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1 Trade nameManufacturerForm
BLAZER SELECTIVE HERBICIDEUNITED PHOSPHORUS LTD.AC

3 ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Acifluorfen 224 g/L as a liquid formulation.

4 CHEMICAL GROUP: G.

Diphenyl ether.

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
Colloids
pH

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:

Selectivity:

23 PLANT SYMPTOMS:

Yellowing, death of leaves, death of plant.

SECONDARY EFFECTS:

24 TOXICITY:

Summary:

Schedule 6.

Oral Toxicity (ingestion by mouth)-

Dermal Toxicity (absorption by skin) -

Other Species -

Details:

Mammalian toxicity:
Acute oral LD50 - 1300 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).
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
Replanting intervals
Accumulation in milk and tissues.

31 PROPERTIES:

Active is a light brown solid.
Water solubility at 25 C. - Soluble.
Oil 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.

33 REFERENCES:

Acknowledgments:

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