Furalaxyl 250

1_Trade_NameManufacturerForm
AGNOVA FONGARID 250 WP SYSTEMIC FUNGICIDEAGNOVA TECHNOLOGIES PTY LTDWETTABLE POWDER
AMGROW FONGARID SYSTEMIC FUNGICIDEAMGROW PTY LTDWETTABLE POWDER
FONGARID 250 WP SYSTEMIC FUNGICIDESYNGENTA AUSTRALIA PTY LTDWETTABLE POWDER

4. ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Furalaxyl 250g/kg

5. COST: $407.00 per L or kg.

6. CHEMICAL GROUP: 4.

7. RELATED PESTICIDES:

Furalaxyl 250g/kg
Metalaxyl 350g/L or kg

8. GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

A protective and curative fungicide for the control of Pythium and Phytophthora diseases

9. APPLICATION METHODS AND TIPS:

Steam sterilise soil then treat. Folllow up with soil drench treatments at 8-12 week intervals.
Ensure thorough distribution through the root zone.

10. ADJUVANTS, WETTERS, OILS:

None recommended

11. EQUIPMENT:

12. SPRAYER WASH OUT AND DECONTAMINATION:

13. WATER OR CARRIER DATA:

Usually applied as a drench or watered or cultivated in.

14. WEATHER:

15. RAINFASTNESS:

16. SOIL:

More damage to plants may occur on light soils.

17. PLANT HEALTH and OTHER EFFECTS:

Some Banksia, Grevillea and ornamental stone fruit species and Chinese Fire Fern have been dmaged by furalaxyl applications.

18. WITHHOLDING PERIODS:

Not required when used as directed.
Not required when used as directed.

19. PLANT BACK PERIODS or RECROPPING INTERVALS:

20. MODE OF ACTION:

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: Low toxicity.
Details:
Poison schedule - S5
Mammalian toxicity - Low
Acute oral LD50 - 5000 mg/kg (rats), [For comparison table salt is 3000 mg/kg]
Acute dermal LD50 - >5050 mg/kg (rat).
Skin - Practically non irritant. Not a sensitiser.
Eye - Minimal irritant.
Vapour inhalation - LC50 - >2.6 mg/L air (rat).
Chronic oral toxicity NOEL - ppm for two years.
Not carcinogenic, mutagenic or teratogenic (i.e. does not cause cancer or reproductive problems).
Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) -

23. TOXICITY SYMPTOMS:

Non specific symptoms

24. FIRST AID:

If SWALLOWED - Do NOT induce vomitting
If in EYES - Irrigate for 15 minutes with plenty of water. See a doctor immediately.
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:

27. PROPERTIES:

Product appearance - White to dark grey powder.
Shelf Life -
Product Flammability - Not flammable
Half life in water - days at pH5 and 35 C.
Water solubility at 25 C. - Forms a suspension in water.
Oil solubility - Miscible.
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 - 0.2-0.3 g/cm3
pH - 6-9 at 1%w/v.
Corrosivity - Not corrosive.
Fire - Use a fine water spray. Avoid spreading the fire with a solid stream. Produces dense black toxic smoke

28. ENVIRONMENTAL FATE:

Summary - Low toxicity and environmental hazard.
Birds - Practically non toxic.
Fish - Slight toxicity. LC50 (96 hours) = 34.8 mg/L Guppy (Poecilia retiaculata)
Invertebrates - Practically non toxic. EC50 (48 hours) = >100 mg/L Water flea (Daphnia magna Straus)
Bees - Practically non toxic..
Algae - Practically non toxic. EbC50 and ErC50 (72 hours)
= >100 mg/L Green algae (Scenedesmus subspicatus)
It has a half life in soil of .
Furalaxyl is not persistent in soil
It has an EPA classification for soil mobility that ranges from
Furalaxyl is slightly mobile in soil.
Ground water contamination:
Rapidly degraded and mineralised by micro organisms
Accumulation in milk and tissues.
Furalaxyl has medium bioaccumulation potential.

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:

Dangerous Goods Class - Not a dangerous good.
Hazchem Code - NA
Packaging Group - NA
Initial Emergency Response Guide IERG -
UN Number - NA
NOHSC Classification and phrases - R22 Harmfull if swallowed.
ASCC criteria - Hazardous.
CAS No - 57646-30-7
Not a marine pollutant.

32. References:

FURA250_66210-52997.pdf & MSDS May 2008 MFURA250_66210-0508.pdf

Acknowledgments:

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