AVIGREASE - PEST BIRD ERADICATION COMPOUND

Australia - English - APVMA (Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority)

Active ingredient:
FENTHION
Available from:
AUSTRALIAN PEST BIRD MANAGEMENT PTY LTD
Pharmaceutical form:
PASTE
Composition:
FENTHION ORGANOPHOSPHORUS Active 110.0 g/kg
Units in package:
10kg
Class:
A - Agricultural
Therapeutic group:
COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL PREMISES | PROCESSING AND MANUFACTURING PLANTS | ROOF | SCHOOL | CLASSROOM | COLLEGE | COLOURBOND | CORREG
Therapeutic area:
VERTEBRATE POISON
Therapeutic indications:
INDIAN MYNA | PIGEON | SPARROW | STARLING | MYNA BIRDS
Product summary:
Poison schedule: 6; Withholding period: whp: n/a; Host/pest details: COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL PREMISES: [INDIAN MYNA, PIGEON, SPARROW, STARLING]; PROCESSING AND MANUFACTURING PLANTS: [INDIAN MYNA, PIGEON, SPARROW, STARLING]; ROOF: [INDIAN MYNA, PIGEON, SPARROW, STARLING]; SCHOOL: [INDIAN MYNA, PIGEON, SPARROW, STARLING]; Poison schedule: 6; Withholding period: ; Host/pest details: COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL PREMISES: [INDIAN MYNA, PIGEON, SPARROW, STARLING]; PROCESSING AND MANUFACTURING PLANTS: [INDIAN MYNA, PIGEON, SPARROW, STARLING]; ROOF: [INDIAN MYNA, PIGEON, SPARROW, STARLING]; SCHOOL: [INDIAN MYNA, PIGEON, SPARROW, STARLING];
Authorization status:
Cancelled
Authorization number:
50244
Authorization date:
2014-10-16

POISON

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AVIGREASE

PESTBIRDERADICATION COMPOUND

ACTIVECONSTITUENT:110g/kgFENTHION(an anticholinesterasecompound)

RESTRICTEDCHEMICALPRODUCT–ONLYTOBESUPPLIEDTOORUSEDBYANAUTHORISEDPERSON

Foruseonlytocontrol pigeons(Columbalivia),starlings(Sturnusvulgaris),mynahs(Acridotherestristis)andsparrows(Passer domesticus)in industrial andcommercial

situations.

Net contents:10 kg

DIRECTIONS FORUSE:

DONOTapplywithinanyfoodproductionareasorinareaswherefoodisbeingpresentedforhumanconsumption.

DONOTuseonexternalstructures suchaswindowframes,railings,balconies,fences,exposedoverhangs,treesoranyothervegetation.

SITUATION SPECIESTOBECONTROLLED RATE CRITICALCOMMENTS

DomesticorFeralPigeonRockDove

(Columbalivia) 0.5kg/m 2 Thisproductistobeappliedtothespecifiedpestbirdroost-

ingornestingareasonly.PaintaTHIN(2mmdeep)strip

about 5cmwidetoroostingarea,usingabrushandroller. Internalenclosedareasofcommercialandindustrialprem-

isesasfollows:loadingdocks,warehouses,processingand

manufacturingplants,aircrafthangars,storagesfacilities,

stadiumsandcommercialbuildings.

EuropeanofCommonStarling

(Sturnusvulgaris) 0.25kg/m 2 Thisproductistobeappliedtothespecifiedpestbirdroost-

ingornestingareasonly.PaintaTHIN(1mmdeep)strip

about 5cmwidetoroostingarea,usingabrushandroller.

IndianorCommonMyna

(Acridotherestristis) 0.25kg/m 2

HouseSparrow

(Passerdomesticus) 0.1–0.2

kg/m 2 Thisproductistobeappliedtothespecifiedpestbirdroost-

ingornestingareasonly.PaintaTHIN(1mmdeep)strip

about 2.5cmwidetoroostingarea,usingabrushandroller.

FileName:50244_47126_10kg_Label_MPL_V01.pdf

LabelDimensions:25.5x16.5cm

ScaleonA4:96%ScaleonA3:100%

APPROVED

LABEL

Info

pest

Verified

AUTHORISEDPERSON

ThisproductmustonlybesuppliedtoandusedbyAuthorisedPersons.EachState

andTerritoryhasspecificcriteriathatmustbeaddressedbeforeapersonisconsid-

eredtobeanauthorisedperson.Personswantingtobeconsideredtobeanauthor-

isedpersonfortheuseofthisproductmustcontacttheappropriateStateorTerritory

authoritytoaddressthecriteriaandensurethatStateorTerritoryControlofUseleg-

islationisadheredto.

LIMITATIONS ANDPROHIBITIONS

Notification ofUse

Notificationmustbepostedinareaswherepeopleunawareoftreatmentmayenter.

Notificationtosay‘Areatreatedwithbirdpoisonenterwithcare’.

Disposal ofdead birds

Alldeadanddyingbirdsmustbecollected.Collectionofdeadanddyingbirdsisto

commenceatfirstlighteverydayfollowingtreatmentandcontinueuntiltheproduct

isremoved.Collectionistooccurwithinthetreatedbuildingandforapproximately

30maroundtheoutsideofthetreatedbuilding.Alldeceasedbirdsaretobeplaced

intoheavy-dutygarbagebagsandsealedwithnyloncabletiesandtobedisposedof

throughappropriatewastedisposalmethods.Dyingbirdsaretobeeuthanisedhu-

manelyandthenplacedingarbagebagsfordisposal.Birdsaretobedisposedofina

landfill/tip,thebagsofdeadbirdsmustbeburiedtopreventaccessbypredatory

birdsandotheranimals(eg.dogs,foxes).

Notification ofpoisoningofnon-targetspecies

Wherenon-targetbirdsi.e.thosenotincludedonthisproductlabel,arefoundduring

deadbirdcollection,detailsofsuchfindsMUSTBEnotifiedtotheAPVMAviathe

AdverseExperienceReportingProgram.

Removal ofusedproduct

Theproductmustberemovedafterconsecutivemorninginspectionsrevealnomore

dead/dyingbirds,orafteramaximumof7daysfollowingapplicationwhicheveris

theshorter.Removalcanbedoneusingapaintscraperorcloths,withusedproduct

beingplacedinanappropriatecontaineranddisposedofappropriately.Allcloths

andothercleaningmaterialshouldbecleanedusingmineralturpentineordisposed

ofinsealedgarbagebags.

GENERALINSTRUCTIONS

Application Method:

Ensureareatobetreatedhasbeencleanedandisfreefromexcessivequantitiesof

dustorbirdfaecesetc.Cleaningwillensurethattheapplicationrollerdoesnotbe-

comecloggedwithforeignmaterial.Applygrease,takingcaretonotallowexcess

greasetofall totheground.Ifgreasefallsfromthebrushorrollerorapplicationsite,

Mineralturpentinecanbeusedtoremoveanyremainingtracesofgrease.When

applyingthegreaseinareaswherecontaminationoffactoryorwarehouseitems

couldoccur,theareasbelowandsurroundingtheapplicationsiteshouldbecovered

toprevent greasecomingintocontactwiththeitemsorequipment.

SAFETYDIRECTIONS

Harmfulifswallowed.Willirritatetheeyesandskin.Avoidcontactwitheyesand

skin.Whenusingorremovingproductwearrubbergloves.Washhandsafteruse.

Aftereachday’suse,washgloves.Collectionofdeadbirds:Whencollectingdead

ordyingbirdswearrubbergloves andappropriateprotectiveclothing.

FIRSTAID

Ifswallowed,splashedonskinorineyes,orinhaled,contactaPoisonsInformation

Centre(PhoneAustralia131126)oradoctoratonce.Removeanycontaminated

clothingandwashskinthoroughly.Ifswallowed,activatedcharcoalmaybeadvised.

Giveatropineifinstructed.

MSDS

AdditionalinformationislistedintheMaterialSafetyDataSheet(MSDS)whichis

availablefromAustralianPest BirdManagement PtyLtd(1300882208).

PROTECTIONOFWILDLIFE,FISH,CRUSTACEANS & ENVIRONMENT

Highlytoxictobirds.DONOTuseproductinareaswherenativebirdsarelikelyto

comeintocontactwithproduct.Dangeroustofish.DONOTcontaminatestreams,

riversorwaterwayswiththechemicalortheusedcontainer.

STORAGEANDDISPOSAL

Storeinclosed,originalcontainerinacoolwell-ventilatedarea.Donotstorefor

longperiodsindirectsunlight.Donotdisposeofundilutedchemicalonsite.Ifre-

cycling,replacecapandreturncleancontainerstorecyclerordesignatedcollection

point.Ifrecyclingisnotpossible,break,crushorpunctureandburyemptycontain-

ersinalocal authoritylandfill.Emptycontainersandproductshouldnot beburnt.

Australian PestBird ManagementPtyLtd

48Wolverton Ave

ChippingNorton NSW 2170

Ph:1300882208ACN003627423

APVMAApproval No.:50244/10KG/1208

B:

DOM:

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET Australian Pest Bird Management

Pty Ltd

Date of Issue: June 6, 2004

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1. IDENTIFICATION OF THEMATERIALANDSUPPLIER

Product name AVIGREASE

Recommended Use Pestbird eradication compound

Supplier Australian Pest BirdManagement Pty Ltd

Address 48 Wolverton Road

ChippingNorton

NSW2170

Telephone

Facsimile

Website

Contact General Manager

Emergency

TelephoneNumber 0419998080(24hours)

2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE DANGEROUS GOODS

Hazard classificationClassified asHazardous accordingto thecriteria of NOHSC

Xn - Harmful

Risk phrases R20/21/22 - Harmfulbyinhalation and incontactwithskinand ifswallowed

R52 - Harmfultoaquaticorganisms

Safetyphrases S1/2 - Keep locked upand outof reach ofchildren

S 36/37 -Wear suitableprotective clothingandgloves

S60 -Thiscontainerand itscontainer mustbedisposedof ashazardouswaste

S61 -Avoidunintentionalreleasetotheenvironment

ADG classification “Dangerousgood”for transport byroador rail according tothe AustralianCodefor the Transportof

DangerousGoodsbyRoadandRail –ORGANOPHOSPHORUSPESTICIDE,LIQUID,TOXIC,

FLAMMABLE (containsfenthion,xylene),Class 6.1(3),UN3017, PGIII.

SUSDP classificationSchedule5(StandardfortheUniformScheduling ofDrugsand Poisons)

3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ONINGREDIENTS

4. FIRST AID MEASURES

If poisoningoccurs, immediately contacta doctororPoisons InformationCentre(Telephone131126),andfollowthe

advicegiven.ShowthisMaterialSafetyDataSheettothedoctor.

Inhalation If inhaled,removetofreshairandkeepatrest. Obtainmedicaladvice. Ifbreathingstopsorshowssigns

offailing, start artificial respiration. If advisedbydoctororPoisons InformationCentre, atropinetablets

Ingredients CAS Number Concentration %

Highlyrefinedmineraloil Proprietary Medium 30-60

SolventNeutralBase Oil 64742-65-0 Medium 10-30

Fenthion 55-38-9 Low <10

LithiumComplex Soap12-HydroxyStearicAcid 4485-12-5 Low <10

Xylene 1330-20-7 Low <10

Other ingredients, mostlyemulsifiers nonhazardous Low <10

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET Australian Pest Bird Management

Pty Ltd

Date of Issue: June 6, 2004

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Skin contact Immediately remove contaminated clothing. Wash affected areaswith soapand water.Seek medical aid.

If advisedbydoctororPoisonsInformationCentre, atropinetablets maybe administered

Eye contact Rinse eyes immediately with cleanwaterforat least 15 minutesandobtain medical aid.

Ingestion Washoutmouth withwater.DoNOTinducevomiting. Givea glass ofwater.Keeppatientatrestand

seek medicaladvice immediately, as above.Transportpatienttodoctororhospitalquickly. Ifadvisedby

doctororPoisonsInformation Centre,atropine tablets maybe administered.

DONOT attempttogive anythingbymouth toa semi-consciousorunconsciousperson.

First AidFacilities Provide eyewash and safety showerfacilities in theworkplace. Obtain anemergency supplyof atropine

tablets 0.6 mg.

Medical attention Symptomsofpoisoning

Mildintoxication causesheadache, blurred vision,weakness,sweating, mildchest pain,nausea and

vomiting. Severe intoxication causes cyanosis(bluenessoftheskin, asfromlack ofoxygen),muscular

twitching, spasms,miosis(pinpointpupils) andrespiratoryparalysis.

Treatment

Basic aid,decontamination,symptomatic treatment and ifnecessary administrationofantidote.

Antidote:Atropine sulphate,possiblyinconjunctionwithToxogoninorobidoxime(PAM). As this

productcontains thehydrocarbonliquid,xylene, care should betaken topreventpulmonaryaspiration.

Smallamountsof liquid aspirated intotherespiratorysystemduring ingestionorfromvomiting maycause

bronchopneumonia or pulmonaryoedema.

Monitorrespiratory, cardiacandcentralnervoussystemfunction.Monitorredbloodcellandplasma

cholinesteraselevels. Administer oxygenifnecessary. Watch forpulmonaryoedemaanddelayed

neurologicalsymptoms.

Contraindications: Adrenergicderivatives

5. FIRE FIGHTINGMEASURES

Hazchem Code3W

Extinguishing mediaWaterspray,foam, drychemical, carbondioxide, sand.

Hazardsfrom Ina fire, carbonmonoxide,phosphoruspentoxide andsulphurdioxidemaybeformed.

combustion products

6.ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Avoid contactwith thespilled material orcontaminated surfaces. Extinguish orremoveall possible sources of ignition.Donot

smoke, eatordrinkduringthecleanupprocess. Personnelinvolvedincleanup shouldwearprotective clothingand equipmentas

described inSection9PERSONAL PROTECTION. Keep people andanimals away and upwind. Prevent spilledmaterial from

enteringdrainsor watercourses. Containspill andabsorbwithearth,sand, clay,orother absorbent material. Collect and store in

properly labelleddrums for safedisposal. Cleanfloor with ragsandmineralturpentine andplace rags inblack plasticbagsealed

withaplastic tie. Cover and label drums and bagsfor safedisposal. Thoroughly ventilate the area aftercleanup.Dealwithall

spillages immediately. If contaminationofdrains, streams, watercourses,etc. is unavoidable,warnthelocal water authority.

Decontaminatetoolsand equipment used in the cleanup.

7. HANDLINGANDSTORAGE

Handling Keep outof reachof children. Product ispoisonous if absorbedbyskincontact, inhaled or swallowed.

Avoid contactwith eyes, skinand clothing. Do notinhale spray mist. Ifproduct onskin, immediately

washareawithsoapandwater.Afteruse andbeforeeating, drinkingorsmoking,washhands, armsand

face thoroughlywith soapandwater. Aftereachday’s use,washgloves,face shield orgoggles and

contaminated clothing.

Keep awayfromexcessive heat, openflames andother sources of ignition.

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET Australian Pest Bird Management

Pty Ltd

Date of Issue: June 6, 2004

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Storage Store inthe closed, originalcontainer ina cool,well-ventilatedarea. Donot storeforprolonged periods in

direct sunlight. Keepawayfromexcessiveheat, open flamesandother sourcesofignition.

Flammability Flammable liquid. Flashpoint 50 o C.

8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Exposure standardsNOHSC Exposurestandards:

TWA STEL

Fenthion 0.2 mg/m 3 Skinnotation

Xylene 80ppm,350mg/m 3 150 ppm,655 mg/m 3

Oilmists 5mg/m 3 10mg/m 3

BiologicalLimit Productionand agricultural workershandlingthis product shouldbemonitored for cholinesterase levels.

Values Abaseline level shouldbeestablished priortoanypotential exposure.

See “Guidelines for HealthSurveillance”[NOHSC: 7039(1995)]

Engineering controlsControlprocess conditionstoavoidcontact. Use local exhaustventilationand sparkproof equipment

duringmanufacture. Use in a well-ventilatedareaonly.

PersonalProtectiveProductisharmfulifabsorbedbyskincontact, inhaledorswallowed.

Equipment

If inhalationislikely wear anAS/NZS1715/1716approved respirator.

Wearcottonoverallsbuttoned totheneckandwrist, awashablehatand imperviousfootwear

Wearelbow-lengthrubberorPVC gloves

Wearhardtoeboots

Wear face shieldor splashproofgoggles

9. PHYSICALANDCHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Appearance: Thick green paste

Odour: Typicalpetroleum

Vapour pressure: 7.4 x 10 -6 hPa(at20 o C)(Fenthion)

1 kPa (at 20 o C) (xylene)

Vapour density: 3.7(air= 1)(xylene)

Freezing/melting Not available

point:

Solubilityinwater:Insoluble

Specific Gravity: 0.95

Flash Point: 50 o C

Flammability

(explosive) limits: LEL: 1.1:UEL:6.6Vol. %(xylene)

Auto-Ignition

temperature: 500 o C (xylene)

10. STABILITY ANDREACTIVITY

Chemical stability Stable under normal conditionsof use.

Incompatible Avoid ironand strongoxidisingagents. Avoidhighly alkaline conditions.

Materials

Hazardous Ina fire, carbonmonoxide,phosphoruspentoxide andsulphurdioxidemaybeformed

Decomposition

Products

HazardousreactionsNone

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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET Australian Pest Bird Management

Pty Ltd

Date of Issue: June 6, 2004

11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

POTENTIAL HEALTHEFFECTS

The active ingredientin AVIGREASE, fenthion, is an anticholinesterasecompound. Symptomstypical ofcholinesterase

inhibition(forall routes of entry):

Mild cases

Headache,blurredvision,weakness, sweating, mildchestpain,nausea andvomiting.

Severe cases

Cyanosis(bluenessoftheskin, asfromlack ofoxygen), muscular twitchingspasms,miosis(pinpointpupils) andrespiratory

paralysis.

Inhalation Poisonousbyinhalation.Highvapour concentrationsmay beirritatingtothe respiratorytract andmay

cause headaches, dizziness,drowsiness,anaesthesia, and other centralnervoussystemeffects.

Skin contact Poisonous if absorbed byskincontact.May irritate the skin.

Eye contact Slightly irritating tothe eyes.

Ingestion Poisonous if swallowed

ANIMALTOXICITYDATA

Acute:

Oraltoxicity LD

rat: >2000mg/kg(product)

Dermaltoxicity LD

rat: >5000mg/kg(product)

Inhalation toxicityLC

(4 h)rat: approximately0.5mg/L air (aerosol) (fenthion active ingredient)

Skin Irritation Slightly irritating (rabbit)(product)

Irritation tomucousSlightly irritating (rabbit)(product)

membranes

Sensitisation Fenthionisnota skinsensitiser (guineapig)

Chronic:

The mainhealtheffectsfromrepeatedexposure wouldbetoxicsymptomsof cholinesterase inhibition as describedabove.

Chronic toxicitystudiesshowed limited evidenceof irreversible effects.

12. ECOLOGICALINFORMATION

Toxic tofish and aquatic invertebrates. Dangerous to birds. Dangerous tobees.

DO NOT contaminate streams, riversorwaterwayswith the chemical or used containers.

Ecotoxicity Fenthion:

Fish toxicity:

: 2l7 mg/L(96H):goldenorfe(Leuciscusidusmelanotus)

: 0.83mg/L(96h):rainbow trout(Oncorhynchusmykiss)

Aquatic invertebrate toxicity:

: 0.0057mg/L (48 h):Daphnia magna

Algae toxicity:

: 1.79mg/L(96h):green algae(Desmodesmus subspicatus)

Bacteria toxicity:

: >10000 mg/L: activatedsludge

Bird toxicity:

: 7.2mg/kg bobwhitequail

Environmental fateFenthion:

persistence, Noteasilybiodegradable. Bioconcentrationfactor:396–438

degradability, Xylene:

mobility Readilybiodegradable.Oxidises rapidlyinair byphotochemicalreactions.

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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET Australian Pest Bird Management

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Date of Issue: June 6, 2004

13. DISPOSALCONSIDERATIONS

Tripleorpreferablypressurerinse containersbeforedisposal. Addrinsings tospraytank.Donotdisposeofundiluted chemicals

on-site. If recycling,replace cap and returnclean containerstorecyclerordesignatedcollection point. If not recycling,break,

crushorpuncture andbury empty containers ina local authoritylandfill.If nolandfill is available, bury the containers below 500

mm ina disposal pit specificallymarkedandset upfor thispurposeclear ofwaterways,desirable vegetationandtree roots.

Emptycontainers andproductshouldnotbeburnt.

Disposeof waste product as hazardouswastevia a licenseddisposal contractor toanapproved landfill. Do notdischarge into

drains orsewers.

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

UN number 3017

Propershipping ORGANOPHOSPHORUSPESTICIDE, LIQUID, TOXIC, FLAMMABLE (containsfenthion,

Name xylene)

Classand 6.1

SubsidiaryRisk 3

Packing Group III

EPG Guide17– DangerousGoods–Initial Emergency Response Guide

Hazchemcode 3W

MarinePollutant Yes(Fenthionis a Class “PP”, SevereMarinePollutant).

15. REGULATORYINFORMATION

Active ingredient is registeredaccording tothe Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Act 1988

NationalRegistrationAuthorityapprovalnumber:32996

See also Section2.

16. OTHER INFORMATION

Preparation ThisMSDSpreparedJune6,2004

Information New Issue

The information contained inthisMSDSisbelieved tobe accuratebutisnotwarrantedtobe.Itsummarises ourbestknowledge

of thehealth and safetyhazard informationof theproductand how to handle anduseit in theworkplace. Eachuser shouldread

this MSDS and consider the informationinthe contextofhow the productwill behandledand used.

END OF MSDS

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