Pymetrozine

1_Trade_NameManufacturerForm
CHESS INSECTICIDESYNGENTA AUSTRALIA PTY LTDWATER DISPERSIBLE GRANULE
ENDGAME INSECTICIDECROP CARE AUSTRALASIA PTY LTDWATER DISPERSIBLE GRANULE
EUROCHEM METRO 250 WP INSECTICIDETGAC AUSTRALIA PTY. LTD.WETTABLE POWDER
FULFILL INSECTICIDESYNGENTA AUSTRALIA PTY LTDWATER DISPERSIBLE GRANULE

4. ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Pymetrozine 500g/kg (or 250g/kg for Metro)

5. COST: $401.50 per L or kg.

6. CHEMICAL GROUP: 9B.

7. RELATED PESTICIDES:

Pymetrozine 500g/kg (or 250g/kg for Metro)

8. GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

An agricultural insecticide for the control of aphids in brassica vegetables, potatoes and stone fruit.

9. APPLICATION METHODS AND TIPS:

Best results in fine weather.
Ensure thorough spray coverage.
Rotate to a different group for subsequent sprays.

10. ADJUVANTS, WETTERS, OILS:

Use a wetting agent when treating brassica crops.

11. EQUIPMENT:

Hollow cone nozzles and droppers recommended on the label.

12. SPRAYER WASH OUT AND DECONTAMINATION:

13. WATER OR CARRIER DATA:

100-800 L/ha water for boom applications.
300-3000 L/ha for orchard spraying

14. WEATHER:

Avoid spraying where drift may affect wetlands.

15. RAINFASTNESS:

16. SOIL:

17. PLANT HEALTH and OTHER EFFECTS:

18. WITHHOLDING PERIODS:

Brassicas: DO NOT HARVEST FOR 14 DAYS AFTER APPLICATION
Potatoes: NOT REQUIRED WHEN USED AS DIRECTED
Stone fruit: DO NOT HARVEST FOR 4 WEEKS AFTER APPLICATION
Brassicas: DO NOT HARVEST FOR 14 DAYS AFTER APPLICATION
Potatoes: NOT REQUIRED WHEN USED AS DIRECTED
Stone fruit: DO NOT HARVEST FOR 4 WEEKS AFTER APPLICATION

19. PLANT BACK PERIODS or RECROPPING INTERVALS:

20. MODE OF ACTION:

A group 9B insecticide

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. Hazard category = Harmful
Details:
Poison schedule - S5
Mammalian toxicity - Low.
Acute oral LD50 - >2000 mg/kg (rats), [For comparison table salt is 3000 mg/kg]
Acute dermal LD50 - >2000 mg/kg (rabbit).
Skin - May irritate skin.
Eye - May irritate eyes. Not a sensitiser.
Vapour inhalation - LC50 - >3 mg/L air (rat). May irritate mucous membranes.
Chronic oral toxicity NOEL - 0.57 mg/kg/day for two years.
Not mutagenic or teratogenic (i.e. does not cause reproductive problems).
Suspected of causing cancer
Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) - 0.006 mg/kg/day

23. TOXICITY SYMPTOMS:

24. FIRST AID:

If SWALLOWED - do NOT induce vomiting; seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label or contact the Poisons Information Centre on 13 11 26 (Aust). Make every effort to prevent vomit from entering the lungs by careful placement of the patient.
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. Seek medical advice.
If patient has symptoms or is concerned contact a doctor immediately.
Advice to doctor - Treat symptomatically.
Call Poisons Information Centre on 13 11 26
Seek medical advice if irritation develops or persists.

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 - Light brown extruded granules.
Shelf Life -
Product Flammability -
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. - Log Pow 2.6.
Vapour Pressure 0.0042 mPa at 25 C. -
Dissociation constant - pKa.
Melting point - C.
Boiling point -
Molecular weight -
Density -
pH - 7-8 at 1%

28. ENVIRONMENTAL FATE:

Summary -
Birds - toxicity.
Fish - Low toxicity LC50 100 ppm.
Invertebrates - Low toxicity. LC50 87 ppm.
Bees - toxicity.
Algae Low toxicity. EC50 (72 hr) 21.6 mg/L
It has a half life in soil of 14 days typically.
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.

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 - 2Z
Packaging Group - 9
Class 9
Initial Emergency Response Guide IERG -
UN Number - 3077
CAS Number - 123312-89-0
NOHSC Classification and phrases -
GHS classification of Carcinogenicity: Category 2

IMO Class/Packing Class 9; Packing Group III
IMO Marine Marine Pollutant = Pollutant
IMO Proper Shipping Name : ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S. (contains pymetrozine)

32. References:

Label 2014 PYME500_66407-53581.pdf, MSDS Oct 2013.

Acknowledgments:

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