to
control dust is recommended. HANDLING PROCEDURES AND EQUIPMENT: Avoid generating dust.
Use respiratory protection in the absence of adequate ventilation con-
trols (Section 8). Wash skin thoroughly after shift exposure. Keep con-tainers closed when not in use. Clean up spills promptly (Section 6). MUTAGENIC POTENTIAL: None observed. HANDLING AND STORAGE: Store in a cool, dry place and protect REPRODUCTIVE HAZARD POTENTIAL: Possible risk of congenital
from moisture. Avoid contact with skin or eyes. Do not breathe dust
or spray. Do not ingest. Wash hands before eating, drinking, chew-
CHRONIC/SUB-CHRONIC TOXICITY: Gastrointestinal irritation with
ing gum, using tobacco or using the toilet. Do not store food, bever-
nausea, epigastric pain and burning, vomiting, abdominal pain, tran-
ages or tobacco products in the storage area. Protect containers
sitory yellowish-brown discoloration of the tongue, anorexia and
from damage. Use entire contents of packages, do not store open
diarrhea have been reported following oral administration. Blood
packages. Keep out of reach of children and domestic animals. For
disorders (delay in coagulation) have been reported. Possible hyper-
sensitization and super-infections due to overgrowth of organismsnot affected by the antibiotic agent. Three types of renal disease is
SECTION 8 - EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
associated with over exposure: Acute Non-Oliguric Renal Failure
NOTE: The following recommendations for exposure controls and
(individuals with pre-existing pancreatitis or fatty liver), Uremia (indi-
personal protection are for the manufacturing, formulating or pack-
viduals with pre-existing impaired renal function), and Reversible
aging this product. For commercial application and/or on-farm use,
Nephrotoxicity (due to out-dated or degraded tetracyclines). CARCINOGENIC POTENTIAL: Not classifiable based on its IARC, INHALATION: Use MSHA/NIOSH approved dust/mist respirator with
any R, P, or HE filter. Do not breathe dust or spray. INERT INGREDIENTS SKIN CONTACT: Wear chemical resistant (e. g. nitrile or butyl) gloves, Note: Crystalline silica (quartz and cristobalite); inhalation of high
coveralls, socks and chemical resistant footwear. For overhead expo-
dust levels can cause pneumoconiosis, silicosis or pulmonary fibro-
sure, wear chemical resistant headgear.
sis. Listed by IARC as a Group 2A carcinogen (lung) based on limit-ed evidence in humans and sufficient data in animals. Listed by the
EYE CONTACT: Safety glasses required. Use chemical splash goggles
NTP as a substance reasonably anticipated to be a carcinogen.
if potential exists for direct exposure to dust, splashes or sprays. Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be equipped with an
SECTION 12 - ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
eyewash facility and a safety shower. INGESTION: Prevent eating, drinking, tobacco usage and cosmetic ENVIRONMENTAL FATE: Oxytetracycline is unstable to light and heat, it should not accumulate in the soil.
application in areas where there is potential for exposure. Wash thor-oughly with soap and water after handling. OTHER: This product is a pesticide. Avoid contact of spilled materi- als and runoff with soil and surface waterways. SECTION 9 - PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES APPEARANCE: Free flowing, yellow to tan powder ODOR: Odorless to faint odor.
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SECTION 13 - DISPOSAL CONSIDERATION DISPOSAL: 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 SECTION 14 - TRANSPORT INFORMATION U.S. DOT (Department of Transportation) CLASSIFICATION: Not reg- ulated by DOT REPORTABLE QUANTITY (RQ): None SHIPPING FREIGHT DESCRIPTION: Insecticides or Fungicides, Agricultural, N. O. S. ICAO/IATA CLASSIFICATION: Not available. IMDG CLASSIFICATION: Not available. SECTION 15 - REGULATORY INFORMATION TOXIC SUBSTANCES CONTROL ACT (TSCA) CLASSIFICATION: Exempt. Oxytetracycline is a non-hazardous, non-restricted sub- stance. It is listed in the TSCA inventory but is not regulated. Subject to FIFRA. RCRA HAZARDOUS WASTE CLASSIFICATION (40 CFR 261): Not Applicable. CERCLA/SARA 302 REPORTABLE QUANTITY (RQ): None EPCRA SARA Title III Classification:
Section 311/312: Acute Health Hazard & Chronic Health Hazard. Section 313: Toxic Chemicals: Not Applicable. SECTION 16 - OTHER INFORMATION NFPA HAZARD RATINGS: Health 1, Flammability 0, Instability 0 (0- Minimal, 1-Slight, 2-Moderate, 3-Serious, 4-Extreme) HMIS HAZARD RATINGS: Health N/A, Flammability N/A, Reactivity N/A (0-Minimal, 1-Slight, 2-Moderate, 3-Serious, 4-Severe) IMPORTANT: While the descriptions, data and information con- tained in the Material Safety Data Sheet are presented in good faith and are believed to be accurate as of the date indicated, AgroSource, Inc. makes no warranty with respect hereto and dis- claims all liability from reliance thereon. The Material Safety Data Sheet is provided for guidance only. Many factors may affect the product during processing, application or use. Therefore, it is rec- ommended that packagers, handlers and users test to determine suitability under their specific conditions.
FireLine is a trademark of AgroSource, Inc.
Original Issued Date: 01/16/98; Revision Date: 10/12/12; Replaces:07/07/11
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