Zineb

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BARMAC ZINEB FUNGICIDEAMGROW PTY LTDWETTABLE POWDER

4. ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Zineb 800g/kg

5. COST: $16.16 per L or kg.

6. CHEMICAL GROUP: M3.

7. RELATED PESTICIDES:

Mancozeb 625-800g/kg
Metiram 700g/kg
Propineb 700g/kg
Thiram 600g/L
Thiram 800g/kg
Zineb 800g/kg
Ziram 760g/kg

8. GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

An agricultural protectant fungicide.

9. APPLICATION METHODS AND TIPS:

High volume, low volume or aerial application.

10. ADJUVANTS, WETTERS, OILS:

Wetting agent is usually used on hard to wet crops. Barmac Maxwet recommended by company at 100 mL/100 L water.
White oil used in Citrus at 250 mL/100 L water and in stone fruit at 500 mL/100 L water.

11. EQUIPMENT:

Use equipment that provides good penetration and coverage.

12. SPRAYER WASH OUT AND DECONTAMINATION:

13. WATER OR CARRIER DATA:

Usually around 1000 L/ha for high volume spraying.
Applied in 10-20 L/ha spray oil for aerial spraying and ULV spraying.

14. WEATHER:

Apply in fine weather.

15. RAINFASTNESS:

16. SOIL:

No specific effects

17. PLANT HEALTH and OTHER EFFECTS:

Early varieties of Plums should not be treated.

18. WITHHOLDING PERIODS:

19. PLANT BACK PERIODS or RECROPPING INTERVALS:

None specified.

20. MODE OF ACTION:

Protectant that prevents infection of new foliage and fruit.
Chemical family - Dithiocarbamate derivative.
Lack of development of the disease.

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 oral toxicity.
Details:
Poison schedule - S5
Mammalian toxicity -
Acute oral LD50 - >5200 mg/kg (rats), [For comparison table salt is 3000 mg/kg]
Acute dermal LD50 - >6000 mg/kg (rabbit).
Skin - Irritating
Eye - Irritating
Vapour inhalation - LC50 - > mg/L air (rat).
Chronic oral toxicity NOEL - ppm for two years.
Carcinogenic, mutagenic or teratogenic properties - Not listed as carcinogenic by Worksafe. Animal studies at high doses have resulted in birth defects. Ethylene dithiourea a possible trace contaminant and breakdown product has caused thyroid effects, tumours and birth defects in laboratory animals.
Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) - 0.005 mg/kg/day.
NOEL 5 mg/kg/day.

23. TOXICITY SYMPTOMS:

May irritate skin or cause contact dermatitis. Some individuals may be allergic.
May irritate nose and throat.
Repeated exposure may cause conjunctivitis.
Avoid giving alcohol if exposed to Zineb. Alcohol interacts with dithiocamates causing increased adverse effects such as headache, illness and vomiting. Exposure to alcohol may cause allergic reactions in some individuals.

24. FIRST AID:

If SWALLOWED - Rinse mouth with water. Avoid giving alcohol. Allergic reactions may occur in the presence of alcohol. See a doctor.
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. Apply artificial respiration if patient is not breathing.
If patient has symptoms or is concerned contact a doctor immediately.
Advice to doctor - Treat symptomatically. Don't give alcohol. Allergic reactions may occur in the presence of alcohol.
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:

27. PROPERTIES:

Product appearance - Light coloured fine powder.
Shelf Life - 2 years.
Product Flammability - Not flammable. May form explosive dust clouds. May emit toxic fumes on burning. Flashpoint reported as 110 C in Barmac MSDS.
Half life in water - days at pH5 and 35 C.
Water solubility at 25 C. - 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 - Decomposes at 157 C
Molecular weight -
Density -
Not corrosive.

28. ENVIRONMENTAL FATE:

Summary -
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 non ionic wetting agents, white oil, spraying oil.

30. REGISTERED CROPS, INSECTS and DISEASES.

See HerbiGuide Species Solutions Tab for registered uses.

31. GOVERNMENT AND REGULATORY INFORMATION:

Dangerous Goods Class - None allocated.
Hazchem Code -
Worksafe - Not classified as hazardous.
Packaging Group - None allocated.
EPG - None allocated.
UN No. - None allocated.

32. References:

Barmac (2002) Zineb label 30628 and MSDS.

Acknowledgments:

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