Emamectin 44

1_Trade_NameManufacturerForm
AFFIRM INSECTICIDESYNGENTA AUSTRALIA PTY LTDEMULSIFIABLE CONCENTRATE
ORACLE INSECTICIDEADAMA AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITEDEMULSIFIABLE CONCENTRATE
PROCLAIM INSECTICIDESYNGENTA AUSTRALIA PTY LTDWATER SOLUBLE GRANULES
SINOCHEM NEPTUNE 17 EC INSECTICIDESINOCHEM AGRO CO., LTDEMULSIFIABLE CONCENTRATE
WARLOCK INSECTICIDEADAMA AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITEDEMULSIFIABLE CONCENTRATE

4. ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Emamectin 44 g/kg

5. COST: $403.33 per L or kg.

6. CHEMICAL GROUP: 6.

7. RELATED PESTICIDES:

ABAMECTIN 18g/L
Emamectin 44 g/kg

8. GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

An agricultural insecticide for control of caterpillars. It is not sytemic or translocated so good coverage is essential. It is is tranlaminar providing protection to both sides of the leaf and up to 10 days residual control.

9. APPLICATION METHODS AND TIPS:

Apply in water using a boom spray or horticultural mister. Ensure good coverage. Use higher rates under very hot conditions.

10. ADJUVANTS, WETTERS, OILS:

Use a non ionic wetting agent on hard to wet crops such as Brassicas.

11. EQUIPMENT:

Boom or horticultural mister that provides good coverage.

12. SPRAYER WASH OUT AND DECONTAMINATION:

Triple rinse with water and wetting agent.

13. WATER OR CARRIER DATA:

250 -1000 l water/ha. 400 L/ha or more is label recommendation for vegetables and 250 L/ha or more for grapevines.

14. WEATHER:

Apply in fine weather. Use higher rate under very hot conditions.

15. RAINFASTNESS:

2 hours

16. SOIL:

No specific effects.

17. PLANT HEALTH and OTHER EFFECTS:

Good crop safety.
Soft on many predatory insects.
Less harmful to Green Lacewings but more harmful to Damsel Bugs than Avitar.

18. WITHHOLDING PERIODS:

Brassica vegetables: Cutting and grazing - do not use treated crop, crop waste or produce for stock food.
Brassica vegetables: Harvest - 3 days.
Capsicum: Cutting and grazing - do not allow livestock to graze treated crops or crop stubble.
Capsicum: Harvest - 3 days.
Grapes: Cutting and grazing - 8 weeks.
Grapes: Harvest - 8 weeks.
Lettuce: Cutting and grazing - do not allow livestock to graze treated crops or crop stubble.
Lettuce: Harvest - 3 days.
Sweetcorn: Cutting and grazing - 21 days.
Sweetcorn: Harvest - 3 days.
Tomatoes: Cutting and grazing - do not allow livestock to graze treated crops or crop stubble.
Tomatoes: Harvest - 3 days.
Brassica vegetables: Cutting and grazing - do not use treated crop, crop waste or produce for stock food.
Brassica vegetables: Harvest - 3 days.
Capsicum: Cutting and grazing - do not allow livestock to graze treated crops or crop stubble.
Capsicum: Harvest - 3 days.
Grapes: Cutting and grazing - 8 weeks.
Grapes: Harvest - 8 weeks.
Lettuce: Cutting and grazing - do not allow livestock to graze treated crops or crop stubble.
Lettuce: Harvest - 3 days.
Sweetcorn: Cutting and grazing - 21 days.
Sweetcorn: Harvest - 3 days.
Tomatoes: Cutting and grazing - do not allow livestock to graze treated crops or crop stubble.
Tomatoes: Harvest - 3 days.

19. PLANT BACK PERIODS or RECROPPING INTERVALS:

Not required.

20. MODE OF ACTION:

Non systemic. Moves into leaves. Translaminar.
A group 6, macrocyclic lacone, contact and stomach action insecticide.
Chloride channel activator. Affects the insect nervous system.

21. PESTICIDE RESISTANCE:

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

22. TOXICITY:

Poison schedule - S6
Summary: Will irritate eyes and skin. Harmful if swallowed.
Details:
Poison schedule - S6
Mammalian toxicity - Low
Acute oral LD50 - 1516 mg/kg (rats), [For comparison table salt is 3000 mg/kg]
Acute dermal LD50 - >2000 mg/kg (rabbit).
Skin - Mild irritant.
Eye - Mild irritant.
Vapour inhalation - LC50 - 5 mg/L air (4 hour, rat).
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) -

23. TOXICITY SYMPTOMS:

No cases of human poisoning recorded.
In test animals symptoms include tremors, central and peripheral nerve lesions.

24. FIRST AID:

If SWALLOWED - Do not induce vomitting. Give large quantities 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. No specific antidote.
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:

8 hours or until spray has dried.

27. PROPERTIES:

Product appearance - White to off white water soluble granule with no odour.
Shelf Life - At least 3 years.
Product Flammability - Non flammable. Combustible. Non explosive.
Half life in water - days at pH5 and 35 C.
Water solubility at 25 C. - ppm at pH. Soluble.
Oil solubility -
Octanol:Water ratio at 25 C. - at pH 5.
Vapour Pressure at 25 C. -
Dissociation constant - pKa.
Melting point - C.
Boiling point -
Molecular weight -
Density -
pH - 5-9.
Non corrosive.

28. ENVIRONMENTAL FATE:

Summary - Dangerous to bees, fish and other aquatic organisms. Environmentally hazardous, marine pollutant.
Birds - toxicity.
Fish - high toxicity LC50 > ppm.
Invertebrates - high toxicity.
Bees - high 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.
Compatible with Chess, Topas, nonionic wetting agents such as Agral and Citowet.

30. REGISTERED CROPS, INSECTS and DISEASES.

See HerbiGuide Species Solutions Tab for registered uses.

31. GOVERNMENT AND REGULATORY INFORMATION:

Dangerous Goods Class - 9
Hazchem Code - 2X
Packaging Group - 3
EPG -
UN Number - 3077
Worksafe Classification -
Proper shipping name - ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, EMAMECTIN 5%, MARINE POLLUTANT

32. References:

Syngenta (2004) Label & MSDS 50919-0504
Syngenta (2007) Label 50919/0107

Acknowledgments:

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