DIPEL SC

1_Trade_NameManufacturerForm
BIOCRYSTAL KURSTAKI BIOLOGICAL INSECTICIDEGREVILLIA AG PTY LIMITEDSUSPENSION CONCENTRATE
COSTAR OF BIOLOGICAL INSECTICIDECERTIS U.S.A. L.L.C.SUSPENSION CONCENTRATE
DIPEL SC BIOLOGICAL INSECTICIDE SUSPENSION CONCENTRATEVALENT BIOSCIENCES A DIV OF SUMITOMO CHEMICAL AUSTRALIASUSPENSION CONCENTRATE

4. ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: BACILLUS THURINGIENSIS SSP. KURSTAKI SC

5. COST: $18.75 per L or kg.

6. CHEMICAL GROUP: 11.

7. RELATED PESTICIDES:

Azoxystrobin 250g/L (95 to 500g/L forms)
BACILLUS THURINGIENSIS SSP. KURSTAKI SC
BACILLUS THURINGIENSIS SSP. KURSTAKI WG
Mandestrobin 250g/L
Trifloxystrobin 500g/L

8. GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Biological agent. DiPel SC is toxic only to caterpillars of certain lepidopterous insects (moths and butterflies). If does not harm beneficial insects and mite predators.

9. APPLICATION METHODS AND TIPS:

Mixed with water and applied by sprayers.
Mobait adjuvant or other feeding attractants often improve control.
Alkalinity inactivates product.

10. ADJUVANTS, WETTERS, OILS:

Mobait adjuvant or other feeding attractants often improve control.

11. EQUIPMENT:

Standard pesticide application equipment.
Hollow cone nozzles preferred for ground sprays.
Aerial ULV - AU5000 rotary atomiser at 6500 rpm.

12. SPRAYER WASH OUT AND DECONTAMINATION:

13. WATER OR CARRIER DATA:

pH of water should be less than 8. Use a buffering agent if water pH is greater than 8.5.
Alkalinity inactivates product.
Even coverage is more important than water volume.
Ground spraying - 50 L/ha minimum, 100 L/ha preferred.
High volume hand spraying - 1000 L/ha.
Aerial - 20 L/ha minimum.
ULV - 3 L/ha.

14. WEATHER:

15. RAINFASTNESS:

2-8 hours

16. SOIL:

17. PLANT HEALTH and OTHER EFFECTS:

Excelllent crop safety.No residues are left.

18. WITHHOLDING PERIODS:

Not required when used as directed.
Not required when used as directed.

19. PLANT BACK PERIODS or RECROPPING INTERVALS:

20. MODE OF ACTION:

A group 11C, Bacillus plus endotoxins biological insecticide. It is a microbial disruptor of insect mid gut membranes
Caterpillars eat treated foliage and stop feeding within a day or so. They may hang from the leaves before rotting and dropping to the ground usually within 3-4 days. This may take longer in cold conditions.

21. PESTICIDE RESISTANCE:

22. TOXICITY:

Poison schedule - S0
Summary: Low toxicity. Poisoning is unlikely to occur. Excessive exposure to spray mist may cause irritation to the eyes, nose and throat.
Details:
Poison schedule - Not a scheduled poison
Mammalian toxicity -
Acute oral LD50 - >5050 mg/kg (rat). EPA Toxicity Category IV. [For comparison table salt is 3000 mg/kg]
Acute dermal LD50 - >5,050 mg/kg (rabbit). EPA Toxicity Category IV.
Skin - Moderate skin irritant. Active ingredient is not a sensitizer. Product may be a slight sensitiser. Transient, slight or mild irritation noted in a dermal irritation study with this product. EPA Toxicity Category IV.
Eye - Irritant. Transient, mild irritation one hour after exposure All effects cleared by 24 huors. EPA Toxicity Category IV.
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).
Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) -
Excessive inhalation of the carrier oil may cause lipoid
pneumonia.

23. TOXICITY SYMPTOMS:

24. FIRST AID:

If SWALLOWED - Do NOT induce vomiting. Provide symptomatic care. Give a glass of water if patient is conscious.
If in EYES - Irrigate for 15 minutes 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.
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:

No special reqirements.

26 RE ENTRY PERIODS and OTHER SAFETY ISSUES:

After spray has dried.

27. PROPERTIES:

Product appearance - Tan to brown liquid with a malt odour.
Product Flammability - Non fgammable. Non explosive. Hazardous polymerisation will not occur.
Flash point - 182 deg C.
Autoignition - >204 deg C.
Half life in water - days at pH5 and 35 C.
Water solubility at 25 C. - Suspends readily in water.
Oil solubility -
Octanol:Water ratio at 25 C. - at pH 5.
Vapour Pressure at 25 C. -
Dissociation constant - pKa.
Melting point - C.
Boiling point - >204 deg C.
Molecular weight -
Density - 960 g/L
Viscosity - 300-1000 cps
pH - 4.0 - 6.5 (10% slurry)
Coroosiveness - Not expected to be corrosive.

28. ENVIRONMENTAL FATE:

Summary - Low toxicity.
Birds - toxicity.
Fish - Low toxicity LC50 > ppm.
Invertebrates - toxicity.
Bees - Low toxicity.
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.

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:

Dangerous Goods Class - Not a Dangerous Good.
Hazchem Code - Not Applicable.
Packaging Group -
EPG -
UN Number -
Worksafe Classification -

32. References:

Summitomo technote 2004

Acknowledgments:

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