DIAFENTHIURON 500

1_Trade_NameManufacturerForm
ANTERO MITICIDE/INSECTICIDEFMC AUSTRALASIA PTY LTDSUSPENSION CONCENTRATE
APHINOX MITICIDE/INSECTICIDESUMITOMO CHEMICAL AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITEDSUSPENSION CONCENTRATE
ECHEM DIFEN 500 SC MITICIDE/INSECTICIDEECHEM (AUST) PTY LIMITEDSUSPENSION CONCENTRATE
FARMALINX DETONATE 500 MITICIDE/INSECTICIDEFARMALINX PTY LTDSUSPENSION CONCENTRATE
HIGRAN TURF MITICIDESYNGENTA AUSTRALIA PTY LTDSUSPENSION CONCENTRATE
PEGASUS MITICIDE/INSECTICIDESYNGENTA AUSTRALIA PTY LTDSUSPENSION CONCENTRATE
RECEPTOR MITICIDE/INSECTICIDEADAMA AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITEDSUSPENSION CONCENTRATE
Waldo MiticideCROP CULTURE PTY LTDSUSPENSION CONCENTRATE

4. ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: DIAFENTHIURON 500g/L

5. COST: $80.85 per L or kg.

6. CHEMICAL GROUP: 12A.

7. RELATED PESTICIDES:

DIAFENTHIURON 500g/L

8. GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

A thiourea Group 12A agricultural insecticide and miticide. It is mainly used to control mites, aphids and whitefly in cotton.

9. APPLICATION METHODS AND TIPS:

Don't apply consecutive sprays or less than 6 weeks apart.
Ensure thorough coverage.
Do not spray where bees are foraging.

10. ADJUVANTS, WETTERS, OILS:

None recommended

11. EQUIPMENT:

Ground - hoolow cone nozzles and droppers recommended for cotton
Aerial - VMD > 130 um. Manual flagging is not permitted.

12. SPRAYER WASH OUT AND DECONTAMINATION:

13. WATER OR CARRIER DATA:

Use clean water.
100 L/ha for boom applications.
20 L/ha or more for aerial applications with a VMD >130 um.

14. WEATHER:

Avoid application if rain is expected within 6 hours.
Avoid aerial spraying when wind <1m/s or >4m/s or when temperature > 30 degrees C or during inversions or unstable conditions.

15. RAINFASTNESS:

6 hours

16. SOIL:

No effect

17. PLANT HEALTH and OTHER EFFECTS:

18. WITHHOLDING PERIODS:

Do not harvest for 14 days after application.
Do not feed treated cotton fodder or cotton trash to livestock.
Do not harvest for 14 days after application.
Do not feed treated cotton fodder or cotton trash to livestock.

19. PLANT BACK PERIODS or RECROPPING INTERVALS:

None required

20. MODE OF ACTION:

A thiourea insecticide.
Group 12A

21. PESTICIDE RESISTANCE:

Some species may be resistant or develop resistance with continued application. Rotate with products from alternative groups.
Group 12A insecticide.

22. TOXICITY:

Poison schedule - S6
Summary: Harmful if swallowed, repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
Under normal use conditions it is not expected to be harmful.
Has caused lung damage at high oral dosages in mice.
Details:
Poison schedule - S6
Mammalian toxicity - Harmful.
Acute oral LD50 - 1950 mg/kg (rats), [For comparison table salt is 3000 mg/kg]
Acute dermal LD50 - > mg/kg (rabbit). Low toxicity.
Skin - Non irritant, not sensitising.
Eye - Non irritant
Vapour inhalation - LC50 - > mg/L air (rat). Low toxicity.
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) - 0.003 mg/kg/day.
NOEL - 0.3 mg/kg/day

23. TOXICITY SYMPTOMS:

24. FIRST AID:

If SWALLOWED - Do NOT induce vomiting. Wash mouth with water and contact a Poisons Information Centre.
If in EYES - Irrigate for 15 minutes with plenty of water. Obtain medical advice if irritation becomes painful or lasts more than a few minutes. Take special care if exposed person is wearing contact lenses.
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:

Allow 24 hours before reentry. From 24-72 hours wear protective clothing.

27. PROPERTIES:

Product appearance - Light grey fluid paste. Nonspecific odour.
Shelf Life -
Product Flammability - Does not burn. Autoignition temperature 490 degrees C.
Half life in water - days at pH5 and 35 C.
Water solubility at 25 C. - ppm at pH. Miscible.
Oil solubility -
Octanol:Water ratio at 25 C. - at pH 5.
Vapour Pressure - 2.37 kPa at 20 degrees C (water vapour pressure)
Dissociation constant - pKa.
Melting point - C. Liquid at normal temperatures.
Boiling point - >90 degrees C at 10 kPa
Molecular weight -
Density - SG 1.03-1.07 at 20 degrees C.
pH - 6-10 in 1% water.
Viscosity: 66.0 - 285 mPa.s at 40°C; 82.3 - 293 mPa.s at 20°C

28. ENVIRONMENTAL FATE:

Summary - Dangerous to fish, crustatceans and bees.
Birds - toxicity.
Fish - High toxicity LC50 > 0.46 ug/L (0.00046 ppm).
Invertebrates - High toxicity. Daphnia EC50 > 0.62 ug/L (0.00062 ppm).
Bees - toxicity.
It has a half life in soil of .
Not persistent in soil or water.
Immobile in the soil.
Breaks down in light.
It has an EPA classification for soil mobility that ranges from
Ground water contamination
Accumulation in milk and tissues - Accumulates especially in fat.

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:

APVMA Numbers:
UN number: 2902
CAS numbers: 80060-09-9
OPP Chemical Code:
Hazchem code: 2X
NOHSC classification:
Land transport: ADG 2902, PESTICIDE, LIQUID, TOXIC, N.O.S. (CONTAINS DIAFENTHIURON)
Dangerous goods class (ADG): Class 6.1: Toxic Substances
Packaging Method: P001, IBC03, LP01
Sea transport: IMDG
International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG):
Proper shipping name: PESTICIDE, LIQUID, TOXIC, N.O.S. (CONTAINS DIAFENTHIURON)
Technical Name:
Hazard Class:
ID Number:
Packaging group: III
EMS Number:
EPG:
Marine Pollutant:
Air transport: IATA/ICAO
Proper Shipping Name:
Technical Name:
ID Number:
Packaging group:
Cargo Packing Instructions:
Passenger Packing Instructions:
Environmental Hazard:
No Spray Zones:
Records:
Risk Phrases: R22, R50, R66. Harmful if swallowed. Very toxic to aquatic organisms. Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
Safety Phrases: S20, S23, S36, S60, S24/25. When using, do not eat or drink. Do not breathe vapours, spray or mists. Wear suitable protective clothing. This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
GHS Signal word: WARNING
HAZARD STATEMENT:
AUH066: Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
H302: Harmful if swallowed.
H400: Very toxic to aquatic life.
PREVENTION
P264: Wash contacted areas thoroughly after handling.
P270: Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
RESPONSE
P330: Rinse mouth.
P301+P312: IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor if you feel unwell.
P301+P330+P331: IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P391: Collect spillage.
P370+P378: Not combustible. Use extinguishing media suited to burning materials. Alcohol resistant foam is the preferred firefighting medium but, if it is not available, normal foam can be used.
DISPOSAL
P501: Dispose of contents and containers as specified on the registered label.

32. References:

Adama Label MSDS 2016 DIAF500_68578-58628

Acknowledgments:

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