|1 Trade name||Manufacturer||Form|
|BLAZER SELECTIVE HERBICIDE||UNITED PHOSPHORUS LTD.||AC|
3 ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Acifluorfen 224 g/L as a liquid formulation.4 CHEMICAL GROUP: G.
5 RELATED HERBICIDES:bifenox, diclofop, fluorodifen, nitrofen, nitrofluorfen, oxyfluorfen.
6 GENERAL DESCRIPTION:A pre emergence or early post emergence, contact herbicide
7 APPLICATION METHODS AND TIPS:Crop oils and Pulse often improve weed control.
Pulse may also improve rainfastness.
10 WATER QUALITY:Hard water
11 COMPATIBILITY:Trace elements.
14 HERBICIDE RESISTANCE:18 PROTECTIVE CLOTHING:
20 MODE OF ACTION:
Contact herbicide that affects membrane integrity.
Uptake and translocation:Absorbed by leaves and roots but there is little movement within the plant.
Physiological effects:Residual Life and Breakdown:
23 PLANT SYMPTOMS:
Yellowing, death of leaves, death of plant.
SECONDARY EFFECTS:24 TOXICITY:
Oral Toxicity (ingestion by mouth)- Dermal Toxicity (absorption by skin) -
Other Species -
Acute oral LD50 - 1300 mg/kg, [For comparison table salt is 3000 mg/kg]
Acute dermal LD50 - > mg/kg (rabbit).
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).
Birds - toxicity.
Fish - toxicity 96 hour LC50 31 mg/L (Bluegill)1297, 80 mg/L (Channel Catfish)1297.
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
Accumulation in milk and tissues.
31 PROPERTIES:Active is a light brown solid.
Water solubility at 25 C. - Soluble.
Octanol:Water ratio at 25 C. - at pH 5;
Vapour Pressure at 25 C. -
Dissociation constant - pKa
Melting point - C.
Molecular weight - 363.7
Half life in water - days at pH5 and 35 C.
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