CHESS INSECTICIDE

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

Active ingredient:
PYMETROZINE
Available from:
SYNGENTA AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
INN (International Name):
pymetrozine(500g/kg)
Pharmaceutical form:
WATER DISPERSIBLE GRANULE
Composition:
PYMETROZINE UNGROUPED Active 500.0 g/kg
Units in package:
1kg; 20kg; 5kg
Class:
A - Agricultural
Manufactured by:
SYNGENTA AUST
Therapeutic group:
BROCCOLI | BRUSSELS SPROUTS | CABBAGE | CAULIFLOWER | POTATO | STONE FRUIT | APRICOT | CHERRY | HEAD CABBAGE | NECTARINE | PEACH
Therapeutic area:
INSECTICIDE
Therapeutic indications:
BLACK PEACH APHID | CABBAGE APHID | GREEN PEACH APHID | GREY CABBAGE APHID
Product summary:
Poison schedule: 5; Withholding period: WITHHOLDING PERIODS: HARVEST WITHHOL DING PERIOD Fruiting vegetables Cucurb its Leafy vegetables Lettuce: DO NOT HARVEST FOR 3 DAYS AFTER APPLICATION Brassica vegetables: DO NOT HARVEST F OR 7 DAYS AFTER APPLICATION Beetroot s weet corn celery: DO NOT HARVEST FOR 14 DAYS AFTER APPLICATION Cotton a lmonds pistachios and stonefruit: D O NOT HARVEST FOR 4 WEEKS AFTER APPLIC ATION POTATOES: NOT REQUIRED WHEN USED AS DIRECTED GRAZING WITHHOLDING PER IOD COTTON: DO NOT GRAZE TREATED COTT ON CROPS STUBBLE OR GIN TRASH; Host/pest details: ALMOND: [GREEN PEACH APHID]; BEETROOT: [GREEN PEACH APHID, POTATO APHID]; BRASSICA - ASIAN: [COTTON APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, POTATO APHID]; BROCCOLI: [CABBAGE APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY - SUPPRESSION]; BRUSSELS SPROUTS: [CABBAGE APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY - SUPPRESSION]; CABBAGE: [CABBAGE APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY - SUPPRESSION]; CAPSICUM OR PEPPER: [GREEN PEACH APHID, GREENHOUSE WHITEFLY, POTATO APHID, SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY - SUPPRESSION]; CAULIFLOWER: [CABBAGE APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY - SUPPRESSION]; CELERY: [APHID]; CHARD: [COTTON APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, POTATO APHID]; CHICORY: [CURRANT LETTUCE APHID]; CHINESE CABBAGE: [COTTON APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, POTATO APHID]; COTTON: [COTTON APHID]; CRESS: [COTTON APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, POTATO APHID]; CUT FLOWER: [COWPEA APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, ROSE APHID, SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY - SUPPRESSION]; EGGPLANT: [GREEN PEACH APHID, GREENHOUSE WHITEFLY, POTATO APHID, SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY - SUPPRESSION]; ENDIVE: [COTTON APHID, CURRANT LETTUCE APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, POTATO APHID]; GREEN MUSTARD: [COTTON APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, MUSTARD, POTATO APHID]; KALE (CHOU MOELLIER): [COTTON APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, POTATO APHID]; LETTUCE: [BROWN SOWTHISTLE APHIP, CURRANT LETTUCE APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY - SUPPRESSION]; NURSERY STOCK IN POTS OR FIELD: [COTTON APHID, COWPEA APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID]; PISTACHIO: [GREEN PEACH APHID]; PLANTS: [GREENHOUSE WHITEFLY, ROSE APHID, SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY - SUPPRESSION]; POTATO: [GREEN PEACH APHID]; ROCKET: [COTTON APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, POTATO APHID]; SILVER BEET: [COTTON APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, POTATO APHID]; SPINACH: [COTTON APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, POTATO APHID]; STONE FRUIT: [BLACK PEACH APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID]; SWEET CORN: [CORN APHID]; TOMATO: [GREEN PEACH APHID, GREENHOUSE WHITEFLY, POTATO APHID, SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY - SUPPRESSION]; Poison schedule: 5; Withholding period: ; Host/pest details: ALMOND: [GREEN PEACH APHID]; BEETROOT: [GREEN PEACH APHID, POTATO APHID]; BRASSICA - ASIAN: [COTTON APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, POTATO APHID]; BROCCOLI: [CABBAGE APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY - SUPPRESSION]; BRUSSELS SPROUTS: [CABBAGE APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY - SUPPRESSION]; CABBAGE: [CABBAGE APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY - SUPPRESSION]; CAPSICUM OR PEPPER: [GREEN PEACH APHID, GREENHOUSE WHITEFLY, POTATO APHID, SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY - SUPPRESSION]; CAULIFLOWER: [CABBAGE APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY - SUPPRESSION]; CELERY: [APHID]; CHARD: [COTTON APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, POTATO APHID]; CHICORY: [CURRANT LETTUCE APHID]; CHINESE CABBAGE: [COTTON APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, POTATO APHID]; COTTON: [COTTON APHID]; CRESS: [COTTON APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, POTATO APHID]; CUT FLOWER: [COWPEA APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, ROSE APHID, SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY - SUPPRESSION]; EGGPLANT: [GREEN PEACH APHID, GREENHOUSE WHITEFLY, POTATO APHID, SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY - SUPPRESSION]; ENDIVE: [COTTON APHID, CURRANT LETTUCE APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, POTATO APHID]; GREEN MUSTARD: [COTTON APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, MUSTARD, POTATO APHID]; KALE (CHOU MOELLIER): [COTTON APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, POTATO APHID]; LETTUCE: [BROWN SOWTHISTLE APHIP, CURRANT LETTUCE APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY - SUPPRESSION]; NURSERY STOCK IN POTS OR FIELD: [COTTON APHID, COWPEA APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID]; PISTACHIO: [GREEN PEACH APHID]; PLANTS: [GREENHOUSE WHITEFLY, ROSE APHID, SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY - SUPPRESSION]; POTATO: [GREEN PEACH APHID]; ROCKET: [COTTON APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, POTATO APHID]; SILVER BEET: [COTTON APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, POTATO APHID]; SPINACH: [COTTON APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID, POTATO APHID]; STONE FRUIT: [BLACK PEACH APHID, GREEN PEACH APHID]; SWEET CORN: [CORN APHID]; TOMATO: [GREEN PEACH APHID, GREENHOUSE WHITEFLY, POTATO APHID, SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY - SUPPRESSION]; For control of aphids & suppression of whiteflies in certain vegetable crops, cotton, cut flowers, nursery stock (non-food), stonefruit, almonds & pistachios.See RESTRAINTS etc. on label.
Authorization status:
Registered
Authorization number:
53311
Authorization date:
2020-07-01

CAUTION

KEEPOUTOFREACHOFCHILDREN

READSAFETYDIRECTIONSBEFOREOPENINGORUSING

ACTIVE CONSTITUENT: 500 g/kg PYMETROZINE

Controls Aphids in Brassica Vegetables,

Potatoes and Stonefruit

1 kg NET

Syngenta Crop Protection Pty Limited

Level 1, 2-4 Lyonpark Road, Macquarie Park NSW 2113

In a transport emergency dial 000, Police or Fire Brigade

For specialist advice in an emergency only, call 1800 033 111 (24 hours)

APVMA Approval No: 53311/1/0710

Lxxxxxx AUST/xx

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Restraints

DO NOT apply more than 2 applications per crop

DO NOT apply consecutive applications. Refer to the CropLife Insecticide Resistance Management Strategy

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE, OR IN ANY MANNER, CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED UNDER

APPROPRIATE LEGISLATION

WITHHOLDING PERIODS

Brassicas:DO NOT HARVEST FOR 14 DAYS AFTER APPLICATION

Potatoes:NOT REQUIRED WHEN USED AS DIRECTED

Stonefruit:DO NOT HARVEST FOR 4 WEEKS AFTER APPLICATION

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

Mixing

AddtherequiredamountofCHESStocleanwaterinhalffilledspraytankwiththeagitatoror

by-passinoperation.Maintainagitationwhilefillingtankwithremainderofwater.Agitation

must also be maintained throughout the spray operation.

Application

TobeeffectiveCHESSrequiresthoroughspraycoverage.Ensurethatequipmentisproperly

calibrated to give an even distribution at the correct volume.

BrassicasandPotatoes:Applyasasprayinaminimumof100to800Lwater/ha.Theuseof

hollow cone nozzles and droppers is recommended.

Stonefruit:ThesamequantityofCHESSperhectareshouldbeusedwhensprayingeitherthe

dilute or concentrate method.

DiluteSpraying:Useasprayerdesignedtoapplyhighvolumesofwateruptothepointof

runoffandmatchedtothecropbeingsprayed.Setupandoperatethesprayertoachieveeven

coveragethroughoutthecropcanopy.Applysufficientwatertocoverthecroptothepointof

runoff.Avoidexcessiverunoff.Therequiredwatervolumemaybedeterminedbyapplying

differenttestvolumes,usingdifferentsettingsonthesprayer,fromindustryguidelinesorexpert

advice.

AddtheamountofCHESSspecifiedintheDirectionsforUsetableforeach100Lofwater.

Spray to the point of runoff. If water volumes exceed 2000 L/ha, total rate of CHESS must not

exceed400g/ha.Therequireddilutesprayvolumewillchangeandthesprayersetupand

operation may also need to be changed as the crop grows.

ConcentrateSpraying:Useasprayerdesignedandsetupforconcentratespraying(thatisa

sprayerwhichapplieswatervolumeslessthanthoserequiredtoreachthepointofrunoff)and

matched to the crop being sprayed. Apply a minimum of 500 L water/ha.

Setupandoperatethesprayertoachieveevencoveragethroughoutthecropcanopyusing

yourchosenwatervolume.Determineanappropriatedilutesprayvolume(seeDiluteSpraying)

forthecropcanopy.Thisisneededtocalculatetheconcentratemixingrate.Themixingrate

for concentrate spraying can then be calculated in the following way:

Example only

1.Dilute spray volume as determined above: for example 2000 L/ha

2.Your chosen concentrate spray volume: for example 500 L/ha

3.The concentrate factor in this example is 4X (ie 2000 L ÷ 500 L = 4)

4.If the dilute label rate is 20 g/100 L, then the concentrate rate becomes 4 x 20,

that is 80 g/100 L of concentrate spray

Thechosensprayvolume,amountofproductper100Lofwater,andthesprayersetupand

operationmayneedtobechangedasthecropgrows.Forfurtherinformationonconcentrate

spraying,usersareadvisedtoconsultrelevantindustryguidelines,undertakeappropriate

competency training and follow industry Best Practices.

Compatibility

Asformulationsofothermanufacturers’productsarebeyondthecontrolofSyngentaCrop

Protection,andwaterqualityvarieswithlocation,allmixturesshouldbetestedpriortomixing

commercial quantities.

Insecticide Resistance Warning

ForinsecticideresistancemanagementCHESSInsecticideisaGroup9Binsecticide.Some

naturallyoccurringinsectbiotypesresistanttoCHESSandotherGroup9Binsecticidesmay

existthroughnormalgeneticvariabilityinanyinsectpopulation.Theresistantindividualscan

eventuallydominatetheinsectpopulationifCHESSandotherGroup9Binsecticidesareused

repeatedly.TheeffectivenessofCHESSonresistantindividualscouldbesignificantlyreduced.

Sinceoccurrenceofresistantindividualsisdifficulttodetectpriortouse,SyngentaCrop

ProtectionPty.LimitedacceptsnoliabilityforanylossesthatmayresultfromfailureofCHESS

tocontrolresistantinsects.CHESSmaybesubjecttospecificresistancemanagement

strategies.Forfurtherinformationcontactyoursupplier,Syngentarepresentativeorlocal

PRECAUTION

Re-entryPeriod:DONOTallowentryintotreatedareasuntilthesprayhasdried.Ifpriorentry

isnecessary,wearcottonoverallsbuttonedtotheneckandwrist(orequivalentclothing)and

chemical resistant gloves. Clothing must be laundered after each day’s use.

PROTECTION OF WILDLIFE, FISH, CRUSTACEANS AND ENVIRONMENT

Maybehazardoustoaquaticinvertebrates.DONOTcontaminatestreams,riversorwaterways

withthechemicalorusedcontainer.DONOTapplyundermeteorologicalconditionsorfrom

sprayingequipmentwhichcouldbeexpectedtocausespraytodriftontoadjacentareas,

particularlywetlands,waterbodiesorwatercourses.DONOTsprayacrossopenbodiesof

water.

STORAGE AND DISPOSAL

Storeintheclosed,originalcontainerinadry,cool,wellventilatedareaoutofdirectsunlight.

Shakeemptycontainerintospraytank.Singlerinsebeforedisposal.Addrinsingstospraytank.

DONOTdisposeofundilutedchemicalsonsite.Punctureorshredandburyemptycontainersin

alocalauthoritylandfill.Ifnolandfillisavailable,burythecontainersbelow500mminadisposal

pitspecificallymarkedandsetupforthispurposeclearofwaterways,desirablevegetationand

treeroots.Emptycontainersandproductshouldnotbeburnt.

SAFETY DIRECTIONS

Willirritatetheeyesandskin.Avoidcontactwitheyesandskin.Washhandsafteruse.

When opening the container, preparing the spray and using the prepared spray wear:

cotton overalls buttoned to the neck and wrist (or equivalent clothing)

a washable hat

elbow-length PVC gloves

After each day’s use, wash gloves and contaminated clothing.

FIRST AID

If poisoning occurs contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre. Phone 131 126.

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

IfadditionalhazardinformationisrequiredrefertotheMaterialSafetyDataSheet.Foracopy

telephone 1800 067 108 or visit our website at www.syngenta.com.au

MANUFACTURER’S WARRANTY AND EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY

SyngentaCropProtectionPty.Limitedhasnocontroloverstorage,handlingandmannerof

useofthisproduct.Wherethismaterialisnotstored,handledorusedcorrectlyandin

accordancewithdirections,noexpressorimpliedrepresentationsorwarrantiesconcerning

thisproduct(otherthannon-excludablestatutorywarranties)willapply.Syngentaacceptsno

Critical Comments

Add a suitable wetting agent at recommended rates.

Minimum retreatment interval 14 days.

Minimum retreatment interval 14 days.

Apply at first sign of aphid infestation.

Applybydiluteorconcentratesprayingequipment.Applythesametotalamountofproducttothetargetcrop

whether applying this product by dilute or concentrate spraying methods.

Refer to General Instructions for application information.

Dilutespraying:Ifwatervolumesexceed2000Lperhectare,totalrateofCHESSmustnotexceed400gper

hectare.

Crop

Brassica Vegetables

Broccoli,

Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage

(except Chinese Cabbage),

Cauliflowers only

Potatoes

Stonefruit Pest

Cabbage Aphid,

Green Peach Aphid

Green Peach Aphid

Black Peach Aphid,

Green Peach Aphid Rate

200 g/ha

200 g/ha

Dilute spray

20 g/100 L water

Concentrate spray

Refer to Application,

WHP

14 days

53311_1kg_Primary_MPL_V01 Dimensions:252(h)x204(w)mm

Scale:92%onA4paper Date:17/06/10

APPROVED

LABEL

Info

pest

Verified

CAUTION

KEEPOUTOFREACHOFCHILDREN

READSAFETYDIRECTIONSBEFOREOPENINGORUSING

ACTIVE CONSTITUENT: 500 g/kg PYMETROZINE

Controls Aphids in Brassica Vegetables,

Potatoes and Stonefruit

1 kg NET

Syngenta Crop Protection Pty Limited

Level 1, 2-4 Lyonpark Road, Macquarie Park NSW 2113

In a transport emergency dial 000, Police or Fire Brigade

For specialist advice in an emergency only, call 1800 033 111 (24 hours)

APVMA Approval No: 53311/1/0710

Lxxxxxx AUST/xx

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Restraints

DO NOT apply more than 2 applications per crop

DO NOT apply consecutive applications. Refer to the CropLife Insecticide Resistance Management Strategy

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE, OR IN ANY MANNER, CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED UNDER

APPROPRIATE LEGISLATION

WITHHOLDING PERIODS

Brassicas:DO NOT HARVEST FOR 14 DAYS AFTER APPLICATION

Potatoes:NOT REQUIRED WHEN USED AS DIRECTED

Stonefruit:DO NOT HARVEST FOR 4 WEEKS AFTER APPLICATION

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

Mixing

AddtherequiredamountofCHESStocleanwaterinhalffilledspraytankwiththeagitatoror

by-passinoperation.Maintainagitationwhilefillingtankwithremainderofwater.Agitation

must also be maintained throughout the spray operation.

Application

TobeeffectiveCHESSrequiresthoroughspraycoverage.Ensurethatequipmentisproperly

calibrated to give an even distribution at the correct volume.

BrassicasandPotatoes:Applyasasprayinaminimumof100to800Lwater/ha.Theuseof

hollow cone nozzles and droppers is recommended.

Stonefruit:ThesamequantityofCHESSperhectareshouldbeusedwhensprayingeitherthe

dilute or concentrate method.

DiluteSpraying:Useasprayerdesignedtoapplyhighvolumesofwateruptothepointof

runoffandmatchedtothecropbeingsprayed.Setupandoperatethesprayertoachieveeven

coveragethroughoutthecropcanopy.Applysufficientwatertocoverthecroptothepointof

runoff.Avoidexcessiverunoff.Therequiredwatervolumemaybedeterminedbyapplying

differenttestvolumes,usingdifferentsettingsonthesprayer,fromindustryguidelinesorexpert

advice.

AddtheamountofCHESSspecifiedintheDirectionsforUsetableforeach100Lofwater.

Spray to the point of runoff. If water volumes exceed 2000 L/ha, total rate of CHESS must not

exceed400g/ha.Therequireddilutesprayvolumewillchangeandthesprayersetupand

operation may also need to be changed as the crop grows.

ConcentrateSpraying:Useasprayerdesignedandsetupforconcentratespraying(thatisa

sprayerwhichapplieswatervolumeslessthanthoserequiredtoreachthepointofrunoff)and

matched to the crop being sprayed. Apply a minimum of 500 L water/ha.

Setupandoperatethesprayertoachieveevencoveragethroughoutthecropcanopyusing

yourchosenwatervolume.Determineanappropriatedilutesprayvolume(seeDiluteSpraying)

forthecropcanopy.Thisisneededtocalculatetheconcentratemixingrate.Themixingrate

for concentrate spraying can then be calculated in the following way:

Example only

1.Dilute spray volume as determined above: for example 2000 L/ha

2.Your chosen concentrate spray volume: for example 500 L/ha

3.The concentrate factor in this example is 4X (ie 2000 L ÷ 500 L = 4)

4.If the dilute label rate is 20 g/100 L, then the concentrate rate becomes 4 x 20,

that is 80 g/100 L of concentrate spray

Thechosensprayvolume,amountofproductper100Lofwater,andthesprayersetupand

operationmayneedtobechangedasthecropgrows.Forfurtherinformationonconcentrate

spraying,usersareadvisedtoconsultrelevantindustryguidelines,undertakeappropriate

competency training and follow industry Best Practices.

Compatibility

Asformulationsofothermanufacturers’productsarebeyondthecontrolofSyngentaCrop

Protection,andwaterqualityvarieswithlocation,allmixturesshouldbetestedpriortomixing

commercial quantities.

Insecticide Resistance Warning

ForinsecticideresistancemanagementCHESSInsecticideisaGroup9Binsecticide.Some

naturallyoccurringinsectbiotypesresistanttoCHESSandotherGroup9Binsecticidesmay

existthroughnormalgeneticvariabilityinanyinsectpopulation.Theresistantindividualscan

eventuallydominatetheinsectpopulationifCHESSandotherGroup9Binsecticidesareused

repeatedly.TheeffectivenessofCHESSonresistantindividualscouldbesignificantlyreduced.

Sinceoccurrenceofresistantindividualsisdifficulttodetectpriortouse,SyngentaCrop

ProtectionPty.LimitedacceptsnoliabilityforanylossesthatmayresultfromfailureofCHESS

tocontrolresistantinsects.CHESSmaybesubjecttospecificresistancemanagement

strategies.Forfurtherinformationcontactyoursupplier,Syngentarepresentativeorlocal

PRECAUTION

Re-entryPeriod:DONOTallowentryintotreatedareasuntilthesprayhasdried.Ifpriorentry

isnecessary,wearcottonoverallsbuttonedtotheneckandwrist(orequivalentclothing)and

chemical resistant gloves. Clothing must be laundered after each day’s use.

PROTECTION OF WILDLIFE, FISH, CRUSTACEANS AND ENVIRONMENT

Maybehazardoustoaquaticinvertebrates.DONOTcontaminatestreams,riversorwaterways

withthechemicalorusedcontainer.DONOTapplyundermeteorologicalconditionsorfrom

sprayingequipmentwhichcouldbeexpectedtocausespraytodriftontoadjacentareas,

particularlywetlands,waterbodiesorwatercourses.DONOTsprayacrossopenbodiesof

water.

STORAGE AND DISPOSAL

Storeintheclosed,originalcontainerinadry,cool,wellventilatedareaoutofdirectsunlight.

Shakeemptycontainerintospraytank.Singlerinsebeforedisposal.Addrinsingstospraytank.

DONOTdisposeofundilutedchemicalsonsite.Punctureorshredandburyemptycontainersin

alocalauthoritylandfill.Ifnolandfillisavailable,burythecontainersbelow500mminadisposal

pitspecificallymarkedandsetupforthispurposeclearofwaterways,desirablevegetationand

treeroots.Emptycontainersandproductshouldnotbeburnt.

SAFETY DIRECTIONS

Willirritatetheeyesandskin.Avoidcontactwitheyesandskin.Washhandsafteruse.

When opening the container, preparing the spray and using the prepared spray wear:

cotton overalls buttoned to the neck and wrist (or equivalent clothing)

a washable hat

elbow-length PVC gloves

After each day’s use, wash gloves and contaminated clothing.

FIRST AID

If poisoning occurs contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre. Phone 131 126.

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

IfadditionalhazardinformationisrequiredrefertotheMaterialSafetyDataSheet.Foracopy

telephone 1800 067 108 or visit our website at www.syngenta.com.au

MANUFACTURER’S WARRANTY AND EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY

SyngentaCropProtectionPty.Limitedhasnocontroloverstorage,handlingandmannerof

useofthisproduct.Wherethismaterialisnotstored,handledorusedcorrectlyandin

accordancewithdirections,noexpressorimpliedrepresentationsorwarrantiesconcerning

thisproduct(otherthannon-excludablestatutorywarranties)willapply.Syngentaacceptsno

Critical Comments

Add a suitable wetting agent at recommended rates.

Minimum retreatment interval 14 days.

Minimum retreatment interval 14 days.

Apply at first sign of aphid infestation.

Applybydiluteorconcentratesprayingequipment.Applythesametotalamountofproducttothetargetcrop

whether applying this product by dilute or concentrate spraying methods.

Refer to General Instructions for application information.

Dilutespraying:Ifwatervolumesexceed2000Lperhectare,totalrateofCHESSmustnotexceed400gper

hectare.

Crop

Brassica Vegetables

Broccoli,

Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage

(except Chinese Cabbage),

Cauliflowers only

Potatoes

Stonefruit Pest

Cabbage Aphid,

Green Peach Aphid

Green Peach Aphid

Black Peach Aphid,

Green Peach Aphid Rate

200 g/ha

200 g/ha

Dilute spray

20 g/100 L water

Concentrate spray

Refer to Application,

WHP

14 days

4 weeks

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Date ofIssue:May2010

SAFETY DATASHEET

Section 1:IDENTIFICATIONOF THEMATERIALANDSUPPLIER

Product Name:

CHESSInsecticide

OtherNames: Product code:A9364J

RecommendedUse: Forthe controlofaphidsinbrassicas,potatoesand stonefruit.

CompanyDetails: SyngentaCropProtectionPtyLimited

ABN33002933 717

Address: Level1,2-4LyonParkRoad

MACQUARIEPARKNSW2113

AUSTRALIA

TelephoneNumber: (02)8876 8444

EmergencyTelephoneNumber: 24hours-1800 033111

Section2:HAZARDSIDENTIFICATION

HazardClassification: Classifiedasa hazardouschemicalaccording totheAustralian

criteria fortheclassificationofchemicals

Risk Phrases: R36/38Irritatingto eyesand skin

SafetyPhrases: -

Section3:COMPOSITION/ INFORMATIONONINGREDIENTS

SUBSTANCE

ChemicalIdentityofPureSubstance: Pymetrozine

Synonym: CGA215944

CASNumber: 123312-89-0

MIXTURE

ChemicalIdentityofIngredients CASNo Proportion

(%w/v)

Pymetrozine 123312-89-0 50

Diatomaceousearth 61790-53-2 10-<30

Otheringredientsdetermined nottobehazardous -- to 100

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CHESSInsecticide May2010

Section 4:FIRSTAIDMEASURES

DescriptionofNecessary

FirstAidMeasures: In case ofpoisoningbyanyexposure route contactadoctoror

PoisonsInformation Centreon 131126.

Have the productlabelorSDSwithyouwhen callingorgoing for

treatment.

Ingestion: Ifswallowed,seekmedicaladvice immediately

and showthiscontainerorlabel.Donotinduce

vomiting.

Eye contact: Rinse immediatelywith plentyofwater,alsounder

the eyelids,foratleast15minutes.Remove

contactlenses.Immediate medicalattention is

required.

Skincontact: Take offallcontaminated clothingimmediately.

Wash offimmediatelywith plentyofwater.Ifskin

irritationpersists,callaphysician.Wash

contaminatedclothing before re-use.

Inhalation: Remove to fresh air.

Ifbreathingisirregularorstopped,administer

artificialrespiration.

Keep patientwarmand atrest.

Callaphysician orPoisonInformationCentre

immediately.

PoisoningSymptoms: Poisoning symptomsin laboratoryanimalswerenon-specific.

MedicalAdvice: There isno specificantidote available.Treatsymptomatically.

Section 5:FIREFIGHTINGMEASURES

SuitableExtinguishingMedia: Extinguishing media-smallfires

Use waterspray,alcohol-resistantfoam,drychemicalor

carbon dioxideextinguisher. DONOTuse directjetofwater.

Extinguishing media-largefires

Use alcohol-resistantfoamorwaterspray.DONOTuse

directjetofwater.

HazardsfromCombustion

Products: Thisproductcontainscombustible organiccomponentsthat

mayburnand decomposeduring a fireproducingdense

blacksmoke containinghazardousproductsofcombustion.

Combustion productsare toxicand/orirritant.Exposure to

decompositionproductsmaybe ahazard to health.

SpecialProtectivePrecautions

andEquipmentforFireFighters: Wearfullprotective clothing and self-contained breathing

apparatus.

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CHESSInsecticide May2010

Section 6:ACCIDENTIALRELEASEMEASURES

EmergencyProcedures: In caseofspillage itisimportantto takeallstepsnecessaryto

Avoid eye and skincontact.

Avoid contamination ofwaterways

MethodsandMaterialsfor

Containment andCleanUp: Procedureforspill:

(1)Keep allbystandersaway.

(2)Weargoggles,halfface-piecerespiratorwithcombineddust

andvapourcartridge,fulllength clothing andPVCgloves.

(3)Reposition anyleaking containersso asto minimise further

leakage.

(4)Foraproductspill:Sweep granule concentratesintoa

pile.

Fora preparedsprayspill:Damandabsorbspillwithan

absorbentmaterial(e.g.sand orsoil).

(5)Shovelthe absorbed spillinto drums.

(6)Disposaloftheabsorbed materialwilldependupon the

extentofthespill.

Forquantitiesup to50kg ofproductburyin a secure

landfill site.

Forquantitiesgreaterthan50kg seekadvice (use

emergencycontactnumberbelow)fromthe manufacturer

before attempting disposal. Contain in a securelocation

untildisposalmethodisestablished.

(7)Decontaminatethespillarea withdetergentand waterand

rinse with water

Section7:HANDLINGANDSTORAGE

PrecautionsforSafe

Handling: Willirritate the eyes.Avoidcontactwitheyesand skin.When

preparing spraywearelbowlengthPVCgloves.Whenopening

the container,preparingthesprayandusing the prepared spray

wear:

cottonoverallsbuttoned tothe neckandwrist(orequivalent

clothing)

awashable hat

elbowlengthPVCgloves.

Wash handsafteruse.Aftereach day’suse,wash glovesand

contaminatedclothing.

ConditionsforSafeStorage: Store in theclosed,originalcontainerin adry,cool,well-ventilated

areaoutofdirectsunlight.

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Section8:EXPOSURECONTROLS/ PERSONALPROTECTION

ALWAYSREADAND FOLLOWTHELABELINSTRUCTIONSAND WARNINGS

Component Exposure limit Value type

NationalExposureStandards: Silica 10mg/m 3

TWA

SyngentaExposureStandards: Pymetrozine 0.8mg/m 3 TWA

Biological LimitValues: Nobiologicallimitallocated

EngineeringControls: No specialrequirements.Productisused outdoors.

PersonalProtectiveEquipment:Willirritate the eyes.Avoidcontactwitheyesand skin.When

preparingspraywearelbowlengthPVCgloves.When

opening the container,preparingthe sprayandusing the

prepared spraywear:

cottonoverallsbuttoned tothe neckandwrist(or

equivalentclothing)

awashable hat

elbowlengthPVCgloves.

Wash handsafteruse.Aftereach day’suse,wash glovesand

contaminatedclothing.

Section9:PHYSICALANDCHEMICALPROPERTIES

Appearance: beige to brown granuleBoilingPoint/Range: Notapplicable

Odour: weak Freezing/MeltingPoint: -5°C

pH: 7-11 at1 %w/v Solubility:inwater Dispersible

VapourPressure: Notavailable Density: 0.4-0.6 g/cm 3

VapourDensity: Notavailable

Flashpoint: Doesnotflash Explosive properties: Notexplosive

UpperandLower

Flammable(Explosive)

LimitsinAir: Nothighlyflammable Oxidisingproperties: Notoxidising

Combustibility: Notapplicable

IgnitionTemperature: Minimum550C Corrosiveness: Notcorrosive

Section10: STABILITYAND REACTIVITY

Chemical Stability: Stableunderstandard conditions.

ConditionstoAvoid: None known.

Incompatible Materials: None known.

HazardousDecomposition

Products Combustion orthermaldecompositionwillevolve toxicandirritant

vapours

Hazardous Reactions: None known.Hazardouspolymerization doesnotoccur.

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Section11: TOXICOLOGICALINFORMATION

HealthEffectsfromLikely Routesof Exposure:

Acute: Oral toxicity: LOWTOXICITY

Testson ratsindicate thisproducthasa lowtoxicityfollowing

single dosesofundilutedproduct.

>5000 mg/kg)

Dermaltoxicity: LOWTOXICITY

Testson ratsindicate thisproducthasa lowtoxicityfollowing skin

contactwith theundiluted product.

>5000 mg/kg)

Inhalation: LOWTOXICITY

Testson ratsindicate thisproduct isnotharmfuldueto inhalation

ofundilutedproduct.

(4 h)>3.09 mg/L)

Skinirritation: SLIGHTIRRITANT(Rabbit)

Eyeirritation: SLIGHTIRRITANT(Rabbit)

Sensitisation: NOTASKINSENSITISER

Chronic: Pymetrozine technicalhasbeenextensivelytested in mammalsandin test-tube

systems.No evidenceofcarcinogenic,neurotoxic,mutagenic,teratogenicor

reproductive effectswasobtained.Livertumourswereobservedin carcinogenicity

studieson mice and rats,butoccurred atdoselevelsthatinterferedwithnormalliver

functionandisconsideredto be related to sustained regenerative cellproliferation

related tocelldeathsupported bya phenobarbital-like enzyme induction.Special

studiesrevealed thatpymetrozine technicalactsasaninducerofmetabolisingliver

enzymesin the ratand mouse.Thiseffecthad a clearthresholdlevelandwasofa type

specificto ratsand mice,and isnotconsidered relevanttohumans.

Section12:ECOLOGICALINFORMATION

Ecotoxicity: Toxicity tofish: Practicallynon-toxictofish

Salmotrutta(trout):

>100mg/L,96h

Cyprinuscarpio(common carp):

>100mg/L,96h

Toxicitytodaphnia

and otheraquatic

invertebrates: Practicallynon-toxictoDaphnia

Daphniamagna(Waterflea):

=100mg/L,48h

Toxicitytoalgae: Practicallynon-toxictoalgae

Selenastrum capricornutum(green algae):

=5.6 mg/L,72h

Toxicitytosoil

dwelling organisms: Practicallynon-toxictoearthworms

Eisenia foetida(earthworm):

>1098 mg/kg,14 day

Bees: Highlytoxictobees

Apismellifera (honeybee):

oral>1.7 µg/bee(48 h),contact>200 µg/bee

Persistence and

Degradability: Pymetrozine isnotpersistentinwaterand soil

Mobility Pymetrozinehasslightmobilityin soil.

EnvironmentalFate

(Exposure): Incorporatedintoorganicmolecules

Bioaccumulative

Potential: Pymetrozinehaslowpotentialforbioaccumulation

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Section13: DISPOSALCONSIDERATIONS

DisposalMethods

andContainers: Shake emptycontainerintospraytank.Single rinse before disposal.DO

NOTdisposeofundilutedchemicalson site.Punctureand buryempty

containersin alocalauthoritylandfill. Ifnolandfillisavailableinyour

area,burythe containersbelow500 mmin a disposalpitspecifically

marked and setup forthispurpose,clearofwaterways,vegetation and

tree roots.Emptycontainersand productshouldnotbe burnt.

SpecialPrecautions

forLandfillor

Incineration: Notapplicable

Section 14: TRANSPORT INFORMATION

LAND TRANSPORT Notadangerousgoodin Australia

ADG

UN Number: None allocated PackingGroup: None allocated

UNProperShipping

Name: None allocated SpecialPrecautions

for User: None allocated

Class: None allocated HazchemCode: None allocated

SubsidiaryRisk: None allocated

SEATRANSPORT

IMDG

UN Number: None allocated SubsidiaryRisk: None allocated

UNProperShipping

Name: None allocated PackingGroup: None allocated

Class: None allocated MarinePollutant: No

AIRTRANSPORT

IATA-DGR

UN Number: None allocated SubsidiaryRisk: Noneallocated

UNProperShipping

Name: None allocated PackingGroup: None allocated

Class: None allocated

Section15: REGULATORYINFORMATION

APVMAProductNumber: 53311

PoisonsSchedule(SUSDP): 5

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Section 16: OTHERINFORMATION

Dateof preparationorlast revision: May2010

Sourceof Data:The information providedin thisSDSissourced fromSyngenta internalstudies

whichhave beenconducted according to Regulatoryrequirementsincluding OECDandCIPAC

GuidelinesandECDirectives.Acomprehensivepackageoftoxicologicalandenvironmentaldata

forthe activeingredientsofthisproducthasbeen submitted to the governmenthealth and

environmentauthoritiesand hasbeenevaluatedbyexperttoxicologistsand environmental

scientists.

Note:Thisproduct isaregisteredagriculturalchemicalandmust,therefore,beusedin

accordancewiththecontainerlabeldirections

CONTACTPOINT:RegulatoryAffairsManager,Syngenta Crop ProtectionPty Limited

(02)88768444

24HOURSEMERGENCYCONTACT:1800 033111

ThisMaterialSafetyDataSheetsummarisesourbestknowledgeofthe healthandsafetyhazard

information oftheproductandhowtosafelyhandleandusetheproductintheworkplace.Each

usershould read thisSDSand considertheinformation in the contextofhowthe productwillbe

handled and used in theworkplace including in conjunctionwith otherproducts.

Ifclarification orfurtherinformation isneeded to ensure thatan appropriate riskassessmentcan be

made,the usershould contactthiscompany.

RegisteredtrademarkofaSyngenta Group Company

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