Benzofenap 300

1 Trade nameManufacturerForm
TAIPAN HERBICIDEBAYER CROPSCIENCE PTY LTDSUSPENSION CONCENTRATE

2 PRICE:

$82.5/L

3 ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Benzofenap 300 g/L

4 CHEMICAL GROUP: H - Pyrazoles.

Bleachers: Inhibitors of 4-hydroxyphenol-pyruvate dioxygenase (HPPDs)

5 RELATED HERBICIDES:

BalanceIsoxaflutole 750 g/kg (or480g/L)
Benzofenap 300Benzofenap 300g/L

6 GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Benzofenap is a translocated, selective, root and shoot absorbed herbicide used mainly for broad-leaved water weed control in Rice.

7 APPLICATION METHODS AND TIPS:

Fixed wing Aerial application
Apply as course droplets with a Bickley boom on aircraft in 20 L/ha water to water that is at least 10 cm deep.
Ground or helicopter application
Drip directly into the water using a SQWIIRT rig applying a minimum of 5 L/ha water as the carrier.

10 WATER QUALITY:

Hard water
Colloids
pH

11 COMPATIBILITY:

Not compatible with strong acids or alkalis.
Trace elements.

12 EQUIPMENT:

Bickley boom for aerial application.
SQWIIRT rig for ground or helicopter application.

14 HERBICIDE RESISTANCE:

None reported.

15 REPLANTING INTERVALS:

CropTime
Barley12 weeks
Canola12 weeks
Clover: Subterranean12 weeks
Wheat12 weeks

16 WITHHOLDING PERIODS:

CropTypeTime
AllHarvest 
AllGrazing 

17 RE-ENTRY PERIOD:

18 PROTECTIVE CLOTHING:

19 SOIL:

20 MODE OF ACTION:

Herbicide group F. Inhibits carotenoid synthesis. Plants turn white due to lack of carotene pigments.

Uptake and translocation:

Absorbed by roots and leaves.

Physiological effects:

Residual Life and Breakdown:

Selectivity:

Controls some broad-leaved plants with little action on grasses.

23 PLANT SYMPTOMS:

Bleaching of leaves and white blotches.

SECONDARY EFFECTS:

24 TOXICITY:

Low mammalian toxicity.

Summary:

Details:

Poison schedule - S5.
Mammalian toxicity - Low.
Acute oral LD50 - >15,000 mg/kg (rats), [For comparison table salt is 3000 mg/kg]
Acute dermal LD50 - >5000 mg/kg (rabbit).
Skin - Slightly irritating. May irritate skin. Weak skin sensitiser.
Eye - Slightly irritating. May irritate eyes.
Vapour inhalation - LC50 - >1.93 mg/L air (4 hour, rat). Low toxicity.
Chronic oral toxicity NOEL - ppm for two years.
Not carcinogenic, mutagenic or teratogenic (i.e. does not cause cancer or reproductive problems in animal studies).
Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) -

Other Species -

Dangerous to fish
Birds - low toxicity. LD50 >5200 (Bobwhite Quail); >2000 mg/kg (Mallard Duck)
Fish - high toxicity LC50(48hr) >10 mg/L.
Invertebrates - moderate toxicity. LC50 >10 mg/L (Daphnia).
Bees - toxicity.

25 TOXICITY SYMPTOMS:

26 FIRST AID:

If SWALLOWED - Wash mouth out with water. Do not induce vomiting. Seek medical attention if a large amount has been ingested. May be harmful if a large amount has been swallowed.
If in EYES - Irrigate with plenty of water.
If on SKIN - Rinse with plenty of water, remove contaminated clothing, wash with soap and water.
If INHALED - Remove patient to fresh air.
See a doctor if worried.
Advice to doctor - Treat symptomatically. No specific antidote.

27 ENVIRONMENTAL FATE:

Half life in soil - 38 days.
Half life in water - days at pH5 and 35 C.
It has an EPA classification for soil mobility that ranges from
Ground water contamination - Low likelihood of leaching. Low likelihood of surface runoff.
Accumulation in milk and tissues.
pH stability - Stable pH<9.
Photolysis rate -
Hydrolysis half life -
Biodegradation rate -

30 REGULATION AND LEGAL:

UN number - Not applicable.
Dangerous goods class - Not classified as a dangerous good for transport by road or rail.
Hazchem code - Not applicable.
Proper shipping name - Not applicable.
Packaging group - Not applicable.
EPG - Not applicable.
CAS number - 82692-44-2

31 PROPERTIES:

Water solubility at 25 C. - 0.13 mg/L. Low solubility and forms a suspension.
Oil solubility -
Octanol:Water ratio at 25 C. - at pH 5; Strongly adsorbed
Vapour Pressure at 30 C. - 1.33 x 10-5 Pa
Dissociation constant - pKa
Melting point - C.
Boiling point - >100 C.
Molecular weight -
Half life in water - days at pH5 and 35 C.
Colour - Viscous cream suspension.
Odour - Negligible
Bulk density -
Specific gravity - 1.08 at 20 C
pH - 7.5-8.5.
Flammability - Non flammable.
Corrosivity - Non corrosive.

33 REFERENCES:

Field Crop Herbicide Information:

CHEM NAME
6. Product colour : Cream.
7. Product Flammability : Non flammable
9. Shelf Life :
12. Effect of Soil Texture on Herbicide :
13. Effect of Soil pH on Herbicide :
14. Effect of Soil Organic Matter on Herbicide :
15. Mode of Action :
16. Application Timing : After flooding in Rice.
17. Rate Variations : 2 L/ha.
18. Rates Selection :
19. Weeds Controlled : Some broad-leaved weeds
20. Effect on Crop :
21. Effect on Legume Species :
22. Soil Moisture at Application :
DRY -
MOIST -
WATERLOGGED -
23. Frost Effects :
24. Frost Free Days Required After Application :
25. Effect of Application Water Quality on Herbicide :
Saline Water -
Soil Colloids -
26. Recommended Water Volume :
27. Nozzle Type : Flat fan.
28. Recommended Nozzle Pressure :
29. Recommended Filter Size : Mesh size as suitable for nozzle being used.
30. Recommended Wetter
31. Other Additives :
32. Rain Fastness : hours.
33. Time Interval Before Effect is Noticed :
34. Weed Symptoms :
35. Effect of Herbicide/Disease Interaction on Crop :
36. Withholding Period : 0 days.
37. Plant-Back Period :
Spray Tank Clean-Up : Drain tank and flush with clean water for a minimum of 10 minutes. Fill the tank with clean water and flush for 15 minutes. Remove the nozzles and screens and clean separately.
39. Other Comments :

Acknowledgments:

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