PYMATIC

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • PYMATIC METERED INSECTICIDE
  • Pharmaceutical form:
  • AEROSOL
  • Units in package:
  • 150g
  • Class:
  • AgChem Insecticide
  • Medicine domain:
  • Animals
  • Medicine type:
  • Pesticide
  • Manufactured by:
  • C RUDDUCK

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • PYMATIC METERED INSECTICIDE
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Therapeutic information

  • Therapeutic group:
  • AGRICULTURAL/FARM BUILDINGS | CANTEEN AND/OR BAKERY AND/OR RESTAURANT | DAIRY OR MILKING SHED | DOMESTIC AND/OR PUBLIC AREA | HO
  • Therapeutic area:
  • Group 3A Insecticide
  • Therapeutic indications:
  • ANT | COCKROACH | EARWIG | FLEA | FLY | MOSQUITO | MOTH | SILVERFISH | SPIDER | ADULT | ADULT MOSQUITOES | ARGENTINE ANT | CTENOCEPHALIDES SPP. | GROUND FLEAS | LARGE COCKROACH | PHARAOH ANT | SMALL COCKROACH
  • Product summary:
  • For control of insect pests.

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA)
  • Authorization status:
  • Registered and available
  • Authorization number:
  • 32713/0603
  • Authorization date:
  • 07-07-2003
  • Last update:
  • 15-06-2017

Patient Information leaflet: composition, indications, side effects, dosage, interactions, adverse reactions, pregnancy, lactation

DIRECTIONS FOR USE:

SITUATION: Domestic & Public Service Areas Food

Premises,

Hotels,

Motels,

Hospitals,

Warehouses,

Factories, Ships, Clubs. Agricultural Buildings Milking

and Poultry Sheds, Barns, Stables, Kennels.

INSECTS CONTROLLED: Flies, Mosquitoes, Moths, Ants,

Silverfish, Fleas, Cockroaches, Spiders, Earwigs.

CRITICAL COMMENTS: Place the can in a syncro-mist

machine and switch on. For best results mount dispenser

2.2 metres high, over door entrances and strategically

placed throughout area. One aerosol will protect a room

or building of approx. 170 cubic metres for 31 days

24 hours a day.

USE THIS PRODUCT ONLY AS DIRECTED

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

The syncro-mist dispenser automatically actuates the

special metering valve of this aerosol every 15 minutes

which

releases

milligrams

insecticide

tiny

droplets.

These

remain

suspended

killing

insects on contact. Effectiveness is noticeable within one

hour of dispenser activation.

This container holds approximately 3,000 “shots.” It will

function unattended for 31 days. It contains natural

Pyrethrum and is many times stronger than average

insecticide aerosols.

READ SAFETY DIRECTIONS

BEFORE USING

METERED INSECTICIDE

Active Constituents:

14 g/Kg PYRETHRINS, 60 g/Kg PIPERONYL BUTOXIDE

FOR CONTROL OF INSECT PESTS

IN SITUATIONS AS PER

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

NET 150g

Manufactured by:

C. RUDDUCK PTY. LTD.

2/247 Ingles St., Port Melb. 3207

Tel: (03) 9676 4444 Fax: (03) 9676 4455

FLAMMABLE: KEEP AWAY FROM

NAKED FLAME

PRECAUTIONS:

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

FLAMMABLE: Do not store or use near fire or flame.

Do not spray directly onto humans, pets, exposed foods,

food utensils or food preparation surfaces. Remove or

cover fish tanks before spraying.

BEWARE! Deliberately sniffing or inhaling concentrated

spray can be harmful or fatal.

SAFETY

DIRECTIONS:

Repeated

exposure

cause

allergic disorders. Sensitive workers should use protective

clothing. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Do not initiate

spray mist.

FIRST AID: If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or

poisons information centre (131 126). If in eyes, hold

eyes open, flood with water for at least 15 minutes and

see a doctor. If sprayed on skin, wash thoroughly. If

sprayed in mouth, rinse mouth with water.

STORAGE AND DISPOSAL

PRESSURISED DISPENSER. PROTECT FROM SUNLIGHT

AND DO NOT EXPOSE TO TEMPERATURES EXCEEDING

50°C. DO NOT PIERCE OR BURN, EVEN AFTER USE.

EXTREMELY FLAMMABLE. DO NOT SPRAY ON A NAKED

FLAME OR ANY INCANDESCENT MATERIAL. KEEP AWAY

FROM SOURCES OF IGNITION – NO SMOKING.

Propellant: Hydrocarbon

DOM: 00/0/00

NRA Approval No: 32713/0603

Batch No: See base of can.

TC/RUD 2A 24/9/03 23/9/03 4:59 PM Page 1

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Pest categorisation of Phyllosticta solitaria

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Pest categorisation of Grapholita prunivora

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

18-12-2018

FDA Releases Annual Summary Report on Antimicrobials Sold or Distributed in 2017 for Use in Food-Producing Animals Showing Declines for Past Two Years

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

18-12-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on the FDA’s 2017 report on declining sales/distribution of antimicrobial drugs for food animals, a reflection of improved antimicrobial stewardship

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on the FDA’s 2017 report on declining sales/distribution of antimicrobial drugs for food animals, a reflection of improved antimicrobial stewardship

FDA’s 2017 report of sales/distribution data for antimicrobial drugs for food animals showed a continued decline in sales, a reflection of improved antimicrobial stewardship

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

18-12-2018


eXtended EudraVigilance Medicinal Product Dictionary face-to-face training course (Amsterdam), BCN Amsterdam Arena, Atlas Arena Complex Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 14/02/2019 to 15/02/2019

eXtended EudraVigilance Medicinal Product Dictionary face-to-face training course (Amsterdam), BCN Amsterdam Arena, Atlas Arena Complex Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 14/02/2019 to 15/02/2019

eXtended EudraVigilance Medicinal Product Dictionary face-to-face training course (Amsterdam), BCN Amsterdam Arena, Atlas Arena Complex Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 14/02/2019 to 15/02/2019

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

18-12-2018

Atherstone Foods Inc Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy in “Greens and Grains Hummus and Quinoa Tabouleh Wrap”

Atherstone Foods Inc Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy in “Greens and Grains Hummus and Quinoa Tabouleh Wrap”

ATHERSTONE FOODS INC of Richmond, CA is recalling 14.6 ounce (414g) Greens and Grains Hummus and Quinoa Tabouleh Wrap, because it may contain undeclared soy, people who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

18-12-2018

Pest categorisation of Carposina sasakii

Pest categorisation of Carposina sasakii

Published on: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 The EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of the peach fruit moth, Carposina sasakii Matsumura (Lepidoptera: Carposinidae) for the EU. C. sasakii is not currently regulated in the EU although C. niponensis, a valid species of no economic significance that was previously mistakenly synonymised with C. sasakii, is regulated in Annex IIAI of 2000/29 EC. C. sasakii is a well‐defined species that is recognised as a major pest of apples, peaches and pears in...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-12-2018


Draft cabozantinib tablet 20 mg, 40 mg and 60 mg, capsule 20 4 mg and 80 mg product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Draft cabozantinib tablet 20 mg, 40 mg and 60 mg, capsule 20 4 mg and 80 mg product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Draft cabozantinib tablet 20 mg, 40 mg and 60 mg, capsule 20 4 mg and 80 mg product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

17-12-2018

New format requirements for Marketing Authorization submissions from 1 January 2019

New format requirements for Marketing Authorization submissions from 1 January 2019

The NeeS submission format will be discontinued for all applications submitted under the national procedure (NP), i.e. applications for variations, renewals etc. This change is related to medicinal products for human use. Parallel import and parallel distribution are not affected by this change.

Danish Medicines Agency

16-12-2018

Apio, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Five Skus of Eat Smart Single-Serve Salad Shake Ups™

Apio, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Five Skus of Eat Smart Single-Serve Salad Shake Ups™

Apio, Inc. of Guadalupe, California is voluntarily recalling five SKUs of Eat Smart® Single-Serve Salad Shake Ups™ (bowls). The recall comes after the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) informed the company that one random sample of Eat Smart Single-Serve Salad Shake Ups Sweet Kale/Chou Frise Doux 156 gr. (5.5oz) with Best Before of Dec 14, 2018 tested positive for Listeria Monocytogenes. As a precautionary measure, we are recalling all products produced on the same day, same production line, as the ...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

15-12-2018

Annual report of the Scientific Network on Microbiological Risk Assessment 2018

Annual report of the Scientific Network on Microbiological Risk Assessment 2018

Published on: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 Among the tasks of EFSA, according to its founding regulation (Regulation (EC) No 178/2002), there is the establishment of a system of Networks of organisations operating in the fields within EFSA's mission, the objective being to facilitate a scientific cooperation framework by the coordination of activities, the exchange of information, the development and implementation of joint projects, the exchange of expertise and best practices. Additionally, the EFSA Science Strat...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

15-12-2018

Annual Report of the Scientific Network on BSE‐TSE 2018

Annual Report of the Scientific Network on BSE‐TSE 2018

Published on: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 The EFSA Scientific Network on bovine spongiform encephalopathies and other transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (BSE‐TSE) held its 13th meeting on 15‐16 October 2018 in Parma. The meeting served as an opportunity to exchange scientific information on BSE‐TSE related issues among EU Member States, countries from the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), EFSA, the European Commission and ad hocparticipants. In this occasion, ad hoc representation included the World A...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

14-12-2018

To Eat or Not to Eat: Decorative Products on Foods Can Be Unsafe

To Eat or Not to Eat: Decorative Products on Foods Can Be Unsafe

FDA knows that some non-edible decorative glitters and dusts are promoted for use on foods. But consumers need to be aware that these materials, in fact, may contain materials that should not be eaten. Here’s how to tell if such materials are edible or not.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

14-1-2019

Paclitaxel Hetero and associated names

Paclitaxel Hetero and associated names

Paclitaxel Hetero and associated names (Active substance: paclitaxel) - Community Referrals - Art 29 - Commission Decision (2019)205 of Mon, 14 Jan 2019 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H//A-29(4)/1466

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

14-1-2019


Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Luspatercept, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0254/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Luspatercept, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0254/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Luspatercept, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0254/2018

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

11-1-2019


Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Octenidine (dihydrochloride), decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0240/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Octenidine (dihydrochloride), decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0240/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Octenidine (dihydrochloride), decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0240/2018

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

11-1-2019


Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Olumiant,baricitinib, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0291/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Olumiant,baricitinib, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0291/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Olumiant,baricitinib, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0291/2018

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

11-1-2019


Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Kevzara,sarilumab, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0335/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Kevzara,sarilumab, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0335/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Kevzara,sarilumab, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0335/2018

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

11-1-2019


Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Clostridium Botulinum neurotoxin type A (150 kD), free from complexing proteins, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0338/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Clostridium Botulinum neurotoxin type A (150 kD), free from complexing proteins, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0338/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Clostridium Botulinum neurotoxin type A (150 kD), free from complexing proteins, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0338/2018

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

11-1-2019


Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Adcetris,Brentuximab vedotin, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0327/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Adcetris,Brentuximab vedotin, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0327/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Adcetris,Brentuximab vedotin, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0327/2018

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

11-1-2019


Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Veliparib, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0256/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Veliparib, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0256/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Veliparib, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0256/2018

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

11-1-2019


Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): navitoclax, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0255/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): navitoclax, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0255/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): navitoclax, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0255/2018

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

20-12-2018

2018 survey results: TGA trusted but not yet a household name

2018 survey results: TGA trusted but not yet a household name

2018 TGA stakeholder survey reports available

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

19-12-2018

Consultation: Medical device cyber security

Consultation: Medical device cyber security

The TGA is seeking comments from interested parties on the applicability and usefulness of the content contained in the draft regulatory guidance and information materials. Closing date: 14 February 2019

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

19-12-2018


Orphan designation: 1-(2-hydroxyethyl)-8-{[5-(4-methylpiperazin-1-yl)-2-(trifluoromethoxy) phenyl]amino}-4,5-dihydro-1H-pyrazolo[4,3-h]quinazoline-3-carboxamide fumarate salt, Treatment of acute myeloid leukaemia, 24/08/2018, Positive

Orphan designation: 1-(2-hydroxyethyl)-8-{[5-(4-methylpiperazin-1-yl)-2-(trifluoromethoxy) phenyl]amino}-4,5-dihydro-1H-pyrazolo[4,3-h]quinazoline-3-carboxamide fumarate salt, Treatment of acute myeloid leukaemia, 24/08/2018, Positive

Orphan designation: 1-(2-hydroxyethyl)-8-{[5-(4-methylpiperazin-1-yl)-2-(trifluoromethoxy) phenyl]amino}-4,5-dihydro-1H-pyrazolo[4,3-h]quinazoline-3-carboxamide fumarate salt, Treatment of acute myeloid leukaemia, 24/08/2018, Positive

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

19-12-2018


Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Abraxane,paclitaxel, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0257/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Abraxane,paclitaxel, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0257/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Abraxane,paclitaxel, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0257/2018

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

14-12-2018

Desloratadine Teva (Teva B.V.)

Desloratadine Teva (Teva B.V.)

Desloratadine Teva (Active substance: desloratadine) - Centralised - Yearly update - Commission Decision (2018)8912 of Fri, 14 Dec 2018

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

14-12-2018

Revinty Ellipta (GlaxoSmithKline (Ireland) Limited)

Revinty Ellipta (GlaxoSmithKline (Ireland) Limited)

Revinty Ellipta (Active substance: fluticasone furoate / vilanterol) - Centralised - Transfer Marketing Authorisation Holder - Commission Decision (2018)8927 of Fri, 14 Dec 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/2745/T/38

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

14-12-2018

Valdoxan (Les Laboratoires Servier)

Valdoxan (Les Laboratoires Servier)

Valdoxan (Active substance: agomelatine) - Centralised - Renewal - Commission Decision (2018)8932 of Fri, 14 Dec 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/915/R/42

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

14-12-2018

Ogivri (Mylan S.A.S.)

Ogivri (Mylan S.A.S.)

Ogivri (Active substance: trastuzumab) - Centralised - Authorisation - Commission Decision (2018)8913 of Fri, 14 Dec 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/4916

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety