PARTI-SAN 600 HERBICIDE BY SANONDA

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

Active ingredient:
METSULFURON-METHYL
Available from:
SANONDA (AUSTRALIA) PTY LTD
INN (International Name):
metsulfuron-methyl(600g/kg)
Pharmaceutical form:
WATER DISPERSIBLE GRANULE
Composition:
METSULFURON-METHYL UREA-SULFONYL Active 600.0 g/kg
Units in package:
1kg; 250g; 500g
Class:
A - Agricultural
Therapeutic group:
BARLEY | CEREAL RYE | COMMERCIAL AREA - GENERAL | FLOOD PLAIN | INDUSTRIAL LAND OR AREA | PASTURE | RIGHT-OF-WAY - GENERAL | TRI
Therapeutic area:
HERBICIDE
Therapeutic indications:
AFRICAN TURNIP WEED | ALLIGATOR WEED | AMSINCKIA,YELLOW BURRWEED OR BURR GRASS | ANNUAL CLOVERS | APPLE BOX | AUSTRALIAN OR NATIVE BLACKTHORN | BALL MUSTARD | BATHURST BURR | BELLYACHE BUSH | BITOU BUSH OR BONESEED | BLACK BINDWEED | BLACKBERRY | BLAKELY'S RED GUM OR GUM | BRACKEN | BRIDAL CREEPER | BROADLEAF DOCK | CALOMBA DAISY | CAPE TULIP | CAPEWEED | CHARLOCK | CHICKWEED | CHICORY | CROFTON WEED | CUTLEAF MIGNONETTE | DARLING PEA | DEADNETTLE | DENSEFLOWER FUMITORY (RED) | DWARF AMARANTH OR BOGGABRI WEED | ERODIUM, CROWFOOT OR STORKSBILL | FENNEL | FURZE OR GORSE | GOLDEN DODDER | GREAT MULLEIN | GUM - PEPPERMINT | HARE'S-EAR OR TREACLE MUSTARD | HAWTHORN | INDIAN HEDGE MUSTARD | INKWEED | JAPANESE SUNFLOWER | KANGAROO THORN | LANTANA - LANTANA CAMARA | LINCOLN WEED, SAND ROCKET OR MUSTARD | MALLEE CATCHFLY | MEDIC | MESSMATE STRINGYBARK | MIMOSA PIGRA | MISTFLOWER OR CREEPING CROFTON WEED | NEW ZEALAND SPINACH | NOOGOORA BURR | PARTHENIUM WEED | PATERSON'S CURSE | PERENNIAL PIGWEED | PRICKLY LETTUCE | P
Product summary:
Poison schedule: 0; Withholding period: WHP: Nil.; Host/pest details: BARLEY: [AFRICAN TURNIP WEED, AMSINCKIA,YELLOW BURRWEED OR BURR GRASS, BALL MUSTARD, BLACK BINDWEED, BROADLEAF DOCK, CALOMBA DAISY, CAPE TULIP, CAPEWEED, CHARLOCK, CHICKWEED, CHICORY, CUTLEAF MIGNONETTE, DEADNETTLE, DENSEFLOWER FUMITORY (RED), DWARF AMARANTH OR BOGGABRI WEED, ERODIUM, CROWFOOT OR STORKSBILL, HARE'S-EAR OR TREACLE MUSTARD, INDIAN HEDGE MUSTARD, LINCOLN WEED, SAND ROCKET OR MUSTARD, MALLEE CATCHFLY, MEDIC, NEW ZEALAND SPINACH, PARTHENIUM WEED, PATERSON'S CURSE, PERENNIAL PIGWEED, PRICKLY LETTUCE, ROUGH POPPY, SAFFRON THISTLE, SALTBUSH OR ANNUAL SALTBUSH, SHEEP, SHORE OR WINGED SLENDER THISTLE, SHEPHERD'S PURSE, SKELETON WEED, SLENDER CELERY, SMALLFLOWER FUMITORY, SORREL, SOURSOB OR OXALIS, SOW OR MILK THISTLE, STAGGER WEED, SUBTERRANEAN CLOVER, THREE CORNERED JACK OR DOUBLEGEE, TURNIP WEED, VARIEGATED THISTLE, VOLUNTEER CHICKPEA, VOLUNTEER FABA BEAN, VOLUNTEER FIELD PEA, VOLUNTEER LUPIN, VOLUNTEER SUNFLOWER, WILD OR MEDITERRANEAN TURNIP, WILD RADISH OR RADISH WEED, WILD, CROW OR FIELD GARLIC, WIREWEED, KNOTWEED OR HOGWEED]; CEREAL RYE: [AFRICAN TURNIP WEED, AMSINCKIA,YELLOW BURRWEED OR BURR GRASS, BALL MUSTARD, BLACK BINDWEED, BROADLEAF DOCK, CALOMBA DAISY, CAPE TULIP, CAPEWEED, CHARLOCK, CHICKWEED, CHICORY, CUTLEAF MIGNONETTE, DEADNETTLE, DENSEFLOWER FUMITORY (RED), DWARF AMARANTH OR BOGGABRI WEED, ERODIUM, CROWFOOT OR STORKSBILL, HARE'S-EAR OR TREACLE MUSTARD, INDIAN HEDGE MUSTARD, LINCOLN WEED, SAND ROCKET OR MUSTARD, MALLEE CATCHFLY, MEDIC, NEW ZEALAND SPINACH, PARTHENIUM WEED, PATERSON'S CURSE, PERENNIAL PIGWEED, PRICKLY LETTUCE, ROUGH POPPY, SAFFRON THISTLE, SALTBUSH OR ANNUAL SALTBUSH, SHEEP, SHORE OR WINGED SLENDER THISTLE, SHEPHERD'S PURSE, SKELETON WEED, SLENDER CELERY, SMALLFLOWER FUMITORY, SORREL, SOURSOB OR OXALIS, SOW OR MILK THISTLE, STAGGER WEED, SUBTERRANEAN CLOVER, THREE CORNERED JACK OR DOUBLEGEE, TURNIP WEED, VARIEGATED THISTLE, VOLUNTEER CHICKPEA, VOLUNTEER FABA BEAN, VOLUNTEER FIELD PEA, VOLUNTEER LUPIN, VOLUNTEER SUNFLOWER, WILD OR MEDITERRANEAN TURNIP, WILD RADISH OR RADISH WEED, WILD, CROW OR FIELD GARLIC, WIREWEED, KNOTWEED OR HOGWEED]; COMMERCIAL AREA - GENERAL: [ALLIGATOR WEED, APPLE BOX, AUSTRALIAN OR NATIVE BLACKTHORN, BATHURST BURR, BELLYACHE BUSH, BITOU BUSH OR BONESEED, BLACKBERRY, BLAKELY'S RED GUM OR GUM, BRACKEN, BRIDAL CREEPER, CROFTON WEED, DARLING PEA, FENNEL, FURZE OR GORSE, GOLDEN DODDER, GREAT MULLEIN, GUM - PEPPERMINT, HAWTHORN, INKWEED, JAPANESE SUNFLOWER, KANGAROO THORN, LANTANA - LANTANA CAMARA, MESSMATE STRINGYBARK, MISTFLOWER OR CREEPING CROFTON WEED, NOOGOORA BURR, PARTHENIUM WEED, PATERSON'S CURSE, PRIVET, RAGWORT, RUBBER VINE, SWEET BRIAR OR WILD ROSE, TREE-OF-HEAVEN, WAIT-A-WHILE, WILD TURNIP, YELLOW BOX]; FLOOD PLAIN: [MIMOSA PIGRA]; INDUSTRIAL LAND OR AREA: [ALLIGATOR WEED, APPLE BOX, AUSTRALIAN OR NATIVE BLACKTHORN, BATHURST BURR, BELLYACHE BUSH, BITOU BUSH OR BONESEED, BLACKBERRY, BLAKELY'S RED GUM OR GUM, BRACKEN, BRIDAL CREEPER, CROFTON WEED, DARLING PEA, FENNEL, FURZE OR GORSE, GOLDEN DODDER, GREAT MULLEIN, GUM - PEPPERMINT, HAWTHORN, INKWEED, JAPANESE SUNFLOWER, KANGAROO THORN, LANTANA - LANTANA CAMARA, MESSMATE STRINGYBARK, MISTFLOWER OR CREEPING CROFTON WEED, NOOGOORA BURR, PARTHENIUM WEED, PATERSON'S CURSE, PRIVET, RAGWORT, RUBBER VINE, SWEET BRIAR OR WILD ROSE, TREE-OF-HEAVEN, WAIT-A-WHILE, WILD TURNIP, YELLOW BOX]; PASTURE: [ALLIGATOR WEED, ANNUAL CLOVERS, APPLE BOX, AUSTRALIAN OR NATIVE BLACKTHORN, BATHURST BURR, BELLYACHE BUSH, BITOU BUSH OR BONESEED, BLACKBERRY, BLAKELY'S RED GUM OR GUM, BRACKEN, BRIDAL CREEPER, CROFTON WEED, FENNEL, FURZE OR GORSE, GOLDEN DODDER, GREAT MULLEIN, GUM - PEPPERMINT, HAWTHORN, INKWEED, JAPANESE SUNFLOWER, KANGAROO THORN, LANTANA - LANTANA CAMARA, MESSMATE STRINGYBARK, MISTFLOWER OR CREEPING CROFTON WEED, NOOGOORA BURR, PARTHENIUM WEED, PATERSON'S CURSE, PRIVET, RAGWORT, RUBBER VINE, SWEET BRIAR OR WILD ROSE, THREE CORNERED JACK OR DOUBLEGEE, TREE-OF-HEAVEN, WAIT-A-WHILE, WILD TURNIP, YELLOW BOX]; RIGHT-OF-WAY - GENERAL: [ALLIGATOR WEED, APPLE BOX, AUSTRALIAN OR NATIVE BLACKTHORN, BATHURST BURR, BELLYACHE BUSH, BITOU BUSH OR BONESEED, BLACKBERRY, BLAKELY'S RED GUM OR GUM, BRACKEN, BRIDAL CREEPER, CROFTON WEED, DARLING PEA, FENNEL, FURZE OR GORSE, GOLDEN DODDER, GREAT MULLEIN, GUM - PEPPERMINT, HAWTHORN, INKWEED, JAPANESE SUNFLOWER, KANGAROO THORN, LANTANA - LANTANA CAMARA, MESSMATE STRINGYBARK, MISTFLOWER OR CREEPING CROFTON WEED, NOOGOORA BURR, PARTHENIUM WEED, PATERSON'S CURSE, PRIVET, RAGWORT, RUBBER VINE, SWEET BRIAR OR WILD ROSE, TREE-OF-HEAVEN, WAIT-A-WHILE, WILD TURNIP, YELLOW BOX]; TRITICALE: [AFRICAN TURNIP WEED, AMSINCKIA,YELLOW BURRWEED OR BURR GRASS, BALL MUSTARD, BLACK BINDWEED, BROADLEAF DOCK, CALOMBA DAISY, CAPE TULIP, CAPEWEED, CHARLOCK, CHICKWEED, CHICORY, CUTLEAF MIGNONETTE, DEADNETTLE, DENSEFLOWER FUMITORY (RED), DWARF AMARANTH OR BOGGABRI WEED, ERODIUM, CROWFOOT OR STORKSBILL, HARE'S-EAR OR TREACLE MUSTARD, INDIAN HEDGE MUSTARD, LINCOLN WEED, SAND ROCKET OR MUSTARD, MALLEE CATCHFLY, MEDIC, NEW ZEALAND SPINACH, PARTHENIUM WEED, PATERSON'S CURSE, PERENNIAL PIGWEED, PRICKLY LETTUCE, ROUGH POPPY, SAFFRON THISTLE, SALTBUSH OR ANNUAL SALTBUSH, SHEEP, SHORE OR WINGED SLENDER THISTLE, SHEPHERD'S PURSE, SKELETON WEED, SLENDER CELERY, SMALLFLOWER FUMITORY, SORREL, SOURSOB OR OXALIS, SOW OR MILK THISTLE, STAGGER WEED, SUBTERRANEAN CLOVER, THREE CORNERED JACK OR DOUBLEGEE, TURNIP WEED, VARIEGATED THISTLE, VOLUNTEER CHICKPEA, VOLUNTEER FABA BEAN, VOLUNTEER FIELD PEA, VOLUNTEER LUPIN, VOLUNTEER SUNFLOWER, WILD OR MEDITERRANEAN TURNIP, WILD RADISH OR RADISH WEED, WILD, CROW OR FIELD GARLIC, WIREWEED, KNOTWEED OR HOGWEED]; WHEAT: [AFRICAN TURNIP WEED, AMSINCKIA,YELLOW BURRWEED OR BURR GRASS, BALL MUSTARD, BLACK BINDWEED, BROADLEAF DOCK, CALOMBA DAISY, CAPE TULIP, CAPEWEED, CHARLOCK, CHICKWEED, CHICORY, CUTLEAF MIGNONETTE, DEADNETTLE, DENSEFLOWER FUMITORY (RED), DWARF AMARANTH OR BOGGABRI WEED, ERODIUM, CROWFOOT OR STORKSBILL, HARE'S-EAR OR TREACLE MUSTARD, INDIAN HEDGE MUSTARD, LINCOLN WEED, SAND ROCKET OR MUSTARD, MALLEE CATCHFLY, MEDIC, NEW ZEALAND SPINACH, PARTHENIUM WEED, PATERSON'S CURSE, PERENNIAL PIGWEED, PRICKLY LETTUCE, ROUGH POPPY, SAFFRON THISTLE, SALTBUSH OR ANNUAL SALTBUSH, SHEEP, SHORE OR WINGED SLENDER THISTLE, SHEPHERD'S PURSE, SKELETON WEED, SLENDER CELERY, SMALLFLOWER FUMITORY, SORREL, SOURSOB OR OXALIS, SOW OR MILK THISTLE, STAGGER WEED, SUBTERRANEAN CLOVER, THREE CORNERED JACK OR DOUBLEGEE, TURNIP WEED, VARIEGATED THISTLE, VOLUNTEER CHICKPEA, VOLUNTEER FABA BEAN, VOLUNTEER FIELD PEA, VOLUNTEER LUPIN, VOLUNTEER SUNFLOWER, WILD OR MEDITERRANEAN TURNIP, WILD RADISH OR RADISH WEED, WILD, CROW OR FIELD GARLIC, WIREWEED, KNOTWEED OR HOGWEED]; Poison schedule: 0; Withholding period: ; Host/pest details: BARLEY: [AFRICAN TURNIP WEED, AMSINCKIA,YELLOW BURRWEED OR BURR GRASS, BALL MUSTARD, BLACK BINDWEED, BROADLEAF DOCK, CALOMBA DAISY, CAPE TULIP, CAPEWEED, CHARLOCK, CHICKWEED, CHICORY, CUTLEAF MIGNONETTE, DEADNETTLE, DENSEFLOWER FUMITORY (RED), DWARF AMARANTH OR BOGGABRI WEED, ERODIUM, CROWFOOT OR STORKSBILL, HARE'S-EAR OR TREACLE MUSTARD, INDIAN HEDGE MUSTARD, LINCOLN WEED, SAND ROCKET OR MUSTARD, MALLEE CATCHFLY, MEDIC, NEW ZEALAND SPINACH, PARTHENIUM WEED, PATERSON'S CURSE, PERENNIAL PIGWEED, PRICKLY LETTUCE, ROUGH POPPY, SAFFRON THISTLE, SALTBUSH OR ANNUAL SALTBUSH, SHEEP, SHORE OR WINGED SLENDER THISTLE, SHEPHERD'S PURSE, SKELETON WEED, SLENDER CELERY, SMALLFLOWER FUMITORY, SORREL, SOURSOB OR OXALIS, SOW OR MILK THISTLE, STAGGER WEED, SUBTERRANEAN CLOVER, THREE CORNERED JACK OR DOUBLEGEE, TURNIP WEED, VARIEGATED THISTLE, VOLUNTEER CHICKPEA, VOLUNTEER FABA BEAN, VOLUNTEER FIELD PEA, VOLUNTEER LUPIN, VOLUNTEER SUNFLOWER, WILD OR MEDITERRANEAN TURNIP, WILD RADISH OR RADISH WEED, WILD, CROW OR FIELD GARLIC, WIREWEED, KNOTWEED OR HOGWEED]; CEREAL RYE: [AFRICAN TURNIP WEED, AMSINCKIA,YELLOW BURRWEED OR BURR GRASS, BALL MUSTARD, BLACK BINDWEED, BROADLEAF DOCK, CALOMBA DAISY, CAPE TULIP, CAPEWEED, CHARLOCK, CHICKWEED, CHICORY, CUTLEAF MIGNONETTE, DEADNETTLE, DENSEFLOWER FUMITORY (RED), DWARF AMARANTH OR BOGGABRI WEED, ERODIUM, CROWFOOT OR STORKSB
Authorization status:
Registered
Authorization number:
48162
Authorization date:
2020-07-01

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MATERIALSAFETYDATASHEET

SANONDA

(AUSTRALIA)PTYLTD

Ph:0398638081/Fax:0398638083

Suite822,StKildaRoadTower,

1QueensRoad,Melbourne,VIC3004

email@sanondaoz.com

www.sanondaoz.com

1.IDENTIFICATIONOFTHESUBSTANCEANDTHECOMPANY

ProductName: PARTI-SAN600HerbicidebySanonda

ProductUse: Forthecontrolofcertainbroadleavedweedsinwintercerealcrops.

Supplier: Sanonda(Australia)PtyLtd

ACN: 059813973

StreetAddress: Suite822,StKildaRdTowers,No.1QueensRd,Melbourne,VIC3004

Telephone: 0398638081

Facsimile: 0398638083

2.HAZARDIDENTIFICATION

StatementofHazardousNature

Thisproductisclassifiedas:NotclassifiedashazardousaccordingtothecriteriaofNOHSC.

Australia.NotaDangerousGoodaccordingtotheAustralianDangerousGoods(ADG)Code.

RiskPhrases:

Notallocated.

SafetyPhrases:

S23Donotbreathemistsorspray.

S24/25Avoidcontactwithskinandeyes.

3.COMPOSITION/INFORMATIONONINGREDIENTS

Ingredients CASNo Concentration,% TWA(mg/m 3

)STEL(mg/m 3

)

Metsulfuron

methyl 74223-64-6 60 Notset Notset

Other non-

hazardous

ingredients Secret 40 Notset Notset

Thisisacommercialproductwhoseexactratioofcomponentsmayvaryslightly.Minorquantities

ofothernonhazardousingredientsarealsopossible.

TheTWAexposurevalueistheaverageairborneconcentrationofaparticularsubstancewhen

calculatedoveranormal8hourworkingdayfora5dayworkingweek.TheSTEL(ShortTerm

ExposureLimit)isanexposurevaluethatshouldnotbeexceededformorethan15minutesand

shouldnotberepeatedformorethan4timesperday.Thereshouldbeatleast60minutesbetween

successiveexposuresattheSTEL.Theterm"peak"isusedwhentheTWAlimit,becauseofthe

rapidactionofthesubstance,shouldneverbeexceeded,evenbriefly.

PARTI-SAN600HERBICIDEBYSANONDA

MATERIALSAFETYDATASHEET

4.FIRSTAIDMEASURES

Ifpoisoningoccurs,immediatelycontactadoctororPoisonsInformationCentre(phone

131126),andfollowtheadvicegiven.ShowthisMaterialSafetyDataSheettoadoctor.

Swallowed:

Theproductisnotlikelytobehazardousbyingestion.Seekmedicalattentionifnecessary.

Skin:

Washcontaminatedskinwithplentyofwater.Removecontaminatedclothingandwashbefore

re-use.

Eyes:

Immediatelyirrigatewithplentyofwaterforatleast15minutes.Seekmedicalattention.

Inhaled:

Removepersontofreshairandkeepatrestuntilfullyrecovered.

SYMPTOM

Systemicpoisoningbysulfonylureabasedcompoundsisunlikely,unlesslargequantitieshave

beeningested.Noaccountsofpoisoningbymetsulfuron-methylarecurrentlyavailable.

Advicetodoctor:

Nospecificantidotes.Treatsymptomatically.

5.FIREFIGHTINGMEASURES

FireandExplosionHazards:

Thereisnoriskofanexplosionfromthisproductundernormalcircumstancesifitisinvolvedina

fire.Thisproductislikelytodecomposeonlyafterheatingtodryness,followedbyfurtherstrong

heating.Firedecompositionproductsfromthisproductmaybetoxicifinhaled.Takeappropriate

protectivemeasures.

ExtinguishingMedia:

Preferredextinguishingmediaarecarbondioxide,drychemical,foam,waterfog.

FireFighting:

Whenfightingfiresinvolvingsignificantquantitiesofthisproduct,wearasplashsuitcomplete

withselfcontainedbreathingapparatus.

Flashpoint: Doesnotburn.

UpperFlammabilityLimit: Doesnotburn.

LowerFlammabilityLimit: Doesnotburn.

Autoignitiontemperature: Notapplicable-doesnotburn.

FlammabilityClass: Doesnotburn.

6.ACCIDENTALRELEASEMEASURES

SpillsandDisposal

Pickupbulkmaterialbysweepingorothereffectivemeansandplaceintodrums.Donotflushwith

water.Ifspillareaisongroundneartreesorothervaluableplants,removetop15cmofsoilafter

initialcleanup.

Shouldproductcontactsoil,applyactivatedcharcoal.Activatedcharcoalwillabsorbbutnot

completelyneutralisetheproduct.Cleanupcrewshouldwearrubberglovesandprotectiveclothing.

MATERIALSAFETYDATASHEET

7.HANDLINGANDSTORAGE

Handling:

Keepexposuretothisproducttoaminimum,andminimisethequantitieskeptinworkareas.Check

Section8ofthisMSDSfordetailsofpersonalprotectivemeasures,andmakesurethatthose

measuresarefollowed.Themeasuresdetailedbelowunder"Storage"shouldbefollowedduring

handlinginordertominimiseriskstopersonsusingtheproductintheworkplace.Also,avoid

contactorcontaminationofproductwithincompatiblematerialslistedinSection10.

Storage:

ThisproductisaScheduledPoison.Observeallrelevantregulationsregardingsale,transportand

storageofthisclassofpoison.Storeinacool,wellventilatedarea.Checkcontainersperiodically

forleaks.Containersshouldbekeptclosedinordertominimisecontamination.Makesurethatthe

productdoesnotcomeintocontactwithsubstanceslistedunder"Materialstoavoid"inSection10.

Ifyoukeepmorethan1000kgor1000LofToxicSubstancesofPackagingGroupIII,youwill

requirealicensetodoso.Ifyouhaveanydoubts,wesuggestyoucontactyourlicensingauthority

8.EXPOSURECONTROLS/PERSONALPROTECTION

ThefollowingAustralianStandardswillprovidegeneraladviceregardingsafetyclothingand

equipment:

Respiratoryequipment: AS/NZS1715

ProtectiveGloves: AS2161

OccupationalProtectiveClothing:AS/NZS4501set2008

IndustrialEyeProtection: AS1336andAS/NZS1337

OccupationalProtectiveFootwear:AS/NZS2210

SWAExposureLimits TWA(mg/m3) STEL(mg/m3)

10

TheADIforChlorsulfuronissetat0.05mg/kg/day.ThecorrespondingNOELissetat5mg/kg/day.

ADImeansAcceptableDailyIntakeandNOELmeansNo-observable-effect-level.Valuestaken

fromAustralianADIList,Dec2008.

Nospecialequipmentisusuallyneededwhenoccasionallyhandlingsmallquantities.Thefollowing

instructionsareforbulkhandlingorwhereregularexposureinanoccupationalsettingoccurs

withoutpropercontainmentsystems.

Ventilation:

Nospecialventilationrequirementsarenormallynecessaryforthisproduct.Howevermakesure

thattheworkenvironmentremainscleanandthatdustsareminimised.

EyeProtection:

Eyeprotectionisnotnormallynecessarywhenthisproductisbeingused.However,ifindoubt,

wearsuitableprotectiveglassesorgoggles.

SkinProtection:

Theinformationathandindicatesthatthisproductisnotharmfulandthatnormallynospecialskin

protectionisnecessary.However,wesuggestthatyouroutinelyavoidcontactwithallchemical

productsandthatyouwearsuitablegloves(preferablyelbow-length)whenskincontactislikely.

ProtectiveMaterialTypes:

Thereisnospecificrecommendationforanyparticularprotectivematerialtype.

MATERIALSAFETYDATASHEET

9.PHYSICALANDCHEMICALPROPERTIES

PhysicalDescription&colour: Off-whitegranulatedsolid .

Odour: Odourless.

BoilingPoint: Chlorsulfuronmeltsat174-178°C.

Bulkdensity: 1.58+/-0.01

Freezing/MeltingPoint: Notapplicable.

Volatiles: Notvolatile.

VapourPressure: Negligibleat25°C.

VapourDensity: Nodata.

SpecificGravity: Nodata.

WaterSolubility: Formssuspensioninwater.

pH: 4.5-6.5(1%inwater)

10.STABILITYANDREACTIVITY

Reactivity:

Thisproductisunlikelytoreactordecomposeundernormalstorageconditions.However,ifyou

haveanydoubts,contactthesupplierforadviceonshelflifeproperties.

ConditionstoAvoid:

Containersshouldbekeptdry.Protectthisproductfromlight.Storeintheclosedoriginal

containerinadry,cool,well-ventilatedareaoutofdirectsunlight.

Incompatibilities:

Strongoxidisingagents.

FireDecomposition:

Carbondioxide,andifcombustionisincomplete,carbonmonoxideandsmoke.Nitrogenandits

compounds,andundersomecircumstances,oxidesofnitrogen.Occasionallyhydrogencyanide

gas.Oxidesofsulfur(sulfurdioxideisarespiratoryhazard)andothersulfurcompounds.Most

willhaveafoulodour.Water.Carbonmonoxidepoisoningproducesheadache,weakness,

nausea,dizziness,confusion,dimnessofvision,disturbanceofjudgment,andunconsciousness

followedbycomaanddeath.Hydrogencyanidepoisoningsignsandsymptomsareweakness,

dizziness,headache,nausea,vomiting,coma,convulsions,anddeath.Deathresultsfrom

respiratoryarrest.Hydrogencyanidegasactsveryrapidly;symptomsanddeathcanbothoccur

quickly.

11.TOXICOLOGICALINFORMATION

ACUTETOXICITY(Metsulfuronmethyl)

AcuteoralLD

(rats): >5000mg/kg

Acutedermaltoxicity: >2000mg/kg

(96h)Bluegillsunfish: >150mg/L

(mallardduck): >2510mg/kg

8dayoralLC

(bobwhitequail):>5620mg/kg

EFFECTSOFAUTEEXPOSURE

Swallowed:

Lowtoxicity.

Eye:

Maycauseeyeirritationwithtearing,blurredvisionprpain.

Skin:

Lowtoxicitythroughthisroute.

Repeateddermalcontactwithmetsulfuronmethylmaycauseskinirritationwithitching,

burning,redness,swellingorrash.Notaprimaryskinirritantorsensitiser.

MATERIALSAFETYDATASHEET

Inhaled:

Lowtoxicitythroughthisroute.Mayirritatethroat.

EFFECTSOFCHRONICEXPOSURE

ChronicToxicity:

A2-yearfeedingstudyinratsresultedinaNoObservableEffectsLevel(NOEL)of25.0

mg/kg/day(or500ppminfeed),basedondecreasedbodyweightsseenat250mg/kg/day(5,000

ppm)whichwasthehighestdosetested.EPAhasbaseditsreferencedose(0.25mg/kg/day)on

thisstudy.

ReproductiveEffects:

Multigenerationstudiesinratsdidnotresultinanyreproductiveeffectsatthehighestdoses

testedof250mg/kg/day.

TeratogenicEffects:

Metsulfuron-methyldidnotcausedevelopmentalabnormalitiestooffspringofratsandrabbits

fed1000mg/kg/dayand700mg/kg/dayrespectivelyduringgestation.Thesedosesrepresentthe

highestdosetestedforeachexperiment.

MutagenicEffects:

Theweightofevidencepresentedbyabatteryofteststomeasuremutagenicityandotheradverse

effectsonDNAindicatesthatmetsulfuron-methylisneithermutagenicnorgenotoxic.

CarcinogenicEffects:

Negativeforratsandmiceinlaboratorytests,butstudiesmaynothavebeenatmaximum

tolerateddose.

OrganToxicity:

Metsulfuron-methylisamoderateeyeirritant.

12.ECOLOGICALINFORMATION

ECOTOXICITY

EffectsonBirds:

Metsulfuron-methylhasverylowaviantoxicity.TheoralLD

valueformallardducksisgreater

than2510mg/kg,anddietaryLC

valuesformallardducksandbobwhitequailaregreaterthan

5620ppm.

EffectsonAquaticOrganisms:

Thechemicalhasverylowtoxicitytoaquaticorganisms.96-hourLC

valuesaregreaterthan

150mg/linrainbowtroutandbluegill.Forty-eighthourtoxicitytestswiththefreshwater

invertebrateDaphniamagnaresultedinaLC

ofgreaterthan150mg/l.A21-daylife-cycletest

withDaphniamagnaalsoexhibitedverylowtoxicity.TheNOELforsurvivalandreproduction

was>150mg/l.

EffectsonOtherAnimals(Nontargetspecies):

Metsulfuron-methylhaslowacutetoxicitytohoneybeeswithatopicalLD

ofgreaterthan25

ug/bee.TheLC

forearthwormsisgreaterthan1,000mg/kgsoil.

ENVIRONMENTALFATE

BreakdownofChemicalinSoilandGroundwater:

Thebreakdownofmetsulfuron-methylinsoilsislargelydependantonsoiltemperature,moisture

content,andpH.Thechemicalwilldegradefasterunderacidicconditions,andinsoilswith

highermoisturecontentandhighertemperature.Thechemicalhasahighermobilitypotentialin

alkalinesoilsthaninacidicsoils,asitismoresolubleunderalkalineconditions.Metsulfuron-

methylisstabletophotolysis,butwillbreakdowninultravioletlight.Half-lifeestimatesfor

metsulfuron-methylinsoilarewiderangingfrom14-180days,withanoverallaverageof

reportedvaluesof30days.Reportedhalf-lifevalues(indays)forsoilinclude:clay-178sandy

loam-102;clayloam-70,14-28,14-105;siltyloam-120-180.

MATERIALSAFETYDATASHEET

BreakdownofChemicalinSurfaceWater:

Thedissipationtimeformetsulfuron-methylwasinvestigatedinamixedwood/borealforestlake.

TheDT

orlengthoftimerequiredforhalfofthematerialtodissipateinwaterwas>84days

whenhighconcentrationsofmetsulfuron-methylwereapplied,and29.1daysatconcentrations

thatmightbeexpectedifthechemicalisappliedforforestryuses.Thechemicalisstableto

hydrolysisatneutralandalkalinepHs,andhasahalf-lifeof3weeksatpH5.0,25degreesC

and>30daysat15degreesC.

BreakdownofChemicalinVegetation:

Metsulfuron-methylisrapidlytakenupbyplantsattherootsandonfoliage.Thechemicalis

translocatedthroughouttheplant,butisnotpersistent.Itisbrokendowntonon-herbicidal

productsintolerantplants.

AnalyticalMethods:

Methodsforthedetectionofmetsulfuron-methylexistforsoilandwater.Liquid

chromatography/massspectroscopyandbioassaymethodsareusedforsoils,andgas

chromatography/electroncapturedetectionisusedformeasuringtracelevelsofthechemicalin

water.

13.DISPOSALCONSIDERATIONS

Afterintendeduse:

Tripleorpreferablypressurerinsecontainersbeforedisposal.Addrinsingstospraytank.Donot

disposeofundilutedchemicalsonsite.Ifrecycling,replacecapandreturncleancontainersto

recyclerordesignatedcollectionpoint.

Ifnotrecycling,break,crushorpunctureandburyemptycontainersinalocalauthoritylandfill.

Ifnolandfillisavailable,burythecontainersbelow500mminadisposalpitspecificallymarked

andsetupforthispurposeclearofwaterways,desirablevegetationandtreeroots.Empty

containersandproductshouldnotbeburnt.

Afterspilloraccident

Pickupbulkmaterialbysweepingorothereffectivemeansandplaceintodrums.Donotflush

withwater.Ifspillareaisongroundneartreesorothervaluableplants,removetop15cmofsoil

afterinitialcleanup.

Shouldproductcontactsoil,applyactivatedcharcoal.Activatedcharcoalwillabsorbbutnot

completelyneutralisetheproduct.Cleanupcrewshouldwearrubberglovesandprotective

clothing.Disposeofsealedcontainersatapprovedlocalwastedisposalsite.

14.TRANSPORTINFORMATION

ADGCode:

ThisproductisnotclassifiedasaDangerousGood.Nospecialtransportconditionsarenecessary

unlessrequiredbyotherregulations.

15.REGULATORYINFORMATION

Poisonschedule S5

Packaging&CAUTIONLabelling KEEPOUTOFREACHOFCHILDREN

READSAFETYDIRECTIONSBEFOREOPENING

ORUSING

AICS: Allofthesignificantingredientsinthisformulation

arefoundinthepublicAICSDatabase.Thefollowing

ingredient:Chlorsulfuron,ismentionedintheSUSMP.

MATERIALSAFETYDATASHEET

16.OTHERINFORMATION

ThisMSDScontainsonlysafety-relatedinformation.Forotherdataseeproductliterature.

Allduecareandskill,sofaraspracticable,hasbeenappliedinthepreparationandcollationof

theinformationinthisMSDS.EachuseroftheProductnamedinthisMSDSshouldreadand

considertheinformationcontainedinthisMSDSinthecontextofhowtheProductwillbe

stored,handled,usedorappliedintheworkplace.Inallcircumstances,itistheresponsibilityof

theuseroftheProducttoensurethattheyhavesoughtouttherelevantsafetydataappropriateto

theirparticularsituation.NothingcontainedinthisMSDSshallbeconstruedasarepresentation

orrecommendationtotheuseraboutthesuitabilityorotherwiseoftheProductnamedinthis

MSDSfortheuser'sparticularsituation.Iftheuserrequiresanyclarificationorfurther

information,theusershouldcontactSanonda(Australia)PtyLtd.

CONTACTPOINT:

Sanonda(Australia)PtyLtd

Suite822,StKildaRoadTowers,

No.1QueensRoad,Melbourne,VIC3004

Telephone:0398638081

Facsimile:0398638083

NationalPoisonsInformationCentre:Dial131126(fromanywhereinAustralia)

Pleasereadalllabelscarefullybeforeusingproduct.

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