Have you bought a Scotts Miracle Gro product recently? Read this.

  • Debra Smith
  • Thursday, May 1, 2008 12:30pm
  • Local News

The Scotts Miracle Gro-Co. is recalling four illegal, unregistered and misbranded pesticides from store shelves.

The EPA asked nine national retailers to remove the products from store shelves and Scotts to stop selling and distributing the following products:

Miracle Gro Shake ‘n Feed with Weed Preventer All Purpose Plant Food (EPA Reg. No. 62355-4)

Scotts Bonus S MAX (EPA Reg. No. 538-301)

Scotts Turf Builder MAX (EPA Reg. No. 538-299)

SLS Fertilizer with .28 Halts (EPA Reg. No. 538-304)

The risks, if any, posed by these unregistered products are unknown. The EPA and its state partner, the Ohio Department of Agriculture, are conducting laboratory analysis of the unregistered products.

The EPA recommends: “If you have purchased any of these products, you should stop using them. Until the recall plan is in place, please store them in a safe, cool and dry place and out of reach of children, pets and wildlife, preferably in a locked cabinet. Do NOT dispose of the product in the garbage, down the drain or at a community disposal site.”

For More Information:

Two hotline numbers are available for consumers

with questions about the stop sale:

• Call 888-838-1304 to speak with an EPA

representative (available Monday-Friday

9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Central Daylight


• Questions may also be directed to the

National Pesticide Information Center

at 800-858-7378 (available

6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Pacific Daylight

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