This product is harmful if swallowed. It is a designated Hazardous Substance according to the criteria of Worksafe
1. IDENTIFICATION OF CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY
Product name: POUNCE 500® TIMBER AND RESIDUAL INSECTICIDE Formulation type: Emulsifiable Poison Schedule: Recommended use:
Insecticide for use as described on the product label.
Unit 1/ 74 Murdoch Cct, ACACIA RIDGE QLD 4110
Telephone: Website: Contact: Emergency telephone №:
2. COMPOSITION of/ INFORMATION on/ INGREDIENTS Ingredients № Proportion
3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION Hazard Designation:
Hazardous according to the criteria of Worksafe Australia.
R65 Harmful-may cause lung damage if swallowed.
S24/25 Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
SUSDP Classification: ADG Classification: UN Number:
4. FIRST AID MEASURES General Information:
If poisoning occurs, immediately contact a doctor or the Poisons Information Centre on 131126 and follow the advice given. Show this MSDS to a doctor. Inhalation:
Remove person to fresh air, and keep rested. Seek medical advice for other than minor exposure. Administer artificial respiration if breathing has stopped.
Remove all contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash product off skin immediately with soap and plenty of water. Seek medical advice if irritation persists.
Immediately flush eyes and under eyelids thoroughly with running water for at least 15 minutes, and seek medical advice.
Do not induce vomiting. Seek medical advice immediately.
Pounce 500 contains the synthetic pyrethroid, Permethrin, and a
hydrocarbon solvent. Symptoms of skin contact are likely to be limited to irritation. Inhalation of vapors may cause drowsiness and dizziness, accompanied by narcosis, reduced alertness, loss of reflexes and co- ordination, and vertigo. It may cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, hypersensitivity, tremors, muscle paralysis, convulsion, coma and respiratory failure. Advice to Doctor:
There is no specific antidote. Treat symptomatically. This product
contains a hydrocarbon solvent. Small amounts of liquid aspirated into the respiratory system during ingestion may cause bronchopneumonia or pulmonary edema. In cases of skin contact, it has been reported that topical application of Vitamin E cream has a therapeutic value, eliminating almost 100% of the skin pain associated with synthetic pyrethroids.
5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES Fire and Explosion Hazards:
Slight fire hazard when exposed to heat or flame.
Fire Extinguisher type:
Foam, chemical or soft water spray. Do not use a water jet from a fire hose.
Fire Fighting Procedures & Precautions:
Fire fighters should wear full protective clothing and self-contained breathing apparatus. Keep intact containers cool by spraying with water. Do not allow contaminated water to be released into the environment.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Flash Point: Flammability Class:
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE/ SPILLS MEASURES Dealing with spills has the potential to increase the risk of personal exposure- during such operations, ensure that protective clothing is worn as detailed below. Avoid contact with spilled material or contaminated surfaces. Keep people and animals away. Prevent spillage from entering drains, sewers or watercourses. If contamination thereof is unavoidable, warn the local water authority. Spills should be contained and absorbed with soil, sand, sawdust, clay, cat litter or other similar material, and once absorption is complete, this material then be placed in sealable, labeled, drums for safe disposal in an approved landfill, and in accordance with the requirements of local or State Waste Management Authorities. Alternatively, bury under at least 500mm of soil in an area away from crops, pastures, homes or water sources. To decontaminate spill area, tools and equipment, wash with a suitable solution, e.g. organic solvent, detergent, bleach or caustic, and add this material to the drums of waste already collected. Label all contents. Do not burn empty containers or product.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE Handling:
Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with skin and eyes, and do not inhale the spray mist. Use product and diluted mix only in a well ventilated area. Do not use around sources of ignition.
Store product in closed, original containers in a cool, well ventilated, secured area away from direct sunlight.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS & PERSONAL PROTECTION Exposure Limits: No exposure standard has been assigned by Worksafe Australia for this product. Ventilation:
Use local exhaust ventilation when using the product or diluted spray.
Avoid contact with the eyes. Wear safety goggles or a face shield when pouring or mixing the product.
Skin Protection: Avoid contact with the skin. Wear cotton overalls buttoned to the neck and wrists,
elbow-length PVC gloves and chemical-resistant footwear. Wash clothing after each days use.
Wear an approved respirator while using the product, to prevent vapor inhalation.
9.PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL PROPERTIES Physical Description: Odour: Aromatic solvent odour. Specific Gravity: Water Solubility: Volatility: Evaporation Rate: Boiling Point:
10. STABILITY & REACTIVITY Reactivity:
Stable under normal conditions of storage and use.
Conditions to Avoid: Incompatibilities: Fire Decomposition: Polymerisation:
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION Toxicity: No data available. Chronic Toxicity: Carcinogenic Effects:
Permethrin is not mutagenic, teratogenic or carcinogenic.
Inhalation may produce respiratory irritation, and can result in headaches, dizziness, drowsiness and nausea.
Mild irritant and causes drying of the skin.
Eye contact: Ingestion: Animal Toxicity Data:
Oral LD50 Permethrin (rat) is 1,479mg/kg.
Dermal LD50 Permethrin (rabbit) is >2,000mg/kg.
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION Effects on Birds: Effects on Aquatic Organisms: No data available. Effects on Other Animals (non-target species): Environmental Persistence & Degradation:
Permethrin has low mobility in soil. It degrades rapidly in soil and water. It has a half-life in soil of less than 38 days.
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS Dispose of empty, used containers by triple rinsing, or preferably pressure rinsing. Add the rinsings to the spray tank or dispose of the rinsings in a disposal pit away from desirable plants and their roots and from watercourses. DO NOT dispose of undiluted chemicals on site. If recycling, replace cap and return cleaned containers to a recycler or designated collection point. If not recycling, break, crush or puncture empty containers and bury in a local authority landfill. If no landfill available, bury the containers at least 500mm deep in a disposal pit specifically marked and set up for this purpose, clear of waterways, desirable vegetation and tree roots. Empty containers and product should not be burnt. 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION UN Proper Shipping Name: Class and Subsidiary Risk:
Not classified as dangerous goods for transport by road or rail.
Packing Group: Hazchem Code: MARINE TRANSPORT:
Classified as Dangerous Goods by the International Maritime
Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG) Code) for transport by sea. UN Number 3082 Dangerous Goods Class 9 Packing Group III ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S (CONTAINS PERMETHRIN) MARINE POLLUTANT.
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION APVMA Approval №: 49211/0503 16. OTHER INFORMATION This MSDS contains only safety-related information. For other data, see product literature. MSDS updated from previous version – Section 9 data.
The above information is correct and accurate to the best of our knowledge. However, no warranty, expressed or
implied, is made as to its accuracy or completeness of data herein. Further research and investigation may be required
for your particular use of this product.
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