ORTHENE XTRA INSECTICIDE

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

Active ingredient:
ACEPHATE
Available from:
ARYSTA LIFESCIENCE NORTH AMERICA LLC
INN (International Name):
acephate(970g/kg)
Pharmaceutical form:
GRANULAR FORMULATION
Composition:
ACEPHATE ORGANOPHOSPHORUS Active 970.0 g/kg
Units in package:
1kg; 5kg
Class:
A - Agricultural
Manufactured by:
ARYSTA LIFESCIENCE
Therapeutic group:
BANANA - BELL INJECTION | BANANA - BUNCH SPRAY | BROCCOLI | BRUSSELS SPROUTS | CABBAGE | CAULIFLOWER | MACADAMIA NUT ORCHARD | O
Therapeutic area:
INSECTICIDE
Therapeutic indications:
APHID | BANANA FLOWER THRIPS | BANANA RUST THRIP | BANANA SCAB MOTH | BANANA SPOTTING BUG | CABBAGE APHID | CABBAGE MOTH | CABBAGE WHITE BUTTERFLY | CLUSTER CATERPILLAR | FLOWER THRIP | FLOWEREATING CATERPILLAR | FRUITSPOTTING BUG | HELICOVERPA SPP. | MACADAMIA LEAFMINER | MACADAMIA NUTBORER | POTATO MOTH OR TOBACCO LEAFMINER | REDSHOULDERED LEAF BEETLE | TOBACCO BUDWORM | TOBACCO LOOPER OR LOOPER CATERPILLAR | TOBACCO STEM BORER | TOBACCO WHITEFLY | CORN EARWORM | COTTON BOLLWORM | COTTON WHITEFLY | DIAMONDBACK MOTH | GREY CABBAGE APHID | HELIOTHIS | LAMPROSEMA OCTASEMA | MACADAMIA FLOWER THRIPS | MONOLEPTA BEETLE | NATIVE BUDWORM | POINSETTIA WHITEFLY | POTATO TUBER MOTH | RED SHOULDERED LEAF BEETLE | SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY | STEM BORER | THRIPS FLORUM | TOBACCO BUDWORM | TOBACCO LEAFMINER | TOMATO GRUB
Product summary:
Poison schedule: 6; Withholding period: WHP: Bananas macadamias ornamentals - not required when used as directed. W HP: Brussels sprouts cabbages, caulifl owers potatoes tomatoes - do not harv est for 3 days after application. WHP: Broccoli tobacco - do not harvest for 14 days after application.; Host/pest details: BANANA - BELL INJECTION: [BANANA FLOWER THRIPS, BANANA RUST THRIP, BANANA SCAB MOTH]; BANANA - BUNCH SPRAY: [BANANA FLOWER THRIPS, BANANA RUST THRIP, BANANA SCAB MOTH]; BROCCOLI: [CABBAGE APHID, CABBAGE MOTH, CABBAGE WHITE BUTTERFLY, HELICOVERPA SPP.]; BRUSSELS SPROUTS: [CABBAGE APHID, CABBAGE MOTH, CABBAGE WHITE BUTTERFLY, HELICOVERPA SPP.]; CABBAGE: [CABBAGE APHID, CABBAGE MOTH, CABBAGE WHITE BUTTERFLY, HELICOVERPA SPP.]; CAULIFLOWER: [CABBAGE APHID, CABBAGE MOTH, CABBAGE WHITE BUTTERFLY, HELICOVERPA SPP.]; MACADAMIA NUT ORCHARD: [BANANA SPOTTING BUG, FLOWER THRIP, FLOWEREATING CATERPILLAR, FRUITSPOTTING BUG, MACADAMIA LEAFMINER, MACADAMIA NUTBORER, REDSHOULDERED LEAF BEETLE]; ORNAMENTAL: [APHID, HELICOVERPA SPP.]; POTATO: [POTATO MOTH OR TOBACCO LEAFMINER]; TOBACCO: [CLUSTER CATERPILLAR, HELICOVERPA SPP., TOBACCO BUDWORM, TOBACCO LOOPER OR LOOPER CATERPILLAR, TOBACCO STEM BORER, TOBACCO WHITEFLY]; TOMATO: [APHID, HELICOVERPA SPP., POTATO MOTH OR TOBACCO LEAFMINER]; For the control of certain insect pests on bananas, crucifers, macadamias, ornamentals, potatoes, tobacco and tomatoes.
Authorization status:
Registered
Authorization number:
50469
Authorization date:
2019-07-01

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ARYSTA LIFESCIENCE NORTH AMERICA LLC

ORTHENE XTRA INSECTICIDE

50469/105620

Company Name:

Product Name:

APVMA Approval No:

Label Name:

ARYSTA MATAK XTRA INSECTICIDE

Signal Headings:

POISON

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

READ SAFETY DIRECTIONS BEFORE OPENING OR USING

Constituent

Statements:

ACTIVE CONSTITUENT: 970 g/kg ACEPHATE

(An anticholinesterase compound)

Mode of Action:

GROUP

1B

INSECTICIDE

Statement of

Claims:

For the control of certain insect pests on bananas, crucifers, macadamias, ornamentals,

potatoes, tobacco and tomatoes as specified in the DIRECTIONS FOR USE Table

Net Contents:

1 kg

5 kg

Restraints:

Directions for Use:

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Other Limitations:

Withholidng

Periods:

Bananas, macadamias, ornamentals – NOT REQUIRED WHEN USED AS DIRECTED.

Brussels sprouts, cabbages, cauliflowers, potatoes, tomatoes – DO NOT HARVEST FOR 3

DAYS AFTER APPLICATION.

Broccoli, tobacco – DO NOT HARVEST FOR 14 DAYS AFTER APPLICATION.

RLP

APPROVED

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Trade Advice:

EXPORT OF TREATED PRODUCE

Growers should note that MRLs or import tolerances do not exist in all markets for edible

produce treated with Arysta Matak Xtra Insecticide. If you are growing edible produce for

export, please check with Arysta LifeScience Australia Pty Ltd for the latest information on

MRLs and import tolerances BEFORE using Arysta Matak Xtra Insecticide.

General

Instructions:

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Resistance

Warning:

Insecticide Resistance Warning

For insecticide resistance management, Arysta Matak Xtra Insecticide is a Group 1B

insecticide. Some naturally occurring insect biotypes resistant to Arysta Matak Xtra

Insecticide and other Group 1B insecticides may exist through normal genetic variability

in any insect population. The resistant individuals can eventually dominate the insect

population if Arysta Matak Xtra Insecticide or other Group 1B insecticides are used

repeatedly. The effectiveness of Arysta Matak Xtra Insecticide on resistant individuals could

be significantly reduced. Since occurrence of resistant individuals is difficult to detect prior

to use, Arysta LifeScience Australia Pty Ltd accepts no liability for any losses that may

result from the failure of Arysta Matak Xtra Insecticide to control resistant insects.

The user should seek advice, and monitor the performance, and if the results are not in

accordance with expectations, contact the manufacturer immediately. Apparent resistance

however, should not be confused with poor application, coverage or timing techniques.

Arysta Matak Xtra Insecticide may be subject to specific resistance management

strategies. For further information contact your local supplier, Arysta LifeScience Australia

Pty Ltd representative or local agricultural department agronomist.

Precautions:

Re-Entry Period

Do not allow entry into, or perform agronomic practices in, treated areas until the spray

deposits have dried. When prior entry is necessary, wear cotton overalls buttoned to the

neck and wrist and elbow-length PVC gloves. Clothing must be laundered after each day's

use. For glasshouses and other confined areas, do not re-enter until spray deposits have

dried and area has been thoroughly ventilated.

Protections:

PROTECTION OF CROPS, NATIVE AND OTHER NON-TARGET PLANTS

Bananas: Use as a bell injection or bunch spray during the wet season may result in some

damage to banana hands.

Ornamentals: Arysta Matak Xtra Insecticide may cause foliage damage to certain shrubs

and trees, eg. crab apple, cotton wood, Lombardy poplar and American elm. DO NOT

spray more than once every 28 days on carnations and chrysanthemums. Certain

chrysanthemum varieties, eg. Showoff, Iceberg, Albatross, Bonnie Jean and Statesman

have, on occasions, been damaged by Arysta Matak Xtra Insecticide.

PROTECTION OF LIVESTOCK

Harmful to bees - DO NOT apply during active foraging of bees and avoid spraying at

flowering time. Avoid spray drift from target area. DO NOT contaminate feed or foodstuffs.

PROTECTION OF WILDLIFE, FISH, CRUSTACEANS AND ENVIRONMENT

DO NOT contaminate streams, rivers or waterways with this product or the used container.

DRIFT WARNING

DO NOT apply in weather conditions, or from spraying equipment, which could be expected

to cause spray to drift onto adjacent crops, crop lands, pasture or livestock.

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Storage and

Disposal:

STORAGE AND DISPOSAL

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

sunlight. Single rinse before disposal. Add rinsings to spray tank. Do not dispose of

undiluted chemicals on site. Puncture and bury empty containers in a local authority landfill.

If no landfill is available, bury the containers below 500 mm in a disposal pit specifically

marked and set up for this purpose clear of waterways, desirable vegetation and tree roots.

Empty containers and product should not be burnt.

Safety Directions:

SAFETY DIRECTIONS

Poisonous if absorbed by skin contact, inhaled or swallowed. Repeated minor exposure

may have a cumulative poisoning effect. Will irritate the eyes. Avoid contact with eyes.

Do not inhale dust or spray mist. Obtain an emergency supply of atropine tablets 0.6 mg.

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

overalls buttoned to the neck and wrist and washable hat, elbow-length PVC gloves and

face shield. After use and before eating, drinking or smoking, wash hands, arms and

face thoroughly with soap and water. After each day's use, wash gloves, face shield, and

contaminated clothing.

First Aid

Instructions:

FIRST AID

If swallowed, splashed on skin or in eyes, or inhaled, contact a Poisons Information Centre

(Phone Australia 13 11 26) or a doctor at once. Remove any contaminated clothing and

wash skin thoroughly. If swallowed, activated charcoal may be advised. Give atropine if

instructed.

First Aid Warnings:

Arysta Matak Xtra Insecticide

Directions for Use

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DIRECTIONS FOR USE

CROP

PEST

STATE

RATE

For further information refer to the

Application Section of the

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

WHP

CRITICAL COMMENTS

Per

Hectare

(low

volume)

Per 100 Litres

water (High

volume)

Bananas

Banana scab

moth (Nacoleia

octasema),

Banana flower

thrips (Thrips

hawaiiensis)

Qld,

NSW,

WA, NT

only

65 to 130 g

(6.5 to 13 g/10 L

[At 30 mL/bell use

130 g/ 100 L

At 40 mL/bell use

97.5 g/ 100 L

At 60 mL/bell use

65 g/ 100 L]

Bell injection only

Apply 30 to 60 mL of prepared solution to

each banana bell. The volume required per

bell should be determined by the average bell

size to be treated, prior to making up the

solution.

Use the highest concentration (13 g/10 L)

when applying 30 mL per bell. Use the lowest

concentration (6.5 g/10 L) when applying 60

mL per bell.

Inject the required volume directly into the

upright bell as it emerges from the throat of

the banana plant.

Banana rust

thrips

(Chaetanaphothr

ips signipennis)

130 g

(13 g/10 L water)

Bunch spray only

Apply, to the point of run-off, up to 50 mL of

prepared spray solution to each bunch,

ensuring thorough, even spray coverage.

Application should be made no later than 2

weeks after bunch emergence.

Brussels

sprouts

Heliothis

(Helicoverpa

spp.)

Tas only

1.0kg

100g

3 days

Spray when infestation occurs and then at 10-

14 day intervals or as necessary.

Use a non-ionic wetting agent at the rate

specified by the manufacturer for use in

horticultural crops.

Cabbage moth,

cabbage white

butterfly

NSW,

Vic, Tas,

SA, WA,

NT only

Cabbage aphid,

heliothis

(Helicoverpa

spp.)

Qld,

WA, NT

only

0.8kg

Cabbages,

cauliflowers,

broccoli

Cabbage moth,

cabbage white

butterfly

NSW,

Vic, Tas,

SA, WA,

NT only

1.0kg

100g

3 days

(brocc

oli 14

days)

Cabbage aphid,

heliothis

(Helicoverpa

spp.)

Qld,

WA, NT

only

0.8kg

Macadamias

Macadamia nut

borer, fruit

spotting bug,

leafminer

NSW,

WA only

Dilute spraying:

80 g/100 L

Concentrate spraying:

Refer to the Application Section

in GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

Apply when pest activity first observed and

repeat at 14 to 21 day intervals or as

necessary.

Apply by dilute or concentrate spraying

equipment. Apply the same total amount of

product to the target crop whether applying

this product by dilute or concentrate spraying

methods.

Redshouldered

leaf beetle

Qld,

WA, NT

only

Flower eating

caterpillar

NSW,

WA only

Apply at early flowering if pests evident. One

to three sprays may be required depending on

time and severity of infestation.

Spray when bees are least active.

Apply by dilute or concentrate spraying

equipment. Apply the same total amount of

product to the target crop whether applying

this product by dilute or concentrate spraying

methods.

Flower eating

caterpillar, fruit

spotting bug,

macadamia leaf

miner, banana-

spotting bug,

flower thrips.

Qld, NT

only

Dilute spraying:

50 g/100 L

Concentrate spraying:

Refer to the Application Section

in GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

Flower thrips,

banana spotting

bug, macadamia

leaf miner.

WA only

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CROP

PEST

STATE

RATE

For further information refer to the

Application Section of the

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

WHP

CRITICAL COMMENTS

Per

Hectare

(low

volume)

Per 100 Litres

water (High

volume)

Ornamentals

Aphids

States

1.0kg

100g

Spray when infestation occurs and then at 14

day intervals. DO NOT spray more than once

every 28 days on carnations and

chrysanthemums. See also warning under

Protection of Crops section.

DO NOT apply to carnations less than 6 days

before picking.

Heliothis

(Helicoverpa

spp.)

Vic, Tas,

SA, WA

only

Potatoes

Potato moth

(tobacco

leafminer)

States

0.5kg

3 days

Spray every 14-21 days or as necessary.

Tobacco

Heliothis

(Helicoverpa

spp.)

Vic only

0.8kg

days

Spray as indicated by crop checking (usually

a minimum of 7 days is required). Use high

volume application for good coverage ie. 130-

400 L/ha depending on crop stage, paying

particular attention to the bud heart.

Heliothis

(Helicoverpa

spp.), tobacco

looper, whitefly,

cluster

caterpillar, stem

borer

Qld, WA

only

Budworm

(Helicoverpa

armigera)

only

Spray at 7-10 day intervals, when the pest is

present.

Tomatoes

Potato moth

(tobacco

leafminer),

Heliothis

(Helicoverpa

spp.)

NSW,

Vic, Tas,

SA, WA

only

1.0kg

100g

3 days

Spray when infestation occurs and then at 7-

14 day intervals or as necessary.

(Ground application only).

Aphids

0.8kg

Potato moth

(tobacco

leafminer),

heliothis

(Helicoverpa

spp.), aphids.

Qld, NT

only

Apply when infestation occurs and then at 7

day intervals or as necessary.

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

UNLESS AUTHORISED UNDER APPROPRIATE LEGISLATION.

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General Instructions

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GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

MIXING

Add the required amount of Arysta Matak Xtra Insecticide to the full volume of water in the spray or

mixing tank with the agitator in operation. Ensure that the granules are completely dissolved before

spraying.

APPLICATION

Good pest control requires even, thorough coverage of the target area. Application should be made

using appropriate spray equipment and sufficient water to provide adequate penetration and coverage.

Equipment settings and water volume may need to vary, depending on the growth stage of the crop.

Application Instructions for All Crops excluding Macadamias and Bananas

By Ground

Where spray volume equals or exceeds 1000 L/ha use the appropriate Rate per 100 L water, as

specified in the "High Volume" column of the Directions for Use table. Where spray volume is

less than 1000 L/ha use Rate per hectare, as specified in the "Low Volume" column of the

Directions for Use table.

Aerial Application

Apply in a minimum of 20 L of water per hectare, using the appropriate rate per hectare, as specified

in the "Low Volume" column of the Directions for Use table.

Application Instructions for Bananas

Refer to Critical Comments section of Directions for Use Table for full details on method of application.

Special Instructions for Macadamias

Dilute Spraying

Use a sprayer designed to apply high volumes of water up to the point of run-off and matched to

the crop being sprayed.

Set up and operate the sprayer to achieve even coverage throughout the crop canopy. Apply

sufficient water to cover the crop to point of run-off. Avoid excessive run-off.

The required water volume may be determined by applying different test volumes, using different

settings on the sprayer, from industry guidelines or expert advice.

Add the amount of product specified in the Directions for Use table for each 100 L of water. Spray

to the point of run-off.

The required dilute spray volume will change and the sprayer set up and operation may also need

to be changed, as the crop grows.

Concentrate Spraying

Use a sprayer designed and set up for concentrate spraying (that is a sprayer which applies water

volumes less than those required to reach the point of run-off) and matched to the crop being

sprayed.

Set up and operate the sprayer to achieve even coverage throughout the crop canopy using your

chosen water volume.

Determine an appropriate dilute spray volume (See Dilute spraying above) for the crop canopy.

This is needed to calculate the concentrate mixing rate.

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

EXAMPLE ONLY

Dilute spray volume as determined above: For example 1500 L/ha

Your chosen concentrate spray volume: For example 500 L/ha

The concentration factor in this example is: 3 X (i.e. 1500 L ÷ 500 L = 3)

If the dilute label rate is 50 g/100 L, then the concentrate rate becomes 3 x 50, that is 150 g/100

L of concentrate spray.

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The chosen spray volume, amount of product per 100 L of water, and the sprayer set up and

operation may need to be changed as the crop grows.

For further information on concentrate spraying, users are advised to consult relevant industry

guidelines, undertake appropriate competency training and follow industry Best Practices.

COMPATIBILITY

Arysta Matak Xtra Insecticide may be mixed in the spray vat with Oxydul

. A mixture of Arysta Matak

Xtra Insecticide with other products may be ineffective or may cause serious damage and hence is not

recommended.

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SAFETY DATA SHEET

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SECTION 1: PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

PRODUCT NAME: Orthene Xtra Insecticide

PRODUCT USE: Agricultural insecticide for use as described on the product label.

MANUFACTURER

Arysta LifeScience North America Corporation

15401 Weston Parkway, Suite 150

Cary, NC 27513

DISTRIBUTOR

Cheminova Australia Pty Ltd

12 Julius Avenue

North Ryde NSW 2113

Free Call: 1800 624 597 (BH)

Emergency Phone: 1800 033111 (24 hours)

SECTION 2: HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Statement of Hazardous Nature

This product is classified as: Hazardous according to the criteria of ASCC Australia.

Not a Dangerous Good according to the Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) Code.

Risk Phrases

: R22. Harmful if swallowed.

Safety Phrases

: S20. When using, do not eat or drink.

SUSDP Classification

: S6

ADG Classification

: None allocated. Not a Dangerous Good.

UN Number

: None allocated

SECTION 3: COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Ingredients

CAS No

Conc,%

TWA (mg/m

STEL (mg/m

Acephate

30560-19-1

not set

not set

Other non hazardous ingredients

secret

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 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 should not be exceeded for more than 15 minutes and should not be repeated for 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.

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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.

If swallowed, splashed on skin or inhaled, contact a Poisons Information Centre or a doctor at

once.

Remove

any

contaminated

clothing

and

wash

skin

thoroughly.

If

swallowed,

use

of

activated charcoal may be advised.

Inhalation: First aid is not generally required. If in doubt, contact a Poisons Information Centre or a

doctor. See instructions above about treatment with atropine.

Skin Contact: Irritation is unlikely. However, if irritation does occur, flush with lukewarm, gently flowing

water for 5 minutes or until chemical is removed. See instructions above about treatment with atropine.

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.

Ingestion: If swallowed, do NOT induce vomiting. Wash mouth with water and contact a Poisons

Information Centre, or call a doctor. See instructions above about treatment with atropine.

Medical centers should have Atropine and activated charcoal available

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. Violent steam generation or eruption may occur upon application of

direct water stream on hot liquids.

Fire decomposition products from this product are likely to be toxic if inhaled. Take appropriate protective

measures.

Extinguishing Media

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

Fire Fighting

: When fighting fires involving significant quantities of this product, wear a fully

encapsulated splash suit complete with self contained breathing apparatus.

Flash point

:

No data

Upper Flammability Limit:

No data.

Lower Flammability Limit:

No data.

Autoignition temperature:

No data.

Flammability Class:

No data.

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. Stop leak if safe to do so, and contain spill. Sweep up and shovel or collect recoverable

product into labelled containers for recycling or salvage, and dispose of promptly. 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 MSDS 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.

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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 MSDS 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 class of poison. Make sure that containers of this product are kept tightly closed. Keep

containers of this product in a well ventilated area. Make sure that the product does not come into contact

with substances listed under "Materials to avoid" in Section 10. Check packaging - there may be further

storage instructions on the label.

SECTION 8: EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

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

Respiratory equipment: AS/NZS 1715, Protective Gloves: AS 2161, Industrial Clothing: AS2919, Industrial

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

ASCC Exposure Limits

TWA (mg/m

STEL (mg/m

Exposure limits have not been established by ASCC for this product.

The ADI for acephate is set at 0.003mg/kg/day. The corresponding NOEL is set at 0.22mg/kg/day.

ADI means Acceptable Daily Intake and NOEL means No-observable-effect-level. Values taken

from Australian ADI List, April 2008.

Ventilation: No special ventilation requirements are normally necessary for this product. However make

sure that the work environment remains clean and that dusts are minimised.

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: If there is a significant chance that dusts are likely to build up in the area where this product is

being used, we recommend that you use a suitable Dust Mask.

SECTION 9: PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Physical Description & colour:

White or blue pellets.

Odour:

Strong cabbage-like odour.

Boiling Point:

Not available.

Freezing/Melting Point:

Technical Acephate melts in a range 82-89°C

Volatiles:

No specific data. Expected to be low at 100°C.

Vapour Pressure:

No data.

Vapour Density:

No data.

Specific Gravity:

1.35

Water Solubility:

790g/L at 20°C

pH:

No data.

Volatility:

No data.

Odour Threshold:

No data.

Evaporation Rate:

No data.

Coeff Oil/water distribution:

-0.89 (log P octanol/water)

Autoignition temp:

No data.

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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: This product should be kept in a cool place, preferably below 30°C. Containers

should be kept dry. Protect this product from light.

Incompatibilities: strong oxidising agents.

Fire Decomposition: 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. Oxides of sulfur (sulfur dioxide is a respiratory hazard) and

other

sulfur

compounds.

Most

will

have

a

foul

odour.

Oxides

of

phosphorus

and

other

phosphorus compounds. Water. Carbon monoxide poisoning produces headache, weakness,

nausea, dizziness, confusion, dimness of vision, disturbance of judgment, and unconsciousness

followed by coma and death. Hydrogen cyanide poisoning signs and symptoms are weakness,

dizziness,

headache,

nausea,

vomiting,

coma,

convulsions,

and

death.

Death

results

from

respiratory arrest. Hydrogen cyanide gas acts very rapidly; symptoms and death can both occur

quickly.

Polymerisation: This product is unlikely to undergo polymerisation processes

SECTION 11: TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

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

Acute Toxicity: The acute oral LD

for technical grade acephate in female rats is 866 mg/kg; 945 mg/kg

for male rats; 361 mg/kg for mice; 350 mg/kg for mallard ducks; 852 mg/kg for chickens; and 140 mg/kg

for ringneck pheasants. The oral LDLo (Lethal Dose Low - lowest dose of a substance other than LD

introduced by any route other than inhalation, over any given period of time in one or more divided

portions and reported to have caused death in humans or animals) for dogs is 681 mg/kg. The 96 hour

for rainbow trout is >1,000 mg/l; 2,050 mg/l for bluegill fish; 1,725 mg/l for largemouth black bass;

2,230 mg/l for channel catfish; and 9550 mg/l for goldfish. The toxicity of acephate to rainbow trout

increased with increasing temperature.

Chronic Toxicity: In 2-year feeding trials, dogs exhibited depression of cholinesterase at 100 mg/kg diet

(maximum dose level) of acephate but no other significant effects; rats showed depression of

cholinesterase but no effect on weight gain or pathological effect at 30 mg/kg diet.

Reproductive Effects: Acephate is considered a foetotoxin (can poison the foetus) and there is some

evidence of hormonal effects.

Teratogenic Effects: No effects were observed in 2-year feeding trials on dogs.

Mutagenic Effects: No effects were observed in 2-year feeding trials on dogs.

Carcinogenic Effects: No effects were observed in 2-year feeding trials in dogs.

Organ Toxicity: Exposure effects of acephate in humans can include: cardiac responses

(bradycardia/tachycardia, heart block), central nervous system impairment, eye problems

(miosis/mydriasis, loss of accommodation, ocular pain, sensation of retrobulbar pressure, tearing, dark or

blurred vision, conjunctiva hyperaemia, cataracts), gastrointestinal problems (abdominal cramps, heart

burn, hyperperistalsis), respiratory effects (apnea, dyspnoea, hypopnoea, atelectasis, bronchoconstriction,

bronchopharyngeal secretion, chest tightness, productive cough, rales/ronchi, wheezing, pulmonary

oedema, laryngeal spasms, rhinorrhea, oronasal frothing) and death due to respiratory failure.

Fate in Humans and Animals. Exposure to acephate can result in alkyl phosphates in urine.

There

is no data to hand indicating any particular target organs.

SECTION 12: ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

This product is biodegradable. It will not accumulate in the soil or water or cause long term problems.

Effects on Birds: Acephate is considered moderately toxic to upland game birds. The LD

for acephate

in mallard ducks is 350 mg/kg; 140 mg/kg in pheasants; > 5,000 ppm for the mallard and 1,280 ppm for

the bobwhite quail. Acephate may affect behaviour and breeding success.

Effects on Aquatic Organisms: The compound is considered relatively non-toxic to fish with an LC

goldfish of 9,550 mg/l and rainbow trout >1,000 mg/l over 96 hours.

Effects on Other Animals (Nontarget species): Acephate is considered toxic to bees. The LC

for bees

is 1.2 μg/bee.

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ENVIRONMENTAL FATE

Breakdown of Chemical in Soil and Groundwater: Acephate dissipates rapidly with half-lives of <3 and

6 days in aerobic and anaerobic soils, respectively. The major metabolite was CO2 in both soil types.

Breakdown of Chemical in Surface Water: No information was currently available.

Breakdown of Chemical in Vegetation: Acephate is quickly absorbed, translocated, and transformed in

pine seedlings and cotton plants. The chemical was metabolized via cleavage of the amide bond to form

methamidophos and an unknown, but insecticidally active compound, which were identified in the roots,

stems, and leaves.

SECTION 13: DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Disposal: Instructions concerning the disposal of this product and its containers are given on the product

label. These should be carefully followed.

SECTION 14: TRANSPORT INFORMATION

ADG Code: This product is not classified as a Dangerous Good. 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 to be found in the public AICS Database

.

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

ASCC

Office of the Australian Safety and Compensation Council

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

NOS

Not otherwise specified

NTP

National Toxicology Program (USA)

R-Phrase

Risk Phrase

SUSDP

Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Drugs & Poisons

UN Number

United Nations Number

The information in this MSDS is based on data available to us as of the issue date given herein, and

believed to be correct. Contact Arysta LifeScience North America Corporation at (919) 678-4900 to

determine if additional data and information have become available since the issue date.

Judgments as to the suitability of information herein for the individual’s own uses or purposes are

necessarily the individual’s own responsibility. Although reasonable care has been taken in the preparation

of such information, Arysta LifeScience North America Corporation extends no warranties, makes no

representations, and assumes no responsibility as to the accuracy or suitability of such information for

application to the individual's purposes or the consequences of its use.

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