IMTRADE AMITROLE 250 HERBICIDE

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

Active ingredient:
AMITROLE; AMMONIUM THIOCYANATE
Available from:
IMTRADE AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
INN (International Name):
amitrole(250g/L)+ammonium thiocyanate(220g/L)
Pharmaceutical form:
AQUEOUS CONCENTRATE
Composition:
AMITROLE TRIAZOLE Active 250.0 g/L; AMMONIUM THIOCYANATE CYANIDE Other 220.0 g/L
Units in package:
5L-1000L
Class:
A - Agricultural
Manufactured by:
IMTRADE AUSTRALIA
Therapeutic group:
AQUATIC AREAS WEED CONTROL - SEE LABEL | BARLEY | DRY DRAINS & CHANNELS | MARGINS OF DAMS, LAKES AND STREAMS | NON-AGRICULTURAL
Therapeutic area:
HERBICIDE
Therapeutic indications:
AFRICAN DAISY | APPLE-OF-SODOM | ARTICHOKE THISTLE | BLACKBERRY | BROADLEAF WEEDS AND GRASSES | CAPEWEED | CHILEAN CESTRUM | CLOVER | COMMON HELIOTROPE | COMMON REED OR PHRAGMITES | COUCH | COUCH GRASS | CREEPING/RUSSIAN KNAPWEED,HARDHEAD | CUMBUNGI | DOCK | FENNEL | FURZE OR GORSE | HOARY CRESS OR WHITEWEED | ILLYRIAN THISTLE | KHAKI WEED | KIKUYU GRASS | MOUSE-EAR CHICKWEED | NUTGRASS | ONION WEED | OX-EYE DAISY | PATERSON'S CURSE | PRAIRIE GROUND CHERRY | RYEGRASS | SAND BROME | SILVERGRASS - ARISTIDA CONTORTA | SORREL | SOURSOB OR OXALIS | SOWTHISTLE - SEEDLING | SPEAR THISTLE - SEEDLING | WATER COUCH | WATER HYACINTH | WATSONIA | WILD OAT | WINTER GRASS | YORKSHIRE FOG GRASS | ACETOSELLA VULGARIS | AFRICAN WOOD SORREL | ALTERNANTHERA REPENS | ANNUAL BLUE GRASS | ANNUAL POA | ASPHODEL | AUSTRALIAN BROME | BERMUDA BUTTERCUP | BLACK THISTLE SEEDLING | BLACKBERRY WITH ST JOHN'S WORT | BROADLEAF CUMBUNGI | BROADLEAF DOCK | BULLRUSH | BULRUSH | BUNCHED KEROSENE GRASS | CARDOON | CATERPILLAR WEED | CAT'S TAIL |
Product summary:
Poison schedule: 5; Withholding period: WHP: Orchards and Vines - Do not apply later than 56 days before harvest. Oth er Crops - Not required when used as di rected.; Host/pest details: AQUATIC AREAS WEED CONTROL - SEE LABEL: [COMMON REED OR PHRAGMITES, CUMBUNGI, NUTGRASS, WATER COUCH, WATER HYACINTH]; BARLEY: [RYEGRASS, WILD OAT]; DRY DRAINS & CHANNELS: [COMMON REED OR PHRAGMITES, CUMBUNGI, NUTGRASS, WATER COUCH, WATER HYACINTH]; MARGINS OF DAMS, LAKES AND STREAMS: [COMMON REED OR PHRAGMITES, CUMBUNGI, NUTGRASS, WATER COUCH, WATER HYACINTH]; NON-AGRICULTURAL AREA - GENERAL: [AFRICAN DAISY, APPLE-OF-SODOM, ARTICHOKE THISTLE, BLACKBERRY, CHILEAN CESTRUM, COMMON HELIOTROPE, COUCH, CREEPING/RUSSIAN KNAPWEED,HARDHEAD, DOCK, FENNEL, FURZE OR GORSE, HOARY CRESS OR WHITEWEED, ILLYRIAN THISTLE, KHAKI WEED, KIKUYU GRASS, ONION WEED, OX-EYE DAISY, PRAIRIE GROUND CHERRY, SORREL, SOURSOB OR OXALIS, WATSONIA, YORKSHIRE FOG GRASS]; ORCHARD - GENERAL: [BROADLEAF WEEDS AND GRASSES, COUCH GRASS]; PINUS PLANTATION - PINUS RADIATA: [CAPEWEED, CLOVER, MOUSE-EAR CHICKWEED, RYEGRASS, SAND BROME, SILVERGRASS - ARISTIDA CONTORTA, SOWTHISTLE - SEEDLING, SPEAR THISTLE - SEEDLING, WILD OAT, YORKSHIRE FOG GRASS]; POTATO - PRE-HARVEST PREPARATION: [CAPEWEED, PATERSON'S CURSE, RYEGRASS, WINTER GRASS]; VINEYARD: [BROADLEAF WEEDS AND GRASSES, COUCH GRASS]; WHEAT: [RYEGRASS, WILD OAT]; Poison schedule: 5; Withholding period: ; Host/pest details: AQUATIC AREAS WEED CONTROL - SEE LABEL: [COMMON REED OR PHRAGMITES, CUMBUNGI, NUTGRASS, WATER COUCH, WATER HYACINTH]; BARLEY: [RYEGRASS, WILD OAT]; DRY DRAINS & CHANNELS: [COMMON REED OR PHRAGMITES, CUMBUNGI, NUTGRASS, WATER COUCH, WATER HYACINTH]; MARGINS OF DAMS, LAKES AND STREAMS: [COMMON REED OR PHRAGMITES, CUMBUNGI, NUTGRASS, WATER COUCH, WATER HYACINTH]; NON-AGRICULTURAL AREA - GENERAL: [AFRICAN DAISY, APPLE-OF-SODOM, ARTICHOKE THISTLE, BLACKBERRY, CHILEAN CESTRUM, COMMON HELIOTROPE, COUCH, CREEPING/RUSSIAN KNAPWEED,HARDHEAD, DOCK, FENNEL, FURZE OR GORSE, HOARY CRESS OR WHITEWEED, ILLYRIAN THISTLE, KHAKI WEED, KIKUYU GRASS, ONION WEED, OX-EYE DAISY, PRAIRIE GROUND CHERRY, SORREL, SOURSOB OR OXALIS, WATSONIA, YORKSHIRE FOG GRASS]; ORCHARD - GENERAL: [BROADLEAF WEEDS AND GRASSES, COUCH GRASS]; PINUS PLANTATION - PINUS RADIATA: [CAPEWEED, CLOVER, MOUSE-EAR CHICKWEED, RYEGRASS, SAND BROME, SILVERGRASS - ARISTIDA CONTORTA, SOWTHISTLE - SEEDLING, SPEAR THISTLE - SEEDLING, WILD OAT, YORKSHIRE FOG GRASS]; POTATO - PRE-HARVEST PREPARATION: [CAPEWEED, PATERSON'S CURSE, RYEGRASS, WINTER GRASS]; VINEYARD: [BROADLEAF WEEDS AND GRASSES, COUCH GRASS]; WHEAT: [RYEGRASS, WILD OAT]; For the control of weeds in orchards, vineyards, irrigation ditches and drains, roadsides, wheat and barley, and for general industrial situations.
Authorization status:
Registered
Authorization number:
54837
Authorization date:
2019-07-01

Label

CAUTION

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

READ SAFETY DIRECTIONS BEFORE OPENING OR USING

Imtrade Amitrole 250 Herbicide

ACTIVE CONSTITUENT: 250 g/L AMITROLE

220 g/L AMMONIUM THIOCYANATE

GROUP

Q

HERBICIDE

For the control of weeds in Orchards, Vineyards, Irrigation Ditches and Drains,

Roadsides, Wheat and Barley, and for general industrial situations

as specified in the Directions for Use Table.

IMPORTANT: READ THIS LABEL AND THE ATTACHED LEAFLET BEFORE USING

THIS PRODUCT

Contents: 5L

-

1000L

APVMA APPROVAL NO: 54837/

106757

Imtrade Australia Pty Ltd

ACN 13 090 151 134

17 Ocean Street, Kwinana, Western Australia 6167

Tel: 1800 171 799 Fax: 1800 171 788

Web: www.imtrade.com.au

RLP

APPROVED

STORAGE AND DISPOSAL (Containers 5L and greater)

Store in the closed, original container in a cool well-ventilated area. DO NOT store for prolonged periods in direct

sunlight. Triple or preferably pressure rinse containers before disposal. Add rinsings to spray tank. DO NOT

dispose of undiluted chemicals on site. If recycling, replace cap and return clean containers to recycler or

designated collection point. If not recycling, break, crush or puncture and deliver empty packaging for appropriate

disposal to an approved waste management facility. If an approved waste management facility is not available,

bury the empty packaging 500mm below the surface in a disposal pit specifically marked and set up for this

purpose clear of waterways, desirable vegetation and tree roots, in compliance with relevant Local, State or

Territory government regulations. Empty containers and product should not be burnt.

Envirodrum 110L Mini Bulk Returnable Container

Store the original sealed Envirodrum in a cool well-ventilated area. DO NOT store for prolonged periods in direct

sunlight. DO NOT tamper with the Micro Matic valve or the security seal. DO NOT contaminate the Envirodrum

with water or any other foreign matter. After each use of the product, please ensure that the Micro Matic coupler,

delivery system and hoses are disconnected, triple rinsed with clean water and drained accordingly. When the

contencts of the Envirodrum have been used, please return the empty Envirodrum to the point of purchase.

Refillable containers (1000L only)

Store in the closed, original container in a cool, well-ventilated area. DO NOT store for prolonged periods in direct

sunlight. Empty contents fully into application equipment. Close all valves and return to point of supply for refill or

storage.

SAFETY DIRECTIONS

DO NOT inhale spray mist. After use and before eating, drinking or smoking, wash hands, arms and face

thoroughly with soap and water.

FIRST AID

If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre (Phone Australia 13 11 26).

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

CROP / SITUATION

WEEDS CONTROLLED

STATES

RATE/HA

CRITICAL COMMENTS

Wheat and Barley

Rye Grass, Wild Oats

All States

2.8L

5.6L

Pre-planting: Sow the crop at a depth of 5cm

not less than 5 days after spraying. A

mechanical cultivation 4 to 5 days after spraying

will assist results.

Apply when grasses are in the 2-3 leaf stage and

5cm high.

Apply when grasses are in the 6 leaf stage and

10cm high.

DO NOT use on sandy soils in cropping

situations.

Vineyards and

Orchards

Couch Grass

1.1L/100L water

Apply when weeds are small and making active

growth. Repeat application in 6-8 weeks. Apply

as directed spray to weeds only.

Broadleaf Weeds and Grasses

570 mL/100L

water

Potatoes

Pre-harvest

Preparation

Rye Grass, Winter Grass,

Capeweed, Paterson’s Curse.

Vic, Tas

only

5.5 – 11L

Apply approximately 4 to 5 weeks before harvest

after the potato haulms have dried off. Use the

higher rates when rye grass in clumps or other

weeds more than 30cm high is present. For

boom spraying apply at least 100L of spray

mixture per hectare. If other broadleaf weeds

such as Clovers, Variegated Thistle and

Cruciferous weeds are also present add a Low

Volatile Ester 400 Herbicide.

Warning: If used on sandy soils do not plant

follow-up crops with 3 months.

Pinus Radiata

Plantations

Rye Grass, Wild Oats, Yorkshire

Fog Grass, Silver Grass, Sand

Brome, Capeweed, Clovers,

Mouse-ear Chickweed,

Sowthistle and Spear Thistle

Seedlings.

NSW, SA,

WA, Tas,

Vic only

5.6 – 8L/ha plus

2.8-4L/ha

Flowable Atrazine

Use highest rates where grasses are a problem.

Spray evenly.

Pre-Planting

Graze area heavily and apply the tank mixture

not more than 2 weeks before planting.

Post-Planting

Apply tank mixture immediately after or within

one month of planting. DO NOT spray pine

seedlings by using directed spray.

Non-crop Areas

around

Buildings Commercial

and Industrial Areas,

Domestic and Public

Service Areas, Right-

ways

Blackberry

Vic, Tas,

SA only

2L/100L

water

Apply twice. First treatment December or

January and regrowth sprayed in autumn.

Respraying in the following year is essential. DO

NOT apply to Blackberry bushes carrying mature

or developing fruit.

Furze or Gorse, Ox-eye

Daisy

Apply during summer or before full flowering.

Respraying will be necessary.

Fennel, Hoary Cress,

African Daisy, Apple of

Sodom, Illyrian Thistle.

1.1L/100L

water

Apply when weeds are actively growing

immediately prior to flowering.

Russian (creeping)

Knapweed, Watsonia,

Artichoke Thistle,

Prairie Ground Cherry,

Onion Weed,

Khakiweed. Docks,

Heliotrope, Chilean

Certrum (Green

Cestrum), Oxalis

(Soursob), Couch,

Kikuyu, Fog Grass,

Sorrel.

All States

Apply when weeds are actively growing

immediately prior to flowering. Respraying will be

necessary to destroy regrowth and seedlings

Aquatic areas

Drains and Channels;

Margins of Streams,

Lakes and Dams

Cumbungi, Phragmites

and Nutgrass

All States

2.3L/100L

water

Apply during flowering period between January

May. Re-treatment of Nutgrass will be

necessary.

Water Couch

4.5L/100L

water

2.2L/100L

water

Apply as a single treatment between February

and May.

Apply in November to December with a further

application at the same rate 6-8 weeks later.

Water Hyacinth

280 mL/100L

water

Apply immediately prior to flowering.

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

AUTHORISED UNDER APPROPRIATE LEGISLATION.

WITHHOLDING PERIOD:

ORCHARDS AND VINES – DO NOT APLLY LATER THAN 56 DAYS BEFORE HARVEST.

OTHER CROPS – NOT REQUIRED WHEN USED AS DIRECTED.

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

Before opening carefully read Safety Directions, First Aid Instructions, Directions for Use, Storage and Disposal and

Protection Statements.

RESISTANT WEEDS WARNING

GROUP

Q

HERBICIDE

Imtrade Amitrole 250 Herbicide is a member of the triazole group of herbicides. Imtrade Amitrole 250 Herbicide has

the inhibitors of carotenoid biosynthesis mode of action. For weed resistance management, Imtrade Amitrole 250

Herbicide is a Group Q Herbicide. Some naturally occurring weed biotypes resistant to Imtrade Amitrole 250

Herbicide and other Group Q Herbicides may exist through normal genetic variability in any weed population. The

resistant individuals can eventually dominate the insect population if Imtrade Amitrole 250 Herbicide or other Group

Q Herbicides are used repeatedly. The effectiveness of Imtrade Amitrole 250 Herbicide on resistant individuals

could be significantly reduced. Since occurrence of resistant individuals is difficult to detect prior to use, Imtrade

Australia Pty Ltd accepts no liability for any losses that may result from the failure of Imtrade Amitrole 250 Herbicide

to control resistant weeds. Imtrade Amitrole 250 Herbicide may be subject to specific resistance strategies. For

further

information

contact

your

local

supplier,

Imtrade

Australia

representative

local

agricultural

department of agriculture agronomist.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Thoroughly wet all surfaces by aiming to apply 1700-2200L/ha with power spraying equipment, 900-1100L/ha

(1L/10m

) using a knapsack and 170L/ha when using a misting machine.

Note: Misting machines are NOT recommended for use in Tasmania.

MIXING INSTRUCTIONS

To improve the efficiency of this product is recommended that a surfactant be added to the spray mixture at the

following rates:

Power Spraying – 250 mL/100L spray mixture.

Knapsack Spraying – 55 mL/15L knapsack.

Misting Machine – 60 mL/15L spray mixture.

(NOT recommended in Tas.)

Note: The rates indicated in the Directions for Use table are per 100L water for power spraying. Refer to the below

chart for the required amounts to suit other equipment.

CONVERSION CHART FOR RECOMMENDATIONS TO SUIT VARIOUS EQUIPMENT.

Recommended rate –

per 100L water

Per 15L

Knapsack

Per 5L

Misting

4.5L

2.2L

2.0L

1.7L

1.1L

570 mL

280 mL

1.1L

570 mL

510 mL

430 mL

280 mL

110 mL

55 mL

1.3L

630 mL

560 mL

480 mL

310 mL

120 mL

60 mL

PROTECTION OF WILDLIFE, FISH, CRUSTACEANS AND ENVIRONMENT

DO NOT contaminate streams, rivers or waterways with the chemical or used containers.

PROTECTION OF CROPS, NATIVE AND OTHER NON-TARGET PLANTS

Drift Warning – Imtrade Amitrole 250 Herbicide is a non-selective herbicide and may damage crops, pastures and

some ornamentals. However it is safer to use near plants susceptible to phenoxy type herbicides. DO NOT apply

under weather conditions, or from spraying equipment, that may cause spray to drift onto nearby susceptible

plants/crops, cropping lands or pastures.

Equipment Maintenance and Usage

DO NOT use the spray machine for any other purpose unless thoroughly cleaned by several rinsings of all parts with

clean water.

Safety Data Sheet

SAFETY DATA SHEET

Issued by: Imtrade Australia Pty Ltd

Phone: 1800 171 799

Poisons Information Centre: 13 1126 from anywhere in Australia, (0800 764 766 in New Zealand)

PRODUCT NAME

Imtrade Amitrole 250 Herbicide

APVMA Product Code:

54837

1 - IDENTIFICATION OF THE MATERIAL AND SUPPLIER

Supplier Name

IMTRADE AUSTRALIA PTY LTD

Address

17 Ocean Street, Kwinana, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA, 6167

Telephone

1800 171 799

Fax

1800 171 788

Emergency

In a Transport Emergency Dial 000 – Police or Fire Brigade

Web site

http://www.imtrade.com.au

Product Use:

Agricultural herbicide for use as described on the product label.

Creation Date:

May, 2008

This version issued:

March, 2015 and is valid for 5 years from this date.

Product type:

Amitrole is a triazole derivative.

SECTION 2 - HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Statement of Hazardous Nature

This product is classified as:

T, Toxic. N, Dangerous to the environment. Hazardous according to the criteria of

SWA.

Not a Dangerous Good according to Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) Code, IATA and IMDG/IMSBC criteria.

Risk Phrases:

R63, R48/22. Possible risk of harm to the unborn child. Harmful: danger of serious damage to health

by prolonged exposure if swallowed.

Safety Phrases:

S2, S23, S61, S24/25, S36/37. Keep out of reach of children. Do not breathe spray mists. Avoid

release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/Safety Data Sheets. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Wear

suitable protective clothing and gloves.

SUSMP Classification:

ADG Classification:

None allocated. Not a Dangerous Good under the ADG Code.

UN Number:

None allocated

GHS Signal word: WARNING.

HAZARD STATEMENT:

H361: Suspected of damaging the unborn child

H373: May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

PREVENTION

P201: Obtain special instructions before use.

P202: Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.

P260: Do not breathe fumes, mists, vapours or spray.

P281: Use personal protective equipment as required.

RESPONSE

P314: Get medical advice or attention if you feel unwell.

P337: If eye irritation persists: seek medical attention.

P353: Rinse skin or shower with water.

P301+P330+P331: IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.

P308+P313: If exposed or concerned: Get medical advice.

STORAGE

P405: Store locked up.

DISPOSAL

P501: Dispose of contents and containers as specified on the registered label.

Product Name: Imtrade Amitrole 250 Herbicide

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SDS Date: March, 2015

SAFETY DATA SHEET

Issued by: Imtrade Australia Pty Ltd

Phone: 1800 171 799

Poisons Information Centre: 13 1126 from anywhere in Australia, (0800 764 766 in New Zealand)

Emergency Overview

Physical Description & Colour

: White liquid.

Odour:

No data.

Major Health Hazards:

Amitrole has a very low acute toxicity to humans and animals. Associated symptoms in

humans include skin rash, vomiting, diarrhoea, and nose bleeds. Poisoning by Amitrole is characterized by increased

intestinal peristalsis (this may lead to diarrhoea), fluid in the lungs, and haemorrhages of various organs. Possible risk

of harm to the unborn child.

Potential Health Effects

Inhalation:

Short Term Exposure:

Available data indicates that this product is not harmful. However product may be mildly

irritating, although unlikely to cause anything more than mild transient discomfort.

Long Term Exposure:

This product is carcinogenic by inhalation exposure.

Skin Contact:

Short Term Exposure:

Available data indicates that this product is not harmful. It should present no hazards in

normal use. However product may be irritating, but is unlikely to cause anything more than mild transient discomfort.

Long Term Exposure:

No data for health effects associated with long term skin exposure.

Eye Contact:

Short Term Exposure

: This product may be irritating to eyes, but is unlikely to cause anything more than mild

transient discomfort.

Long Term Exposure

: No data for health effects associated with long term eye exposure.

Ingestion:

Short Term Exposure

: Significant oral exposure is considered to be unlikely. However, this product may be

irritating to mucous membranes but is unlikely to cause anything more than transient discomfort.

Long Term Exposure

: No data for health effects associated with long term ingestion.

Carcinogen Status:

SWA:

Amitrole is classified by SWA as a Class 3 Carcinogen, possibly carcinogenic to humans.

See the SWA website for further details. A web address has not been provided as addresses frequently change.

NTP:

Amitrole is classified by NTP as reasonably anticipated to be carcinogenic to humans.

See the NTP website for further details. A web address has not been provided as addresses frequently change.

IARC:

Amitrole is Class 3 - unclassifiable as to carcinogenicity to humans.

See the IARC website for further details. A web address has not been provided as addresses frequently change.

SECTION 3 - COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Ingredients

CAS No

Conc,%

TWA (mg/m

3

)

STEL (mg/m

3

)

Amitrole

61-82-5

250g/L

not set

Ammonium thiocyanate

1762-95-4

220g/L

not set

not set

Water

7732-18-5

to 100%

not set

not set

This is a commercial product whose exact ratio of components may vary slightly. Minor quantities of other non

hazardous ingredients are also possible.

The SWA TWA exposure value is the average airborne concentration of a particular substance when calculated over a normal 8 hour working day

for a 5 day working week. The STEL (Short Term Exposure Limit) is an exposure value that may be equalled (but should not be exceeded) for no

longer than 15 minutes and should not be repeated more than 4 times per day. There should be at least 60 minutes between successive exposures

at the STEL. The term "peak "is used when the TWA limit, because of the rapid action of the substance, should never be exceeded, even briefly.

SECTION 4 - FIRST AID MEASURES

General Information:

You should call The Poisons Information Centre if you feel that you may have been poisoned, burned or irritated by

this product. The number is 13 1126 from anywhere in Australia (0800 764 766 in New Zealand) and is available at all

times. Have this SDS with you when you call.

Inhalation:

No first aid measures normally required. However, if inhalation has occurred, and irritation has

developed, remove to fresh air and observe until recovered. If irritation becomes painful or persists more than about

30 minutes, seek medical advice.

Skin Contact:

Wash gently and thoroughly with water (use non-abrasive soap if necessary) for 5 minutes or until

chemical is removed.

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SDS Date: March, 2015

SAFETY DATA SHEET

Issued by: Imtrade Australia Pty Ltd

Phone: 1800 171 799

Poisons Information Centre: 13 1126 from anywhere in Australia, (0800 764 766 in New Zealand)

Eye Contact:

No effects expected. If irritation does occur, flush contaminated eye(s) with lukewarm, gently flowing

water for 5 minutes or until the product is removed. Obtain medical advice if irritation becomes painful or lasts more

than a few minutes. Take special care if exposed person is wearing contact lenses.

Ingestion:

If product is swallowed or gets in mouth, do NOT induce vomiting; wash mouth with water and give some

water to drink. If symptoms develop, or if in doubt contact a Poisons Information Centre or a doctor.

SECTION 5 - FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

Fire and Explosion Hazards

: There is no risk of an explosion from this product under normal circumstances if it is

involved in a fire.

This product is likely to decompose only after heating to dryness, followed by further strong heating.

Fire decomposition products from this product may be toxic if inhaled. Take appropriate protective measures.

Extinguishing Media

: Not Combustible. Use extinguishing media suited to burning materials.

Fire Fighting

: If a significant quantity of this product is involved in a fire, call the fire brigade.

Flash point

:

Does not burn.

Upper Flammability Limit:

Does not burn.

Lower Flammability Limit:

Does not burn.

Autoignition temperature:

Not applicable - does not burn.

Flammability Class:

Does not burn.

SECTION 6 - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Accidental release

: In the event of a major spill, prevent spillage from entering drains or water courses. As a

minimum, wear overalls, goggles and gloves. Suitable materials for protective clothing include rubber, PVC. Eye/face

protective equipment should comprise as a minimum, protective goggles. If there is a significant chance that vapours

or mists are likely to build up in the cleanup area, we recommend that you use a respirator. Usually, no respirator is

necessary when using this product. However, if you have any doubts consult the Australian Standard mentioned

below (section 8). Otherwise, not normally necessary.

Stop leak if safe to do so, and contain spill. Absorb onto sand, vermiculite or other suitable absorbent material. If spill

is too large or if absorbent material is not available, try to create a dike to stop material spreading or going into drains

or waterways. Sweep up and shovel or collect recoverable product into labelled containers for recycling or salvage,

and dispose of promptly. Recycle containers wherever possible after careful cleaning. Refer to product label for

specific instructions. After spills, wash area preventing runoff from entering drains. If a significant quantity of material

enters drains, advise emergency services. Full details regarding disposal of used containers, spillage and unused

material may be found on the label. If there is any conflict between this SDS and the label, instructions on the label

prevail. Ensure legality of disposal by consulting regulations prior to disposal. Thoroughly launder protective clothing

before storage or re-use. Advise laundry of nature of contamination when sending contaminated clothing to laundry.

SECTION 7 - HANDLING AND STORAGE

Handling

: Keep exposure to this product to a minimum, and minimise the quantities kept in work areas. Check

Section 8 of this SDS for details of personal protective measures, and make sure that those measures are followed.

The measures detailed below under "Storage" should be followed during handling in order to minimise risks to

persons using the product in the workplace. Also, avoid contact or contamination of product with incompatible

materials listed in Section 10.

Storage

: This product is a Scheduled Poison. Observe all relevant regulations regarding sale, transport and storage

of this schedule of poison. Store in the closed original container in a dry, cool, well-ventilated area out of direct

sunlight. Make sure that the product does not come into contact with substances listed under "Incompatibilities" in

Section 10. Some liquid preparations settle or separate on standing and may require stirring before use. Check

packaging - there may be further storage instructions on the label.

SECTION 8 - EXPOSURE CONTROLS AND PERSONAL PROTECTION

The following Australian Standards will provide general advice regarding safety clothing and equipment:

Respiratory equipment: AS/NZS 1715, Protective Gloves: AS 2161, Occupational Protective Clothing: AS/NZS 4501

set 2008, Industrial Eye Protection: AS1336 and AS/NZS 1337, Occupational Protective Footwear: AS/NZS2210.

SWA Exposure Limits

TWA (mg/m

3

)

STEL (mg/m

3

)

Amitrole

not set

The ADI for Amitrole is set at 0.0003mg/kg/day. The corresponding NOEL is set at 0.025mg/kg/day. ADI means

Acceptable Daily Intake and NOEL means No-observable-effect-level. Values taken from Australian ADI List, June

2013.

No special equipment is usually needed when occasionally handling small quantities. The following instructions are

for bulk handling or where regular exposure in an occupational setting occurs without proper containment systems.

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SDS Date: March, 2015

SAFETY DATA SHEET

Issued by: Imtrade Australia Pty Ltd

Phone: 1800 171 799

Poisons Information Centre: 13 1126 from anywhere in Australia, (0800 764 766 in New Zealand)

Ventilation:

This product should only be used in a well ventilated area. If natural ventilation is inadequate, use of a

fan is suggested.

Eye Protection:

Eye protection such as protective glasses or goggles is recommended when this product is being

used.

Skin Protection:

You should avoid contact even with mild skin irritants. Therefore you should wear suitable

impervious elbow-length gloves and facial protection when handling this product. See below for suitable material

types.

Protective Material Types:

We suggest that protective clothing be made from the following materials: rubber,

PVC.

Respirator:

Usually, no respirator is necessary when using this product. However, if you have any doubts consult

the Australian Standard mentioned above. Otherwise, not normally necessary.

Safety deluge showers should, if practical, be provided near to where this product is being used.

SECTION 9 - PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES:

Physical Description & colour

White liquid.

Odour:

No data.

Boiling Point:

Above 100°C at 100kPa.

Freezing/Melting Point:

Below 0°C.

Volatiles:

Water component.

Vapour Pressure:

2.37 kPa at 20°C (water vapour pressure).

Vapour Density:

No data.

Specific Gravity:

1.12

Water Solubility:

Completely soluble in water.

pH:

No data.

Volatility:

No data.

Odour Threshold:

No data.

Evaporation Rate:

No data.

Coeff Oil/water Distribution

No data

Autoignition temp:

Not applicable - does not burn.

SECTION 10 - STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Reactivity:

This product is unlikely to react or decompose under normal storage conditions. However, if you have

any doubts, contact the supplier for advice on shelf life properties.

Conditions to Avoid:

Store in the closed original container in a dry, cool, well-ventilated area out of direct sunlight.

Incompatibilities:

strong acids, strong bases, strong oxidising agents.

Fire Decomposition:

This product is likely to decompose only after heating to dryness, followed by further strong

heating. Carbon dioxide, and if combustion is incomplete, carbon monoxide and smoke. Nitrogen and its compounds,

and under some circumstances, oxides of nitrogen. Occasionally hydrogen cyanide gas in reducing atmospheres.

Oxides of sulfur (sulfur dioxide is a respiratory hazard) and other sulfur compounds. Most will have a foul odour.

Water. Carbon monoxide poisoning produces headache, weakness, nausea, dizziness, confusion, dimness of vision,

disturbance of judgment, and unconsciousness followed by coma and death.

Polymerisation:

This product will not undergo polymerisation reactions.

SECTION 11 - TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Toxicity:

An information profile for Amitrole is available at http://extoxnet.orst.edu/pips/ghindex.html

Acute toxicity: Amitrole has a very low acute toxicity to humans and animals. Associated symptoms in humans

include skin rash, vomiting, diarrhoea, and nose bleeds. Poisoning by Amitrole is characterized by increased intestinal

peristalsis (this may lead to diarrhoea), fluid in the lungs, and haemorrhages of various organs. No toxic effects were

observed in a woman who ingested 20 mg/kg, but a single dose of 1200 mg/kg reduced iodine uptake by the thyroid

in healthy persons. Amitrole is a mild skin and eye irritant. The oral and dermal LD50 values for Amitrole in rats are

greater than 5000 mg/kg. Studies have reported oral LD50 values as high as 15,000 mg/kg in mice and 24,600 mg/kg

in rats. In one study, the largest doses tested, 4080 mg/kg orally and 2500 mg/kg dermally, produced no toxic effects

on rats. The dermal LD50 in rabbits is greater than 200 mg/kg.

Chronic toxicity: Feeding of Amitrole to rats at dietary doses of 3 or 6 kg/mg/day for 2 weeks caused enlargement of

the thyroid and reduced uptake of iodine. A dietary dose of 50 mg/kg/day produced significant enlargement of the

thyroid after 3 days of feeding. Several studies have shown that Amitrole inhibits the activity of various liver enzymes.

Long-term exposure to Amitrole can cause reversible goitres.

Reproductive effects: It is unlikely that reproductive effects will occur in humans in normal circumstances.

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Issued by: Imtrade Australia Pty Ltd

Phone: 1800 171 799

Poisons Information Centre: 13 1126 from anywhere in Australia, (0800 764 766 in New Zealand)

Teratogenic effects: Birth defects have occurred in the pups of pregnant rabbits, rats, and mice exposed to Amitrole,

but only at doses high enough to also produce signs of toxicity in the mothers. Teratogenic effects in humans are

unlikely in normal circumstances.

Mutagenic effects: One laboratory assay has shown Amitrole to be weak mutagen. All other assays have shown no

mutagenic effects. These data suggest that Amitrole is weakly or nonmutagenic.

Carcinogenic effects: Amitrole has induced thyroid and liver tumours in rats and mice after lifetime high dose

exposures.

Organ toxicity: Animal studies have shown that Amitrole's main effects are on the thyroid and liver.

Fate in humans and animals: Amitrole is rapidly and completely absorbed into the body through the gastrointestinal

tract when eaten. It is excreted through the urine. The highest concentrations in all tissues generally occur within 1

hour after exposure.

Ammonium thiocyanate:

(Oral), Rat 750mg/kg

(Mouse), Rat 500mg/kg.

(Oral), Guinea pig 500mg/kg

Classification of Hazardous Ingredients

Ingredient

Risk Phrases

Amitrole

Conc>=10%: Xn; R63; R48/22

SECTION 12 - ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Insufficient data to be sure of status.

Effects on birds: Amitrole is practically nontoxic to upland game birds. The LD

for Amitrole in mallard ducks is 2000

mg/kg.

Effects on aquatic organisms: Amitrole is slightly toxic to various species of freshwater fish and freshwater

invertebrates.

Effects on other organisms: Amitrole inhibits the growth of bacteria. It is nontoxic to bees.

Environmental Fate:

Breakdown in soil and groundwater: Amitrole has low soil persistence. Its half-life is 14 days. Microbial breakdown

of Amitrole takes 2 to 3 weeks in warm, moist soil. Some chemical degradation may also occur in soils. Loss of

Amitrole from soils by volatilization or photodegradation is minor.

Breakdown in water: In aquatic environments, Amitrole does not break down by hydrolysis or photolysis, volatilize,

nor bioaccumulate in aquatic organisms. The biodegradation half-life for Amitrole in water is about 40 days.

Degradation of Amitrole in open waters may occur through oxidation by other chemicals.

Breakdown in vegetation: Amitrole is readily absorbed and rapidly translocated in the roots and leaves of higher

plants. But, plants are able to metabolize Amitrole in 1 to 4 weeks. Amitrole residues were not detected in crops

planted into soil 1 to 50 days after treatment with Amitrole.

SECTION 13 - DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Disposal:

Special help is available for the disposal of Agricultural Chemicals. The product label will give general

advice regarding disposal of small quantities, and how to cleanse containers. However, for help with the collection of

unwanted rural chemicals, contact ChemClear 1800 008 182 http://www.chemclear.com.au/ and for help with the

disposal of empty drums, contact DrumMuster http://www.drummuster.com.au/ where you will find contact details for

your area.

SECTION 14 - TRANSPORT INFORMATION

UN Number:

This product is not classified as a Dangerous Good by ADG, IATA or IMDG/IMSBC criteria. No special

transport conditions are necessary unless required by other regulations.

SECTION 15 - REGULATORY INFORMATION

AICS:

All of the significant ingredients in this formulation are compliant with NICNAS regulations.

The following ingredients: Amitrole, Ammonium thiocyanate, are mentioned in the SUSMP.

SECTION 16 - OTHER INFORMATION

This SDS contains only safety-related information. For other data see product literature.

Acronyms:

ADG Code

Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (7

edition)

AICS

Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances

SWA

Safe Work Australia, formerly ASCC and NOHSC

CAS number

Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number

Hazchem Code

Emergency action code of numbers and letters that provide information to emergency

services especially firefighters

IARC

International Agency for Research on Cancer

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Issued by: Imtrade Australia Pty Ltd

Phone: 1800 171 799

Poisons Information Centre: 13 1126 from anywhere in Australia, (0800 764 766 in New Zealand)

NOS

Not otherwise specified

NTP

National Toxicology Program (USA)

R-Phrase

Risk Phrase

SUSMP

Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines & Poisons

UN Number

United Nations Number

This SDS summarises our best knowledge of the health and safety hazard information on the product,

and how to safely handle and use the product in the workplace. Each user should read this SDS and

consider the information in the context of how the product will be handled and used in the workplace,

including in conjunction with other products. If clarification or further information is needed to ensure that

an appropriate risk assessment can be made the user should contact Imtrade Australia Pty Ltd, or in the

event of an emergency, 000. Our responsibility for products sold is subject to out standard terms and

conditions, a copy of which is sent to our customers and is also available on request.

Please read all labels carefully before using product.

This SDS is prepared in accord with the SWA document “Preparation of Safety Data Sheets for Hazardous

Chemicals - Code of Practice” (December 2011)

Copyright © Kilford & Kilford Pty Ltd, March, 2015.

http://www.kilford.com.au/

Phone (02)9251 4532

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