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MALATHION-OIL CITRUS & ORNAMENTAL SPRAY
SAFETY DATA SHEET
Manufacturer’s Name & Address
Southern Agricultural Insecticides, Inc.
PO Box 218, Palmetto, Fla. 34220
MALATHION OIL CITRUS & ORNAMENTAL SPRAY EPA Reg. No.829 175
Mixture of Malathion (O,O-Dimethyl-S-(1,2-di(ethoxycarbonyl)-ethyl)
Phosphorodithioate and mineral spray oil
II HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS CAS No. nominal %
. 10 mg/m3
Severely hydrated paraffinc oil
. 5mg/m3(oil mist)
III PHYSICAL PROPERTIES (N.D.=Not determined)
Boiling Point: ND
Density: 7.33 lb/gal
Vapor Pressure: N.D.
Percent Volatile: (by volume) N.D.
Vapor Density: (air=1) ND
Evaporation Rate: N.D.
Solubility In Water: Emulsifies.
Reactivity in Water: Stable pH 2-7
Appearance/Odor: Oily, amber liquid with mineral oil odor.
IV FIRE AND EXPLOSION DATA
Flash Point: Approximately 165oF
Flammable Limits: N.D.
Extinguishing Media: CO2, dry chemical, foam, Water spray cool containers. A water stream may spread
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Fight fire upwind. Dike to prevent water runoff. Firemen should wear self
contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing. Decontaminate clothing with liquid chlorine bleach.
Unusual Fire & Explosion Hazards: Vapors and fumes are hazardous. Evacuate people downwind from fire.
Vapors can form explosive mixtures with air. Thermal Decomposition Products: Dimethyl sulfide, SO2, CO2,
CO, and phosphorous pentoxide. Avoid breathing smoke and fumes. Malathion rapidly decomposes above
100 oC creating some risk of explosion..
V FIRST AID
EYE Exposure: Flush eyes a gentle stream of clean water for at least 15 minutes. Hold eye lids apart to
ensure washing underside of lids. Remove contact lenses while rinsing.. Get medical attent