SUMI-ALPHA 50 EC

1_Trade_NameManufacturerForm
AMGROW CATERPILLAR AND INSECT SPRAYAMGROW PTY LTDMICRO EMULSION
AMGROW GRASSHOPPER AND CATERPILLAR SPRAY INSECTICIDEAMGROW PTY LTDMICRO EMULSION
AMGROW HOME PEST CONTROLAMGROW PTY LTDMICRO EMULSION
HOVEX 3 IN 1 OUTDOOR, INDOOR AND GARDEN INSECTICIDE CONCENTRATEPASCOE'S PTY LTDMICROENCAPSULATED
Hovex Outdoor & Garden Insecticide Concentrate SprayPASCOE'S PTY LTDMICRO EMULSION
LAWN SOLUTIONS GRUB GUARD INSECTICIDE CONCENTRATEAMGROW PTY LTDMICRO EMULSION
SUMI-ALPHA FLEX INSECTICIDESUMITOMO CHEMICAL AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITEDEMULSIFIABLE CONCENTRATE
SUMI-ALPHA HOME GARDEN INSECTICIDE CONCENTRATESUMITOMO CHEMICAL AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITEDMICRO EMULSION
SUMIGUARD INSECTICIDESUMITOMO CHEMICAL AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITEDAQUEOUS CONCENTRATE
SUREFIRE ALLROUND HOUSE & GARDEN INSECTICIDEPCT HOLDINGS PTY LTDMICRO EMULSION

4. ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: ESFENVALERATE 50g/L

5. COST: $13.20 per L or kg.

6. CHEMICAL GROUP: 3A.

7. RELATED PESTICIDES:

ALPHA-CYPERMETHRIN 100g/L (or250)
BETA-CYFLUTHRIN 25g/L
BIFENTHRIN 100g/L (80 to 250 g/L forms)
CYPERMETHRIN 200-260g/L
DELTAMETHRIN 27.5g/L
ESFENVALERATE 50g/L
Gamma-cyhalothrin 150g/L
LAMBDA-CYHALOTHRIN 250g/L
PERMETHRIN 500g/L
TAU-FLUVALINATE 240g/L

8. GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

A contact and ingested insecticide and repellent. Previously sold as Hallmark.

9. APPLICATION METHODS AND TIPS:

Do not spray areas foraged by bees for 10 days before flowering to petal fall.
Thorough spray coverage is essential.
Poorer results with bare earth treatments.

10. ADJUVANTS, WETTERS, OILS:

A non-ionic wetting agent is useful in most applications.

11. EQUIPMENT:

Ground - Hollow cone nozzles preferred.
ULV - Aim for 80-100 micron droplets.

12. SPRAYER WASH OUT AND DECONTAMINATION:

13. WATER OR CARRIER DATA:

Don't mix with hard or alkaline water.
Ground; 50-200 L water/ha. Use 500 Lwater/ha for maize.
Aerial: 20 L/ha.
ULV: 1.5 L/ha minimum. Bulked with spray oil if necessary.

14. WEATHER:

15. RAINFASTNESS:

16. SOIL:

17. PLANT HEALTH and OTHER EFFECTS:

18. WITHHOLDING PERIODS:

Barley: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Barley: Harvest - 7 days.
Broad Beans: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Broad Beans: Harvest - 14 days.
Broccoli: Harvest - 2 days.
Brussel Sprouts: Harvest - 2 days.
Cabbages: Harvest - 2 days.
Canola: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Canola: Harvest - 14 days.
Cauliflowers: Harvest - 2 days.
Celery: Harvest - 1 day.
Chickpeas: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Chickpeas: Harvest - 14 days.
Chou Moellier: Cutting and grazing - 2 days.
Chou Moellier: Harvest - 2 days.
Cotton: Harvest - 7 days.
Fodder Rape: Cutting and grazing - 2 days.
Fodder Rape: Harvest - 2 days.
Grapes: Not required.
Green Beans: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Green Beans: Harvest - 3 days.
Kale: Harvest - 2 days.
Kohlrabi: Harvest - 2 days.
Lentils: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Lentils: Harvest - 14 days.
Linseed: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Linseed: Harvest - 14 days.
Lucerne: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Lupins: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Lupins: Harvest - 14 days.
Maize: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Maize: Harvest - 7 days.
Mung Beans: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Mung Beans: Harvest - 14 days.
Navy Beans: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Navy Beans: Harvest - 14 days.
Oats: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Oats: Harvest - 7 days.
Pasture: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Peas; Field: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Peas; Field: Harvest - 14 days.
Peas; Garden: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Peas; Garden: Harvest - 14 days.
Pigeon Peas: Harvest - 14 days.
Pigeons Peas: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Safflower: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Safflower: Harvest - 14 days.
Sorghum: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Sorghum: Harvest - 7 days.
Soybeans: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Soybeans: Harvest - 14 days.
Sunflower: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Sunflower: Harvest - 14 days.
Sweetcorn: Harvest - 7 days.
Tobacco: Harvest - 7 days.
Tomatoes: Harvest - 2 days.
Triticale: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Triticale: Harvest - 7 days.
Wheat: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Wheat: Harvest - 7 days.
Barley: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Barley: Harvest - 7 days.
Broad Beans: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Broad Beans: Harvest - 14 days.
Broccoli: Harvest - 2 days.
Brussel Sprouts: Harvest - 2 days.
Cabbages: Harvest - 2 days.
Canola: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Canola: Harvest - 14 days.
Cauliflowers: Harvest - 2 days.
Celery: Harvest - 1 day.
Chickpeas: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Chickpeas: Harvest - 14 days.
Chou Moellier: Cutting and grazing - 2 days.
Chou Moellier: Harvest - 2 days.
Cotton: Harvest - 7 days.
Fodder Rape: Cutting and grazing - 2 days.
Fodder Rape: Harvest - 2 days.
Grapes: Not required.
Green Beans: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Green Beans: Harvest - 3 days.
Kale: Harvest - 2 days.
Kohlrabi: Harvest - 2 days.
Lentils: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Lentils: Harvest - 14 days.
Linseed: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Linseed: Harvest - 14 days.
Lucerne: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Lupins: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Lupins: Harvest - 14 days.
Maize: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Maize: Harvest - 7 days.
Mung Beans: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Mung Beans: Harvest - 14 days.
Navy Beans: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Navy Beans: Harvest - 14 days.
Oats: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Oats: Harvest - 7 days.
Pasture: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Peas; Field: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Peas; Field: Harvest - 14 days.
Peas; Garden: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Peas; Garden: Harvest - 14 days.
Pigeon Peas: Harvest - 14 days.
Pigeons Peas: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Safflower: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Safflower: Harvest - 14 days.
Sorghum: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Sorghum: Harvest - 7 days.
Soybeans: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Soybeans: Harvest - 14 days.
Sunflower: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Sunflower: Harvest - 14 days.
Sweetcorn: Harvest - 7 days.
Tobacco: Harvest - 7 days.
Tomatoes: Harvest - 2 days.
Triticale: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Triticale: Harvest - 7 days.
Wheat: Cutting and grazing - 7 days.
Wheat: Harvest - 7 days.

19. PLANT BACK PERIODS or RECROPPING INTERVALS:

20. MODE OF ACTION:

A contact and ingested broad spectrum insecticide. Has repellent and anti feeding action. Some insects will starve rather than eat treated plants. Non systemic. Stable in ultraviolet light which aids it persistence on foliage.
A group 3A, synthetic pyrethroid insecticide that is a sodium channel modulator.
Has a very quick knockdown action (within minutes of application).

21. PESTICIDE RESISTANCE:

Some populations of Helicoverpa armigera are resistant to synthetic pyrethroids and this product will not control them.

22. TOXICITY:

Poison schedule - S6
Mammalian toxicity -
Acute oral LD50 - mg/kg
Acute dermal LD50 - mg/kg
Skin - Irritant.
Eye - Irritant
Main exposure routes - Handling concentrate. Air blast application.
Birds - toxic. LD50 is mg/kg.
Fish - toxic.
Invertebrates - toxic.
Bees - Highly toxic.

Summary:
Details:
Poison schedule - S6
Mammalian toxicity -
Acute oral LD50 - mg/kg (rats), [For comparison table salt is 3000 mg/kg]
Acute dermal LD50 - > mg/kg (rabbit).
Skin -
Eye -
Vapour inhalation - LC50 - > 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).
Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) -

23. TOXICITY SYMPTOMS:

Initial symptoms include numbness of lips and tongue, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea and sneezing.
Poisoning usually occurs through skin absorption and inhalation. This may cause allergic attacks in sensitive people.

24. FIRST AID:

Contact a doctor or poison information centre on 008 119 244.
Remove contaminated clothing and wash skin with soap and water.
If swallowed, get medical attention as soon as possible.
If breathing has stopped apply resuscitation

25. PROTECTIVE CLOTHING:

26 RE ENTRY PERIODS and OTHER SAFETY ISSUES:

27. PROPERTIES:

Product appearance -
Shelf Life -
Product Flammability -
Half life in water - days at pH5 and 35 C.
Water solubility at 25 C. - ppm at pH
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 -

28. ENVIRONMENTAL FATE:

Summary - Dangerous to bees.
Birds - toxicity.
Fish - toxicity LC50 > ppm.
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.
Compatible with Wuxal and PBO synergist.

30. REGISTERED CROPS, INSECTS and DISEASES.

See HerbiGuide Species Solutions Tab for registered uses.

31. GOVERNMENT AND REGULATORY INFORMATION:

Dangerous Goods Class -
Hazchem Code -
Packaging Group -
EPG -
UN Number -
Worksafe Classification -

32. References:

Acknowledgments:

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