Bifenazate

1_Trade_NameManufacturerForm
ACRAMITE MITICIDEARYSTA LIFESCIENCE AUSTRALIA PTY LTDSUSPENSION CONCENTRATE
DURAMITE MITICIDEARYSTA LIFESCIENCE AUSTRALIA PTY LTDSUSPENSION CONCENTRATE
FLORAMITE MITICIDEARYSTA LIFESCIENCE AUSTRALIA PTY LTDSUSPENSION CONCENTRATE
Surefire Macromite MiticidePCT HOLDINGS PTY LTDSUSPENSION CONCENTRATE

4. ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Bifenazate 480g/L

5. COST: $352.00 per L or kg.

6. CHEMICAL GROUP: UN.

7. RELATED PESTICIDES:

Bifenazate 480g/L
DICOFOL 480g/L

8. GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

An agricultural, contact, residual, non systemic and selective insecticide for the control of mites for use in horticulture.

9. APPLICATION METHODS AND TIPS:

Breaks down quickly in alkaline water.
Ensure thorough coverage and spray to run off.
Do not spray plants in flower where bees are foraging.
Resdiual control for up to 3 weeks.

10. ADJUVANTS, WETTERS, OILS:

Use an acidifier or buffer if carrier water is alkaline

11. EQUIPMENT:

High volume sprayers

12. SPRAYER WASH OUT AND DECONTAMINATION:

Tripple rinse with boom cleaner.

13. WATER OR CARRIER DATA:

Use neutral to acidic water.
>1000 L /ha - spray to run off.

14. WEATHER:

Apply in fine weather.

15. RAINFASTNESS:

20 minutes

16. SOIL:

No specific effects.

17. PLANT HEALTH and OTHER EFFECTS:

18. WITHHOLDING PERIODS:

3-28 days
3-28 days

19. PLANT BACK PERIODS or RECROPPING INTERVALS:

None specified

20. MODE OF ACTION:

Group UN action.
Carbazate family
Organophosphates and carbamates interfere with bifenazate efficacy.
Quick knockdown and residual action.

21. PESTICIDE RESISTANCE:

Some species may be resistant or develop resistance with continued application. Rotate with products from alternative groups.

22. TOXICITY:

Poison schedule - S0
Summary: Practically non toxic to animals
Details:
Poison schedule - Unscheduled
Mammalian toxicity - Practically non toxic.
Acute oral LD50 - >2000 mg/kg (female rats), >5000 mg/kg (male rats) [For comparison table salt is 3000 mg/kg]
Acute dermal LD50 - >5000 mg/kg (rabbit).
Skin - Not irritating. Not sensitising
Eye - Slight irritant.
Vapour inhalation - irritant LC50 - >1.98 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).
NOEL - 20-40 ppm or 1 mg/kg/day
Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) -

23. TOXICITY SYMPTOMS:

24. FIRST AID:

If SWALLOWED - If patient is fully conscious, give plenty of water to drink. Do NOT induce vomiting. Seek immediate
medical assistance if patient has symptoms or is concerned.
If in EYES - Irrigate for 15 minutes 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.
If patient has symptoms or is concerned contact a doctor immediately.
Advice to doctor - Treat symptomatically.
Call Poisons Information Centre on 13 11 26

25. PROTECTIVE CLOTHING:

Safety goggles and face shield.
Elbow length PVC gl;oves.
Cotton overalls and washable hat.
Boots.

26 RE ENTRY PERIODS and OTHER SAFETY ISSUES:

After dpray has dried.

27. PROPERTIES:

Product appearance - Beige liquid with a characteristic odour
Shelf Life -
Product Flammability - Not flammable. Autoignition > 400C
Half life in water - days at pH5 and 35 C.
Water solubility at 25 C. - 3.8 ppm at pH
Oil solubility -
Octanol:Water ratio at 25 C. - LogPow =3.4 at 25C.
Vapour Pressure at 25 C. - 1 x 10-7 torr
Dissociation constant - pKa.
Melting point - C.
Boiling point - 104C
Molecular weight - 300.36
Density -
Specific gravity 1.11 g/cm3
Molecular Formula: C17H20N2O3
pH 6.8 to 4.6

28. ENVIRONMENTAL FATE:

Summary - Highly toxic to fish and aquatic organisms. Toxic to foraging bees.
Birds - Practically non toxic. LC50 726 mg/kg Mallard duck
Fish - High toxicity LC50 0.26-0.58 ppm.
Invertebrates - High toxicity. LC50(48hr) = 0.50 mg/kg for Daphnia magna.
Bees - Moderate toxicity. LD50 = 7.5 ug/bee
It has a half life in soil of <5 days.
It has an EPA classification for soil mobility that ranges from
Ground water contamination is unlikely.
Accumulation in milk and tissues.
It is not mobile or persistent in the environment (EPA 1999)
EPA Data June 1999
Hydrolysis 6.34 days at pH 4, 2.68 days at pH 5, 7.7 hours at pH 7, 0.45 hours at pH 9.
Photolysis in Water 16.20 hours at pH 5
Photolysis on Soil <0.5 hour
Aerobic Soil Metabolism 7.3 hours
Anaerobic Aquatic Metabolism 77.9 days
Mobility-Column Leaching
Low mobility in sandy loam
Immobile in silt loam and clay loam soils
Mobility-batch equilibrium Kads of 5 for a CA sandy loam
38 for an Ohio sandy loam
77 for a silty loam
84 for a silt loam
246 for a loam sediment
The Koc values ranged from 3011 to
6189
Terrestrial Field Dissipation 5 days

29. COMPATIBILITY:

See HerbiGuide for compatibility with other herbicides, insecticides and fungicides.
See HerbiGuide for a full list of pesticide compatibilitiesOrganophosphates and carbamates interfere with bifenazate efficacy.

30. REGISTERED CROPS, INSECTS and DISEASES.

See HerbiGuide Species Solutions Tab for registered uses.

31. GOVERNMENT AND REGULATORY INFORMATION:

Dangerous Goods Class - Class 9. Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods
Hazchem Code - 2X
Packaging Group - III
Initial Emergency Response Guide IERG -
UN Number - 3082
CAS Number - 149877-41-8
NOHSC Classification and phrases -
Harmful (Xn)
R20 Harmful by inhalation
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS
SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S.
(CONTAINS BIFENAZATE)
MARINE POLLUTANT

32. References:

EPA June 1999
Acramite Label 55264-1106.
Acramite MSDS March 2008.

Acknowledgments:

Collated by HerbiGuide. Phone 08 98444064 or www.HerbiGuide.com.au for more information.