Fludioxonil 230

1_Trade_NameManufacturerForm
MEDALLION TURF FUNGICIDESYNGENTA AUSTRALIA PTY LTDSUSPENSION CONCENTRATE
SCHOLAR FUNGICIDESYNGENTA AUSTRALIA PTY LTDSUSPENSION CONCENTRATE

4. ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Fludioxonil 230g/kg

5. COST: $253.00 per L or kg.

6. CHEMICAL GROUP: 12.

7. RELATED PESTICIDES:

Fludioxonil 230g/kg

8. GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

A protectant fungicide used mainly for post harvest treatment of fruit. Fludioxonil adheres to the waxes on the cuticle of berries and stems to prevent infection.

9. APPLICATION METHODS AND TIPS:

Ensure thorough and even coverage.
Generally applied as a ost harvest dip for fruit.

10. ADJUVANTS, WETTERS, OILS:

None recommended

11. EQUIPMENT:

Use equipment that provides thorough and even coverage.

12. SPRAYER WASH OUT AND DECONTAMINATION:

Triple rinse with water and wetting agent.

13. WATER OR CARRIER DATA:

Dip.

14. WEATHER:

15. RAINFASTNESS:

2 hours

16. SOIL:

No particular effects

17. PLANT HEALTH and OTHER EFFECTS:

18. WITHHOLDING PERIODS:

19. PLANT BACK PERIODS or RECROPPING INTERVALS:

20. MODE OF ACTION:

Fludoxinil is residual and remains largely on the surface on the plant attached to waxes on the cuticle.
Reduces laccase production.

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. May irritate eyes. Repeated exposure may cause allergic disorders.
Details:
Poison schedule - S5
Mammalian toxicity -
Acute oral LD50 - >5000 mg/kg (rats), [For comparison table salt is 3000 mg/kg]
Acute dermal LD50 - >5050 mg/kg (rabbit).
Skin - Non irritant. Mild sensitiser.
Eye - Slight irritant.
Vapour inhalation - LC50 - > 2.09 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).
Liver and kidney toxicity occur at high doses.
Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) -

23. TOXICITY SYMPTOMS:

24. FIRST AID:

If SWALLOWED - Rinse mouth with water. Give water to drink.
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 gloves.
Cotton overalls and washable hat.
Boots.

26 RE ENTRY PERIODS and OTHER SAFETY ISSUES:

Wait until spray has dried.

27. PROPERTIES:

Product appearance - Grey to beige liquid with an earthy tangy odour.
Shelf Life -
Product Flammability - Non flammable. Non explosive.
Half life in water - days at pH5 and 35 C.
Water solubility at 25 C. - dispersible, forms a suspension.
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 - 1.1-1.15 g/mL at 20 C.
pH 6-8 in 1% solution.
Slightly corrosive to tin, galvanised and steel sheets.
Surface tension - 41.6 - 43.5 mN/m at 20°C

28. ENVIRONMENTAL FATE:

Summary - Highly toxic to some aquatic organisms.
Birds - Practically non toxic.
Fish - Highly toxic to fish Oncorhynchus mykiss (rainbow trout): LC50 = 0.47 mg/L, 96 h
Lepomis macrochirus (bluegill):
LC50 = 0.74 mg/L, 96h.
Invertebrates - Highly toxic to Daphnia Daphnia magna (Water flea): EC50 = 0.4 - 0.9 mg/L, 48 h
LC50 30 mg/L Blue Marron.
Bees - Practically non toxic.
Algae - Moderately toxic. Anabaena flos-aquae (bluegreen algae): ErC50 = 5.6 mg/L, 96 h
Earthworms - Practically non-toxic. Eisenia foetida (earthworm): LC50 >1000 mg/kg, 14 day.
Fludioxonil is persistent in soils and stable in water.

It has a half life in soil of .
Fludioxonil has low mobility in soil.
It has an EPA classification for soil mobility that ranges from
Ground water contamination
Accumulation in milk and tissues. Fludioxonil does not bioaccumulate.

29. COMPATIBILITY:

See HerbiGuide for compatibility with other herbicides, insecticides and fungicides.
See HerbiGuide for a full list of pesticide compatibilities.
Compatible with Metiram, Ridomil, Sanmite, Topas.

30. REGISTERED CROPS, INSECTS and DISEASES.

See HerbiGuide Species Solutions Tab for registered uses.

31. GOVERNMENT AND REGULATORY INFORMATION:

Dangerous Goods Not a dangeros good.
Hazchem Code -
Packaging Group -3 Class 9.
EPG -
UN Number - 3082
Worksafe Classification -
Proper shipping name: Environmentally Hazardous Substance, Liquid, N.O.S. (fludioxonil)
Marin pollutant.
CAS Number - 131341-86-1

32. References:

Syngenta (2003) Scholar Label and MSDS.

Acknowledgments:

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