NUFARM CHAMPION WP COPPER HYDROXIDE AGRICULTURAL FUNGICIDE

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

Active ingredient:
COPPER (CU) PRESENT AS CUPRIC HYDROXIDE
Available from:
NUFARM AUSTRALIA LIMITED
Class:
AgChem
Therapeutic group:
ALMOND | APPLE | APRICOT | AVOCADO | BANANA | BEAN | BRASSICA SPP. OR COLE CROP | CAPSICUM OR PEPPER | CARROT | CELERY | CHERRY
Therapeutic area:
FUNGICIDE
Therapeutic indications:
ALGAE | ALGAL SPOT | ANGULAR LEAF SPOT ON CUCURBIT | ANGULAR LEAF SPOT-P. SYRINGAE PV. TABACI | ANTHRACNOSE ON PAWPAW, MANGO OR AVOCADO | ANTHRACNOSE OR RING SPOT ON LETTUCE | ASCOCHYTA BLIGHT OR BLACK STEM ON PEA | BACTERIAL BLACK SPOT | BACTERIAL BLIGHT WILT | BACTERIAL BROWN SPOT | BACTERIAL CANKER | BACTERIAL CANKER ON TOMATO | BACTERIAL GUMMOSIS | BACTERIAL LEAF SPOT - P. ANDROPOGONIS | BACTERIAL LEAF SPOT ON LETTUCE | BACTERIAL SOFT ROT | BACTERIAL SPECK | BACTERIAL SPOT ON CUCURBIT | BACTERIAL SPOT ON TOMATO | BLACK ROT | BLACK SPOT ON APPLES | BLACK SPOT ON CITRUS | BLACK SPOT ON PEARS | CERSOSPORA LEAF BLIGHT OR SPOT | CHOCOLATE SPOT ON BEAN | CITRUS MELANOSE | CITRUS SCAB | COMMON BLIGHT | CROWN TOP ROT | DOWNY MILDEW | DOWNY MILDEW - PERONOSPORA FARINOSA | DOWNY MILDEW - PERONOSPORA SPP. | DOWNY MILDEW ON LETTUCE | DOWNY MILDEW ON RHUBARB | EARLY BLIGHT OR TARGET BLACKSPOT | EYE SPOT ON STRAWBERRY | FRECKLE OR SCAB ON STONE FRUIT | GREY MOULD - BOTRYTIS CINEREA | HALO BLIGHT | LATE OR IRISH BLIGHT
Authorization status:
Registered
Authorization number:
49348
Authorization date:
1997-05-27

SAFETYDATASHEET

according toECdirective2001/58/EC

Champion WP

Version 4 PRINT DATE13.04.04

1. IDENTIFICATION OFTHE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATIONANDTHE

COMPANY/UNDERTAKING

Product information

Tradename :ChampionWP

Usage : Pesticide

Company :NufarmGmbH&CoKG

St.-Peter-Str.25

A-4021 Linz

AUSTRIA

Emergencytelephonenumber :+43/70/6914-2466

2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ONINGREDIENTS

Chemicalnature :Mixture ofactive ingredientandadditives

ComponentsCAS-No. EINECS-No.

ELINCS-No. Symbol(s): R-phrase(s)Concentration

copper(II)hydroxide 20427-59-2 243-815-9 T,N R22, R23,

R41, R50/53 76.7 %

3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Harmful byinhalation.

Harmful ifswallowed.

Riskofseriousdamageto eyes.

Verytoxictoaquaticorganisms.

Maycauselong-termadverseeffectsinthe environment.

4. FIRSTAID MEASURES

Eye contact :Rinse immediatelywithplentyofwater, alsounder the eyelids,for at

least15minutes.Calla physicianimmediately.

Skincontact :Takeoffcontaminated clothingand shoesimmediately.Washoff

immediatelywithsoap and plentyofwater. Call a physician

immediately.

Inhalation :Moveout ofdangerousarea.Moveto freshair. Obtainmedical

attention.

Ingestion :Immediatelygivelarge quantities ofwater todrink.Call a physician

immediately.

Notesto physician

Symptoms :vomiting,nausea,abdominalpain

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Treatment :No specific antidote, symptomatic treatment. Ifingested, gastric

lavage.

5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

Specifichazardsduringfire

fighting :Inthe event offire (COx)maybe formed.

Special protective equipment

for fire-fighters :Use personal protective equipment. Wear selfcontained breathing

apparatusfor fire fightingifnecessary.

Suitable extinguishingmedia :water spray,drypowder, sand, foam, carbondioxide (CO2)

Extinguishing mediawhich

mustnotbeusedforsafety

reasons :highvolumewaterjet

Further information :Standard procedure forchemical fires.Collect contaminated fire

extinguishingwater separately. This must not bedischargedinto

drains.

6. ACCIDENTALRELEASEMEASURES

Personal precautions :Use personal protective equipment.

Environmental precautions :Should not be released into the environment.

Methodsforcleaning up :Takeupmechanicallyand collect insuitable container for disposal.

Additional advice :Never returnspills inoriginalcontainersfor re-use.

7. HANDLINGANDSTORAGE

Handling

Safehandlingadvice :Keep out ofreachofchildren.Wear personal protective equipment.

Storage

Requirementsfor storage

areasand containers :Store at roomtemperature inthe original container.

Advice oncommonstorage :Keep awayfromfood, drinkand animalfeedingstuffs.

Storagestability

Storage temperature :< 40 °C

:> 0°C

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8. EXPOSURECONTROLS/PERSONALPROTECTION

Personal protective equipment

Respiratoryprotection :Suitable respiratoryequipment.

Handprotection :gloves

Eye protection :goggles

Skinand bodyprotection :protective suit

Protectivemeasures :Avoid contactwithskin, eyesand clothing.Do not breathedust.

9. PHYSICALAND CHEMICALPROPERTIES

Appearance

Physicalstate : solid at 20 °C,

Form : wettable powder

Colour : blue

Odour :odourless

Other data

Meltingpoint/range : Decomposes beforemelting.

Boilingpoint/range : nodata available

Flashpoint :not applicable

Ignitiontemperature :nodata available

Upper explosionlimit :nodata available

Lower explosionlimit :nodata available

Vapour pressure : Activeingredientis aninorganic salt. Vapour pressure is negligibly

low.

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Density :ca.0.47g/cm3

at20 °C

Water solubility : dispersible

pH :ca.8.5

at10 g/l

Partitioncoefficient (n-

octanol/water) :

nodata available

Viscosity,dynamic : not applicable

10. STABILITYAND REACTIVITY

Conditionstoavoid :Decomposesabove 60 °CtoCuOand H2O

Materials toavoid :acids, sulphur

11.TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Acute oral toxicity : LD50 rat

Dose:ca. 890 mg/kg

Acute dermal toxicity : LD50 rat

Dose: > 2,000 mg/kg

Acuteinhalation toxicity : LC50rat

Exposure time : 4 h

Dose : 1.46 mg/l

Skinirritation : rabbit

Result: Noskinirritation

Eye irritation : rabbit

Result: Severe eye irritation

Remarks:Riskofserious damagetoeyes.

Sensitization : Guinea-pig

Result: Didnot cause sensitizationonlaboratoryanimals.

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12.ECOLOGICALINFORMATION

Eliminationinformation(persistence anddegradability)

Additional information : The degree ofmobilityofcopper inthe environment dependsupon

the pHofambient soils andwaters, The lower the pH, themore

soluble copper saltsare and, hence, themoremobile.

Ecotoxicity effects

Toxicitytobirds :LD50Colinus virginianus (Bobwhite Quail)

Dose: 464 mg/kg

:LC50Colinusvirginianus (Bobwhite Quail)

Dose: > 5,000 mg/kg

Testingperiod:8 d

:LC50Mallardduck

Dose: > 5,000 mg/kg

Testingperiod:8 d

Toxicitytobees :Not toxic tobees.

Toxicitytofish : LC50Oncorhynchusmykiss(Rainbowtrout)

Dose: 0.08 mg/l

Testingperiod:24 h

Testsubstance:(copper(II)hydroxide)

LC50 Lepomismacrochirus(BluegillSunfish)

Dose: 180 mg/l

Testingperiod:96 h

Testsubstance:(copper(II)hydroxide)

Toxicitytodaphnia : EC50Daphnia

Dose: 6.5mg/l

Testsubstance:(copper(II)hydroxide)

13. DISPOSALCONSIDERATIONS

Product : Inaccordancewithlocal and national regulations.

Contaminated packaging :Do not re-useemptycontainers. Dispose ofasunused product.

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AccordingtoEuropeanDirective 2000/532/ECasamended :

Waste KeyNumber :02 0108(agrochemicalwastecontainingdangeroussubstances)

14. TRANSPORTINFORMATION

UN-No: 3077

Descriptionofthe goods :UN3077 ENVIRONMENTALLYHAZARDOUSSUBSTANCE,

SOLID, N.O.S.*

ADR/RID

Class : 9

Packaginggroup :III

IMDG

Class : 9

Packaginggroup :III

Marinepollutant :MP

IATA-DGR

Class : 9

Packaginggroup :III

15. REGULATORYINFORMATION

Symbol(s): :N Dangerousfor the environment

XnHarmful

R-phrase(s) :R20 Harmful byinhalation.

R22 Harmful ifswallowed.

R41 Riskofseriousdamagetoeyes.

R50/53 Verytoxictoaquaticorganisms,maycause

long-termadverse effectsinthe aquatic

environment.

S-phrase(s) :S 2 Keep out ofreachofchildren.

S13 Keep awayfromfood, drinkand animalfeeding

stuffs.

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S20/21 Whenusing,do noteat, drinkor smoke.

S25 Avoid contactwiththe eyes.

S36/37/39 Wear suitable protective clothing,glovesand

eye/face protection.

S46 Ifswallowed, seekmedical advice immediately

and showthiscontainer or label.

S56 Dispose ofthismaterialand itscontainer to

hazardousor specialwaste collectionpoint.

Further information :Handle inaccordancewithgood industrial hygiene and safety

practice.

16. OTHER INFORMATION

Revisiondate: :13.04.2004

(Alterationsare indicatedinthe lefthandmarginby: || )

The informationprovidedinthis SafetyData Sheet iscorrect tothe best ofour knowledge,informationandbeliefat the

dateofitspublication.The informationgivenisdesigned onlyasa guidance for safehandling,use, processing,storage,

transportation,disposal and release and isnot to be considered awarrantyor qualityspecification.The information

relates onlytothe specificmaterial designatedandmaynot bevalidfor suchmaterial usedincombinationwithany

othermaterialsor inanyprocess,unlessspecified inthe text.

Contact person

COMPANY :NufarmGmbH&CoKG

St.-Peter-Str.25

A-4021 Linz

AUSTRIA

Dr. E. Gibert Dr. B.Krüger

Telephone : +43/70/6918-2313 +43/70/6918-2340

Telefax: +43/70/6918-2004 +43/70/6918-3687

E-mail : Eric.Gibert@at.nufarm.com Bernd.Krueger@at.nufarm.com

The informationcontained hereinisbased onthe present state ofour knowledgeand doestherefore not guarantee

certainpes.

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