Dimension

1 Trade nameManufacturerForm
DIMENSION EW HERBICIDEAMGROW PTY LTDEMULSION - OIL IN WATER
DIMENSION HERBICIDEDOW AGROSCIENCES AUSTRALIA LIMITEDEMULSIFIABLE CONCENTRATE

3 ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: 120 g/L dithiopyr

4 CHEMICAL GROUP: E.

Pyridine

5 RELATED HERBICIDES:

Garlon® and Lontrel are also pyridines.

6 GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

A pre emergent grass herbicide used mainly in turf.

7 APPLICATION METHODS AND TIPS:

Best results occur when irrigation or rainfall occurs within 7 days of pre emergence sprays.

10 WATER QUALITY:

Hard water
Colloids
pH

11 COMPATIBILITY:

Compatible with MSMA and DSMA.

14 HERBICIDE RESISTANCE:

18 PROTECTIVE CLOTHING:

20 MODE OF ACTION:

Inhibits cell division and growth in meristematic areas.

Uptake and translocation:

Absorbed through leaves crowns and roots.

Physiological effects:

Residual Life and Breakdown:

Selectivity:

Pre emergent and early post emergent control of Summer (Crab) grass, other grasses and some broadleaf weeds in established turf.

23 PLANT SYMPTOMS:

SECONDARY EFFECTS:

24 TOXICITY:

Summary:

Poison schedule S5

Details:

Mammalian toxicity - Low.
Acute oral LD50 - mg/kg (rats), [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).

Other Species -

Birds - low toxicity.
Fish - toxicity LC50 > ppm.
Invertebrates - toxicity.
Bees - low toxicity.

25 TOXICITY SYMPTOMS:

26 FIRST AID:

27 ENVIRONMENTAL FATE:

It has a half life in soil of weeks?.
It has an EPA classification for soil mobility that ranges from
Ground water contamination
Replanting intervals
Accumulation in milk and tissues.

31 PROPERTIES:

Water solubility at 25 C. - Low ? ppm at pH ;
Oil solubility -
Octanol:Water ratio at 25 C. - at pH 5;
Vapour Pressure at 25 C. -
Dissociation constant - pKa
Melting point - C.
Molecular weight -
Half life in water - days at pH5 and 35 C.

33 REFERENCES:

PPS May 1995

Acknowledgments:

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