Dimethomorph 500

1_Trade_NameManufacturerForm
ACROBAT FUNGICIDEBASF AUSTRALIA LTD.WETTABLE POWDER
ACROBAT SC FUNGICIDEBASF AUSTRALIA LTD.SUSPENSION CONCENTRATE
Eureka! Dimethomorph Fungicide WPEUREKA ! AGRESEARCH PTY LTDWETTABLE POWDER
NUFARM ACROBAT SC FUNGICIDENUFARM AUSTRALIA LIMITEDSUSPENSION CONCENTRATE
NUFARM DOWNRIGHT FUNGICIDENUFARM AUSTRALIA LIMITEDSUSPENSION CONCENTRATE
SPHINX FUNGICIDEADAMA AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITEDSUSPENSION CONCENTRATE

4. ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Dimethomorph 500g/kg or L

5. COST: $231.00 per L or kg.

6. CHEMICAL GROUP: 40.

7. RELATED PESTICIDES:

Dimethomorph 500g/kg or L

8. GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

A fungicide usually applied in combination with mancozeb or metiram.

9. APPLICATION METHODS AND TIPS:

Mix with water.
High volume or concentrate spraying application.
Ensure thorough coverage.
Formulation usually contains kaolin clay.

10. ADJUVANTS, WETTERS, OILS:

Non ionic surfactant for most uses.
The addition of 2 mL spray oil per litre of spray mix often improves control.

11. EQUIPMENT:

Boom, high volume or concentrate sprayer

12. SPRAYER WASH OUT AND DECONTAMINATION:

Triple rinse with water plus wetting agent.

13. WATER OR CARRIER DATA:

At least 250 L/ha for concentrate sprayers and at runoff (1000-3000 L/ha) for high volume sprayers.

14. WEATHER:

Apply in fine weather.

15. RAINFASTNESS:

16. SOIL:

No specific effects.

17. PLANT HEALTH and OTHER EFFECTS:

Use at least 250 L/ha water on grapes.

18. WITHHOLDING PERIODS:

Cucurbits: harvest - 7 days.
Lettuce: harvest - 14 days.
Potatoes: harvest - 14 days.
Grapevines: harvest - 4 weeks.
Oilseed poppies: harvest - 6 weeks.
Cucurbits: harvest - 7 days.
Lettuce: harvest - 14 days.
Potatoes: harvest - 14 days.
Grapevines: harvest - 4 weeks.
Oilseed poppies: harvest - 6 weeks.

19. PLANT BACK PERIODS or RECROPPING INTERVALS:

None required.

20. MODE OF ACTION:

A group X fungicide. It disrupts the formation of fungal cell walls.

21. PESTICIDE RESISTANCE:

Some species may be resistant or develop resistance with continued application. Rotate with products from alternative groups.
No reported cases of resistance in Australia in 2006.

22. TOXICITY:

Poison schedule - S5
Summary: Low toxicity.
Details:
Poison schedule - S5
Mammalian toxicity - Practically non toxic.
Acute oral LD50 - 2939-4300 mg/kg (rats), [For comparison table salt is 3000 mg/kg]
Acute dermal LD50 - >5000 mg/kg (rat).
Skin - Not irritating. Not sensitising.
Eye - Slight irritant.
Vapour inhalation - Relatively low toxicity. LC50 - > 4.2 mg/L air (rat). May irritate respiratory tract.
Chronic oral toxicity NOEL - ppm for two years.
Not carcinogenic, mutagenic or teratogenic in test animals (i.e. does not cause cancer or reproductive problems).
Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) - 0.06 mg/kg/day.
Chronic exposure may damage liver

23. TOXICITY SYMPTOMS:

Ingestion of large amounts may cause nausea and vomitting.
May irritate skin, respiratory tract and eyes.

24. FIRST AID:

If SWALLOWED - Rinse mouth then drink plenty of water.
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:

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 - Beige powder
Shelf Life -
Product Flammability - Non flammable but fine dust clouds may form an explosive mixture with air. Use water, foam, dry powder or CO2 for fires.
Half life in water - days at pH5 and 35 C.
Water solubility at 25 C. Disperses to forms a suspension.
Oil solubility -
Octanol:Water ratio at 25 C. - Kow Log P = 2.69
Vapour Pressure at 25 C. - 1 x 10-3 mPa at 20 C.
Dissociation constant - pKa.
Melting point - C.
Boiling point -
Molecular weight -
Density -
Odour - None.

28. ENVIRONMENTAL FATE:

Summary - Highly toxic to fish and aquatic organisms.
Birds - Not toxic. LD50 mallard ducks and bobwhite quail >2000 mg/kg.
Fish - High toxicity LC50 6.2 ppm (rainbow trout). >5 ppm (bluegill sunfish).
Invertebrates - High toxicity.
Bees - Not toxic. LD50 > 100 ug/bee.
It has a half life in soil of 43-70 days.
It has an EPA classification for soil mobility - moderately mobile. Koc = 290-560
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.
Compatible with dithianon(Delan)
Not compatible with strongly acidic or strongly alkaline solutions.

30. REGISTERED CROPS, INSECTS and DISEASES.

See HerbiGuide Species Solutions Tab for registered uses.

31. GOVERNMENT AND REGULATORY INFORMATION:

Dangerous Goods Class - Not classified as a dangerous good.
Hazchem Code - Not applicable
Packaging Group - Not applicable
EPG - Not applicable
UN Number - Not applicable
NOHSC Classification - Not classified as hazardous.

32. References:

Label and MSDS 58861-0904, Nufarmer autumn 2006.

Acknowledgments:

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