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1 Trade nameManufacturerForm
ACIFEN HERBICIDESHANDONG RAINBOW INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD.SOLUBLE CONCENTRATE
Ardeo HerbicideADAMA AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITEDAQUEOUS CONCENTRATE
BLAZER SELECTIVE HERBICIDEUPL AUSTRALIA LIMITEDAQUEOUS CONCENTRATE
Relyon Tuxedo 224 HerbicideRURALCO HOLDINGS LIMITEDAQUEOUS CONCENTRATE
TRAILBLASTER HERBICIDEGROW CHOICE PTY LIMITEDSOLUBLE CONCENTRATE

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) (Toth et al., 1988), 80 mg/L (Channel Catfish) (Toth et al., 1988).
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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