Basagran

1 Trade nameManufacturerForm
AMVAC Bentazone 480 SL HerbicidePROFENG AUSTRALIA PTY LTDSOLUBLE CONCENTRATE
APPARENT BENTAZONE 480 SL HERBICIDEAPPARENT PTY. LTD.SOLUBLE CONCENTRATE
BASAGRAN POST-EMERGENCE HERBICIDEBASF AUSTRALIA LTD.AQUEOUS CONCENTRATE
Beanzone 480 HerbicideGROW CHOICE PTY LIMITEDSOLUBLE CONCENTRATE
Bentakey HerbicideINDUSTRIAL QUIMICA KEY, S.A.SOLUBLE CONCENTRATE
BROADSTAR HERBICIDEADAMA AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITEDSOLUBLE CONCENTRATE
CONQUEST B-ZONE 480 SL HERBICIDECONQUEST CROP PROTECTION PTY LTDSOLUBLE CONCENTRATE
Ezycrop Bentazone 480 SL HerbicideEZYCROP PTY LTDSOLUBLE CONCENTRATE
FARMALINX BENTAZONE 480 SL HERBICIDEFARMALINX PTY LTDSOLUBLE CONCENTRATE
NUFARM DICTATE 480 POST-EMERGENCE HERBICIDENUFARM AUSTRALIA LIMITEDSOLUBLE CONCENTRATE
RAINBOW BENTAZONE 480 SL HERBICIDESHANDONG RAINBOW INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD.SOLUBLE CONCENTRATE
SABAKEM BENTAZONE 480SL POST-EMERGENCE HERBICIDESABAKEM PTY LTDSOLUBLE CONCENTRATE

ACTIVE INGREDIENT: 480 g/L bentazone as an aqueous concentrate.

4 CHEMICAL GROUP: C. - Thiazole or benzothiadiazole.

5 RELATED HERBICIDES:

6 GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

A contact herbicide.

7 APPLICATION METHODS AND TIPS:

Apply to actively growing plants.
Crop scorching may be more pronounced in hot weather.

9 ADJUVANTS:

Spray oils may improve weed control but may reduce selectivity on the crop.

10 WATER QUALITY:

Hard water
Colloids
pH

11 COMPATIBILITY:

Antagonistic with diclofop.

14 HERBICIDE RESISTANCE:

18 PROTECTIVE CLOTHING:

20 MODE OF ACTION:

Contact.

Uptake and translocation:

Physiological effects:

Residual Life and Breakdown:

Selectivity:

23 PLANT SYMPTOMS:

SECONDARY EFFECTS:

24 TOXICITY:

Summary:

Schedule 5.

Details:

Mammalian toxicity -
Acute oral LD50 - 1100 mg/kg [For comparison table salt is 3000 mg/kg]
Acute dermal LD50 - > mg/kg (rabbit).
Skin -
Eye -
Vapour inhalation - LC50 - > mg/L air (rat).
Chronic oral toxicity NOEL - ppm for two years.
Not mutagenic or teratogenic (i.e. does not cause cancer or reproductive problems).

Other Species -

Birds - toxicity.
Fish - toxicity LC50 > ppm.
Invertebrates - toxicity.
Bees - toxicity.

25 TOXICITY SYMPTOMS:

26 FIRST AID:

27 ENVIRONMENTAL FATE:

It has a half life in soil of .
It has an EPA classification for soil mobility that ranges from
Ground water contamination
Replanting intervals
Accumulation in milk and tissues.

31 PROPERTIES:

Active is a white solid.
Water solubility at 20 C. - 500 ppm at pH ;
Oil solubility - Soluble.
Octanol:Water ratio at 25 C. - at pH 5;
Vapour Pressure at 25 C. - <1 x 10-7.
Dissociation constant - pKa
Melting point - 137-139 C.
Decomposition - 200 C.
Molecular weight - 240.3.
Half life in water - days at pH5 and 35 C.

33 REFERENCES:

Ashton, F.M. and Crafts, A.S. (1981) Mode of Action of Herbicides. (Wiley-Interscience publication).

Acknowledgments:

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