Buprofezin

1_Trade_NameManufacturerForm
ACCENSI BUPROFEZIN 440 INSECTICIDEACCENSI PTY LTDSUSPENSION CONCENTRATE
APPLAUD INSECTICIDEDOW AGROSCIENCES AUSTRALIA LIMITEDSUSPENSION CONCENTRATE
FARMALINX SCALE & BUG INSECTICIDEFARMALINX PTY LTDSUSPENSION CONCENTRATE
STRIDENT INSECTICIDEFMC AUSTRALASIA PTY LTDSUSPENSION CONCENTRATE

4. ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Buprofezin 440g/L

5. COST: $143.00 per L or kg.

6. CHEMICAL GROUP: 17A.

7. RELATED PESTICIDES:

Buprofezin 440g/L

8. GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

An insect growth regulator insecticide for horticultural crops.
It is safe to a range of predatory and beneficial insects including bumblebees and honeybees, parasitoid wasps such as Aphytis lignanensis, Leptomastix dactylopil and Encarsia spp., predatory mites such as Phytoseiulus persimilis and Typhlodromus occidentalis and the green lacewing (Mallada
signatus). It has no signifi cant effect on adult ladybeetles but is known to be toxic to early instars of Cryptolaemus montrouzieri, Chilocorus circumdatus and Harmonia conformis. It may also affect egg hatch of these species for 2 to 3 weeks after application.

9. APPLICATION METHODS AND TIPS:

Thorough coverage is essential.

10. ADJUVANTS, WETTERS, OILS:

None recommended

11. EQUIPMENT:

High volume sprayers, oscillating booms and airblast sprayers.

12. SPRAYER WASH OUT AND DECONTAMINATION:

13. WATER OR CARRIER DATA:

1000-5000 L/ha depending on canopy desity.

14. WEATHER:

15. RAINFASTNESS:

16. SOIL:

17. PLANT HEALTH and OTHER EFFECTS:

18. WITHHOLDING PERIODS:

19. PLANT BACK PERIODS or RECROPPING INTERVALS:

20. MODE OF ACTION:

Insect growth regulator. Group 17A insecticide.

21. PESTICIDE RESISTANCE:

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

22. TOXICITY:

Poison schedule - S5
Summary:
Details:
Poison schedule - S5
Mammalian toxicity -
Acute oral LD50 - 2198-2355 mg/kg (rats), >10000 mg/kg (mouse). [For comparison table salt is 3000 mg/kg]
Acute dermal LD50 - >5000 mg/kg (rabbit).
Skin - Mildly irritatiing and may cause mild trasient discomfort.
Eye - Irritating.
Vapour inhalation - LC50 - >4.57 mg/L air (rat). Mildly irritatiing and may cause mild trasient discomfort.
Chronic oral toxicity NOEL - ppm for two years.
Not carcingenic, mutagenic or teratogenic (i.e. does not cause cancer or reproductive problems).
Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) - 0.01mg/kg/day.
NOEL - 1 mg/kg/day.

23. TOXICITY SYMPTOMS:

Mildly irritatiing and may cause mild trasient discomfort. Stinging, reddening and watering of the eyes and lengthy exposure or delayed treatment may cause permanent
damage.

24. FIRST AID:

If SWALLOWED - Rinse mouth with water. Do NOT induce vomiting. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
If in EYES - Irrigate for 15 minutes with plenty of water. Seek medical attention immediately.
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 spray has dried.

27. PROPERTIES:

Product appearance - Off white viscous liquid.
Shelf Life -
Product Flammability - Not combustible.
Half life in water - days at pH5 and 35 C.
Water solubility at 25 C. - Completely soluble.
Oil solubility -
Octanol:Water ratio at 25 C. - at pH 5.
Vapour Pressure at 20 C. - water component is 2.37 kPa.
Dissociation constant - pKa.
Freezing point - < 0 C.
Melting point - C.
Boiling point - 100 C at 100 kPa
Molecular weight -
Density - Specific gravity = 1.09 at 20 C.
pH - 6.5

28. ENVIRONMENTAL FATE:

Summary - Toxic to some aquatic organisms.
Birds - Low toxicity.
Fish - toxic. LC50 2.7 mg/L for carp (Cyprinus carpio). >1.4mg/L for rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss): .
Invertebrates - EC50 50.6 mg/L for Daphnia pulex..
Bees - toxicity.
It has a half life in soil of 5-7 months.
It has an EPA classification for soil mobility that ranges from
Ground water contamination - Unlikely to accumulate.
Accumulation in milk and tissues. It has potential to accumulate in animal systems.
Biodegradable. Does not accumulate in soil or water.
Moves slowly in soils.
Degraded by microbial action.

29. COMPATIBILITY:

See HerbiGuide for compatibility with other herbicides, insecticides and fungicides.
See HerbiGuide for a full list of pesticide compatibilities.

30. REGISTERED CROPS, INSECTS and DISEASES.

See HerbiGuide Species Solutions Tab for registered uses.

31. GOVERNMENT AND REGULATORY INFORMATION:

Hazardous, Xi Irritating.
Dangerous Goods Class - Not a dangerous good.
Hazchem Code -
Packaging Group -
Initial Emergency Response Guide IERG -
UN Number -
NOHSC Classification and phrases -
Risk phrases R36 Irritating to eyes. R51 Toxic to aquatic organisms.
Safety Phrases: S23 Do not breathe spray mists. S36 Wear suitable protective clothing. S60 This
material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste. S24/25 Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

32. References:

Acknowledgments:

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