Trade Name Manufacturer
Previously sold as Bounty by Bayer - Not available at present.
3 ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Diflufenican 595g/L + Ethametsulfuron 270g/kg.Formulation
WATER DISPERSIBLE GRANULE
4 CHEMICAL GROUP: - F and B5 RELATED HERBICIDES:
6 GENERAL DESCRIPTION:A post emergence, translocated, foliar and root absorbed herbicide for control of broadleaf weeds in Narrow-leaved Lupins.
7 APPLICATION METHODS AND TIPS:Best results on actively growing young plants on moist soil with rain a few days after application.
Poorer results can be expected on non-wetting soils, dry soils, soils with high clay or organic matter contents.
10 WATER QUALITY:Hard water
11 COMPATIBILITY:Trace elements.
14 HERBICIDE RESISTANCE:Wild Radish may become resistant
15 REPLANTING INTERVALS:
16 WITHHOLDING PERIODS:
17 RE-ENTRY PERIOD:Wear protective clothing if working in the crop before the spray has dried.
18 PROTECTIVE CLOTHING:19 SOIL:
Longer residual life in high pH soils may affect following crops.
20 MODE OF ACTION:Residual activity depends on rate of application and soil type.
Uptake and translocation:Foliar and root.
Physiological effects:Residual Life and Breakdown:
Controls broad leaved plants with little effect on grasses.
Crop tolerance:Varietal sensitivities:
Effect on Clover Species:
Effect on Medic Species:
Effect on Lucerne:
Effect on Native Plants:
22 DISEASE AND INSECT EFFECTS:
23 PLANT SYMPTOMS:
Yellowing of leaves.
SECONDARY EFFECTS:24 TOXICITY:
Poison schedule - S
Mammalian toxicity -
Acute oral Diflufenican LD50 - >2000 mg/kg (rats). Ethametsulfuron LD50 - >5000 mg/kg (rats) [For comparison table salt is 3000 mg/kg]
Acute dermal Diflufenican LD50 - > 2000 mg/kg (rabbit). Ethametsulfuron LD50 - > 2000 mg/kg (rabbit).
Skin - Diflufenican Non irritating, Non sensitising. Ethametsulfuron Non irritating, Non sensitising.
Eye - Diflufenican Non irritating. . Diflufenican moderately irritating.
Vapour inhalation - Diflufenican LC50 - > 2.34 mg/L air (rat). Ethametsulfuron LC50 - > 5.7 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).
Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) -
Other Species - Harmful to aquatic life. Ethametsulfuron is highly toxic to aquatic plants.
Birds - Low toxicity. LD50 >2150 mg/kg.
Fish - toxicity LC50 Diflufenican 56-100> ppm. Ethametsulfuron >600 ppm
Invertebrates - Moderate toxicity. LC50 Diflufenican >10 mg/L, Ethametsulfuron 34 mg/L.
Bees - Not toxic.
Earthworms - Not toxic.
25 TOXICITY SYMPTOMS:26 FIRST AID:
If SWALLOWED - rinse mouth with water. Do NOT induce vomiting.
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.
Advice to doctor - No symptoms reported. No specific antidote. Anticonvulsive therapy is not appropriate. Treat symptomatically. Don't confuse with organophosphorus compounds.
27 ENVIRONMENTAL FATE:Highly toxic to aquatic plants.
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.
28 REGISTERED CROPS:See HerbiGuide.
29 REGISTERED WEEDS:See HerbiGuide.
31 PROPERTIES:Water solubility at 25 C. - dispersible, practically insoluble;
Oil solubility -
Octanol:Water ratio at 25 C. - at pH 5;
Vapour Pressure at 25 C. - Very low.
Dissociation constant - pKa
Melting point - C.
Molecular weight -
Half life in water - days at pH5 and 35 C.
Density - 0.5-0.7 g/mL.
pH 6-8 at 1% solution.
33 REFERENCES:Ashton, F.M. and Crafts, A.S. (1981) Mode of Action of Herbicides. (Wiley-Interscience publication).
Kearney, P.C. and Kaufman, D.D. (1976). Herbicides. Chemistry, degradation and mode of action. Vol 1 & 2.
Field Crop Herbicide Information:CHEM NAME
2. Concentration of Active Constituent : : Diflufenican 595g/L + Ethametsulfuron 270g/kg.
Trade Name : Bounty
3. Formulation : WATER DISPERSIBLE GRANULE
4. Poison Schedule :
6. Product colour : Cream to light brown free flowing granules with negligible odour.
7. Product Flammability :
8. Dangerous Goods Class : None.
9. Shelf Life : 2 years.
10. Mixtures Compatibility :
11. Registered Crop(s) :
12. Effect of Soil Texture on Herbicide :
13. Effect of Soil pH on Herbicide : Increases residual life. Not recommended for use on soils with pH>8.
14. Effect of Soil Organic Matter on Herbicide : High organic matter may lead to poorer weed control.
15. Mode of Action :
16. Application Timing : Post emergence.
17. Rate Variations : 85 g/ha
18. Rates Selection :
19. Weeds Controlled : Brassicas and Spiny Emex.
20. Effect on Crop : May reduce crop height and cause temporary yellowing. Myallie appears more sensitive than other Lupin varieties especially if atrazine has been used pre emergence.
21. Effect on Legume Species : Variable.
22. Soil Moisture at Application : Best if soil is moist.
DRY - Poor weed control.
MOIST - Best
WATERLOGGED - Increased crop damage.
23. Frost Effects : Reduced weed control and increased crop damage.
24. Frost Free Days Required After Application : 14 days.
25. Effect of Application Water Quality on Herbicide :
Saline Water -
Soil Colloids -
26. Recommended Water Volume : 50-100 L/ha
27. Nozzle Type : Flat fan.
28. Recommended Nozzle Pressure : 200-300 kPa
29. Recommended Filter Size : Mesh size as suitable for nozzle being used.
30. Recommended Wetter : Non ionic wetting agent.
31. Other Additives :
32. Rain Fastness : 6 hours.
33. Time Interval Before Effect is Noticed : 10 days.
34. Weed Symptoms : Yellow bands on leaves.
35. Effect of Herbicide/Disease Interaction on Crop : Diseased crops are more likely to be damaged.
36. Withholding Period : 12 weeks for grazing.
37. Plant-Back Period : 10 months for Wheat.
Spray Tank Clean-Up : Drain tank and flush with clean water for a minimum of 10 minutes. Fill the tank with clean water and add 300 mL of 4% Chlorine bleach per 100 L water then agitate for 15 minutes. Drain and repeat the chlorine flush the flush with clean water. Remove the nozzles and screens and clean separately and allow to soak in a mixture of 500 mL Chlorine bleach per 10 L water.
39. Other Comments : Import tolerances and MRLs have not been established for all export markets.
Numbered data adapted from "Crop Herbicide Information"
Courtesy of A.J. Chambers, Vic. Dept of Food & Agric.
Acknowledgments:Collated by HerbiGuide. For more information see www.herbiguide.com.au or phone 08 98444064.