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CYGONR 2E DIMETHOATE SYSTEMIC INSECTICIDE
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Manufacturer’s Name & Address
Southern Agricultural Insecticides, Inc.
P O Box 218, Palmetto, Fla. 34220
I. PRODUCT NAME
CYGON 2E DIMETHOATE SYSTEMIC INSECTICIDE EPA Reg.No.829-251
O,O-dimethyl- S-(N-methylcarbamoyl-methyl) phosphorodithioate
II. HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS nominal %
OSHA PEL (sub part Z)
25 ppm (skin)
Hazardous ingredients listed in excess of 1%, Carcinogens in excess of 0.1% as per CFR 29 1910-1200
Ingredients listed as Carcinogen IARC, NTP, OSHA
III HEALTH HAZARD DATA (Acute and Chronic)
Data given for technical Dimethoate
(Rat) 387 mg/kg
Dermal LD50 (rat) >2000 mg/kg
Inhalation LC50 (rat) 1.6 mg/1/4-h (estimated value)
Product Signal word: WARNING
Primary Routs of entry: Ingestion, skin absorption, eye contact.
Irritancy Of Dimethoate: Very slight transient dermal irritation. Slight eye irritant.
Skin Sensitization: Dimethoate is not considered to be a skin sensitizer.
Medical conditions aggravated by exposure: Preexisting eye, skin, respiratory disorders and prior experience with lowered
Signs and symptoms:
Headaches, nausea, vomiting, cramps, weakness, blurred vision, pin point pupils, tightness in chest,
labored breathing, nervousness, sweating, watering of eyes, drooling or frothing of mouth and nose, muscle spasms and coma.
Reproductive Effects: A reduction of successful matings are observed in rats at doses where cholinesterase effects were observed.
Teratology: No embryotoxic or teratogenic effect