Epoxiconazole 75

1_Trade_NameManufacturerForm
AAKO SERIAL 150 EC FUNGICIDEAAKO AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITEDEMULSIFIABLE CONCENTRATE
OPUS 75 FUNGICIDEBASF AUSTRALIA LTD.EMULSIFIABLE CONCENTRATE
RADIAL FUNGICIDEADAMA AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITEDEMULSIFIABLE CONCENTRATE

4. ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Epoxiconazole 75g/L

5. COST: $53.10 per L or kg.

6. CHEMICAL GROUP: 3.

7. RELATED PESTICIDES:

Cyproconazole 100 g/L
Cyproconazole 80g/L + propiconazole 250g/L
Difenoconazole 250g/L
Epoxiconazole 125g/L
Epoxiconazole 75g/L
Fenarimol 120g/L
Fluquinconazole 167g/L
Flusilazole 200g/kg
Flutriafol 250g/L (or 500-600)
Hexaconazole 50 g/L
Imazalil 750g/kg
Myclobutanil 200g/L
Propiconazole 250g/L (or 500 or 750)
Propiconazole 250g/L+ Tebuconazole 250g/L
PROTHIOCONAZOLE 210g/L + TEBUCONAZOLE 210 g/L
Prothioconazole 480g/L
Tebuconazole 430g/L
Triadimefon 125g/L (or 500g/kg)
Triadimenol 250g/L
Triforine 190g/L

8. GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

A group C, triazole, DMI, foliar fungicide with preventative, curative and eradicative action.

9. APPLICATION METHODS AND TIPS:

Ensure thorough coverage.

10. ADJUVANTS, WETTERS, OILS:

Add a spray oil.

11. EQUIPMENT:

Mister set up to give good coverage.
Aerial set up for fungicide spraying

12. SPRAYER WASH OUT AND DECONTAMINATION:

Triple rinse with water.

13. WATER OR CARRIER DATA:

200 L/ha recommended for ground spraying. Ensure thorough coverage.
At least 30 L/ha recommended for aerial spraying.

14. WEATHER:

Best results in fine weather.

15. RAINFASTNESS:

16. SOIL:

No specific effects.

17. PLANT HEALTH and OTHER EFFECTS:

18. WITHHOLDING PERIODS:

Avocadoes: Harvest - 1 day.
Bananas (bagged): Harvest - 1 day.
Barley: Cutting and grazing - 6 weeks.
Barley: Harvest - 6 weeks.
Wheat: Cutting and grazing - 6 weeks.
Wheat: Harvest - 6 weeks.
Export Slaughter Interval: Graze stock on untreated areas for 3 days before slaughter.
The MRL for some export markets have not been set. Check before using if produce is for export.
Avocadoes: Harvest - 1 day.
Bananas (bagged): Harvest - 1 day.
Barley: Cutting and grazing - 6 weeks.
Barley: Harvest - 6 weeks.
Wheat: Cutting and grazing - 6 weeks.
Wheat: Harvest - 6 weeks.
Export Slaughter Interval: Graze stock on untreated areas for 3 days before slaughter.
The MRL for some export markets have not been set. Check before using if produce is for export.

19. PLANT BACK PERIODS or RECROPPING INTERVALS:

Not required.

20. MODE OF ACTION:

Preventative, curative and eradicative mode of action.
Stimulates the plants defence mechanisms.
Provides longer protection than propiconazole.
Absorbed by foliage and stems and translocated upwards to protect new growth.

21. PESTICIDE RESISTANCE:

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

22. TOXICITY:

Poison schedule - S5
Summary: Harmful if inhaled or swallowed. Will irritate eyes, nose throat and skin. Possible risk of irreversible effects. May cause harm to the unborn child. Possible risk of impaired fertility.
Details:
Poison schedule - S5
Mammalian toxicity -
Acute oral LD50 - >2200 mg/kg (rats) for formulated product, [For comparison table salt is 3000 mg/kg]
Acute dermal LD50 - >2000 mg/kg (rats) for formulated product.
Skin - Mild skin irritant. Not a sensitiser.
Eye - Mild eye irritant.
Vapour inhalation - LC50 - >3.26 mg/L air (rat) for formulated product.
Chronic oral toxicity NOEL - ppm for two years.
Classed as a Category 3 carcinogen by Worksafe indicating that results of cancer tests are inconclusive.
Regarded as causing developmental toxicity based on rat and rabbit studies.
Possible risk of impaired fertility based on small but significant effects in a second generation study of rats
Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) - 0.01 mg/kg/day.
NOEL - 1 mg/kg/day.

23. TOXICITY SYMPTOMS:

Inhaling high concentrations of vapours may cause nausea, dizziness, headache and weakness.
Swallowing large amounts may cause vomitting and nausea.
Prolonged contact on the skin may cause irritation.
Irritates 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. If vomiting occurs, solvents and surfactants may cause pulmonary pneumonitis.
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.
Use a half piece respirator when handling the concentrate.

26 RE ENTRY PERIODS and OTHER SAFETY ISSUES:

After spray has dried.

27. PROPERTIES:

Product appearance - Clear beige or amber liquid with a slight to strong aromatic odour depending on product and formulation.
Shelf Life -
Product Flammability - Some formulations flammable(Opus75) others do not burn (Opus125). Dehydrated components in fire may emit oxides of carbon and nitrogen and hydrogen chloride and hydrogen fluoride.
Ignition temperature - 420 C.
Half life in water - days at pH5 and 35 C.
Water solubility at 25 C. - Disperses in water.
Oil solubility -
Octanol:Water ratio at 25 C. - Kow Log P = 3.33-3.44 at pH 7 (epiconazole).
Vapour Pressure at 20 C. - <0.01 mPa for epoxiconazole. Water and hydrocarbons evaporate.
Dissociation constant - pKa.
Melting point - C.
Boiling point -
Molecular weight -
Density - SG = 1.02-1.08.

28. ENVIRONMENTAL FATE:

Summary - Highly toxic to many aquatic species.
Birds - Not toxic. LD50 >2000 mg/kg (quail).
Fish - high toxicity LC50 (96hr) 0.5 mg/L (rainbow trout), 0.52 mg/L (bluegill sunfish) for formulated product.
Invertebrates - high toxicity. LC50 (48hr) 1.8 mg/L formulated product (Daphnia)
Bees - Not toxic. LD50 >100ug/bee.
Algae - Highly toxic. EC50 (72hr) for selenastrum capricornutum is 6.3 µg/L.
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.
Contain spills with sand, clay or other absorbent material.

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:

For Opus 125.
Dangerous Goods Class - None allocated.
Hazchem Code - 2X
Packaging Group - None allocated.
Initial Emergency Response Guide IERG -
UN Number - None allocated.
NOHSC Classification and phrases -
UN Number (Sea transport) 3082. Marine pollutant.
IMO Class.Packing - Class 9; Paking group 3
IMO Proper Shipping Name - Envronmentally hazardous substance, Liquid, N.O.S. (contains fatty alcohol ethoxylate)

32. References:

July 2005 MSDS Opus 125 and Opus 75. Opus 125 label 60135-0805

Acknowledgments:

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