Quintozene


4. ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Quintozene 750g/kg

5. COST: $126.50 per L or kg.

6. CHEMICAL GROUP: 14.

7. RELATED PESTICIDES:

NOVALURON 10g/kg
Quintozene 750g/kg
Tolclofos-methyl 100g/kg

8. GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

A soil fungicide and seed dressing for control of soil borne diseases in a range of vegetables, ornamentals, turf, cotton and peanuts.

9. APPLICATION METHODS AND TIPS:

10. ADJUVANTS, WETTERS, OILS:

None recommended

11. EQUIPMENT:

12. SPRAYER WASH OUT AND DECONTAMINATION:

13. WATER OR CARRIER DATA:

Variable. Often applied as a drench.

14. WEATHER:

15. RAINFASTNESS:

16. SOIL:

17. PLANT HEALTH and OTHER EFFECTS:

18. WITHHOLDING PERIODS:

Vegetables and peanuts - Harvest - 4 weeks.
Other Crops - Not required when used as directed.
Vegetables and peanuts - Harvest - 4 weeks.
Other Crops - Not required when used as directed.

19. PLANT BACK PERIODS or RECROPPING INTERVALS:

20. MODE OF ACTION:

Group 14, aromatic hydrocarbon group.

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:
Details:
Poison schedule - S5
Mammalian toxicity - Slightly tosic.
Acute oral LD50 - mg/kg (rats), [For comparison table salt is 3000 mg/kg]
Acute dermal LD50 - > mg/kg (rabbit).
Skin - Moderate toxicity. Sensitising.
Eye - Irritant.
Vapour inhalation - LC50 - > mg/L air (rat). People with respiratory problems should avoid inhalation exposure.
Chronic oral toxicity NOEL - ppm for two years.
Not mutagenic or teratogenic (i.e. does not cause cancer or reproductive problems).
Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) -
Long term exposure to quintozene may cause liver damage.
Repeated, minimal contact with skin may cause sensitization.

23. TOXICITY SYMPTOMS:

Fatigue and dizziness.

24. FIRST AID:

If SWALLOWED - Wash mouth out. Give plenty of water to drink. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious patient.
If swallowed and if more than 15 minutes from a hospital induce vomiting, preferably using Ipecac Syrup APF. See a doctor.
If in EYES - Irrigate for 15 minutes with plenty of water. Seek medical advice.
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.
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 - Powder with characteristic odour or beig granules.
Shelf Life - Long.
Product Flammability - Not flammable.
Half life in water - days at pH5 and 35 C.
Water solubility at 25 C. - Soluble to insoluble or suspendable in water depending on formulation.
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 -0.5 g/mL

28. ENVIRONMENTAL FATE:

Summary -
Birds - Not toxic.
Fish - Toxic. Rainbow Trout LC50 = 0.55 mg/L
Bluegill Sunfish LC50 = 0.1 mg/L
Invertebrates - toxicity.
Bees - 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.

30. REGISTERED CROPS, INSECTS and DISEASES.

See HerbiGuide Species Solutions Tab for registered uses.

31. GOVERNMENT AND REGULATORY INFORMATION:

Dangerous Goods Class - 9 - Miscellaneous.
Hazchem Code - 2X
Packaging Group - III
Initial Emergency Response Guide IERG -
UN Number - 3077
NOHSC Classification and phrases - Hazardous.
CAS Number - 62-68-8
Proper Shipping Name - Environmentally Hazardous Substances, Solid, N.O.S. (contains Quintozene) marine pollutant.

32. References:

Barmac MSDS and Labels, MQUIN750_47211-1207, MQUIN750_53533-0608

Acknowledgments:

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