RAVENSDOWN DICLOFOP-METHYL 375 SELECTIVE HERBICIDE

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

Active ingredient:
DICLOFOP-METHYL
Available from:
RAVENSDOWN FERTILISER CO-OPERATIVE LIMITED
Class:
AgChem
Therapeutic group:
BARLEY | BUFFALO GRASS LAWN OR TURF | CANOLA | CARPET GRASS LAWN OR TURF | COMMON COUCH LAWN OR TURF | HYBRID COUCH CV. TIFDWARF
Therapeutic area:
HERBICIDE
Therapeutic indications:
ANNUAL OR WIMMERA RYEGRASS | COMMON BARB GRASS | CROWSFOOT GRASS | WILD OAT | CRAB GRASS | RIGID RYEGRASS | WIMMERA RYEGRASS
Authorization status:
Registered
Authorization number:
53639
Authorization date:
2001-01-18

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POISON

KEEPOUTOFREACHOFCHILDREN

READSAFETYDIRECTIONSBEFOREOPENINGORUSING

RAVENSDOWN

DICLOFOP-METHYL375

SELECTIVEHERBICIDE

ACTIVECONSTITUENT:375g/LDICLOFOP-METHYL

SOLVENT:531.4g/LLIQUIDHYDROCARBON

GROUP A HERBICIDE

FORTHEPOST-EMERGENTCONTROLOFANNUALRYEGRASS,COMMONBARBGRASS

ANDWILDOATSINWHEAT,LINSEED,PEAS,TURFANDOTHERCROPSASLISTEDIN

THEDIRECTIONSFORUSETABLE

IMPORTANT:READTHEATTACHEDBOOKLETBEFOREOPENINGORUSINGTHEPRODUCT

CONTENTS:20L/110L/200L/1000L

Ravensdown

FertiliserCooperativeLimited

2BirksgateRoad

RousHead,LockedBag10NORTHFREMANTLEWA6159,AUSTRALIA

Telephone: 08 9430 2222 Facsimile:1800 683 122

ACN 128 889 814

BatchNo:

DATEOFMANUFACTURE:APVMAAPPROVAL:53639/52705

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RLP

APPROVED Infopest

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PROTECTIONOFWILDLIFE,FISH,CRUSTACEAANDENVIRONMENT

DONOTcontaminatedams,ponds,waterwaysordrainswiththisproductortheusedcontainer.

PROTECTIONOFCROPS,NATIVEANDOTHERNON-TARGETPLANTS

DONOTapplyundermeteorologicalconditionsorfromsprayingequipment,whichcouldbeexpectedtocause,spray

todriftontonearbysusceptibleplants,adjacentcrops,croplandsorpastures.Cropsparticularlysusceptibleinclude

maize,sorghumandrice.DONOTplantmaize,sorghumandricefor10weeksafterapplication.

STORAGEANDDISPOSAL

Storeintheclosed,originalcontainerinadry,well-ventilatedarea,ascoolaspossibleawayfromchildren,animals,

food,feedstuffs,seedandfertilisers.DONOTstoreforprolongedperiodsindirectsunlight.DONOTreuseempty

containers.

Tripleor(preferably)pressurerinsebeforedisposal.Addrinsingstospraytank.Donotdisposeofundiluted

chemicalson-site.Ifrecycling,replacecapandreturncleancontainerstorecyclerordesignatedcollectionpoint.Ifnot

recycling,break,crush,orpunctureanddeliveremptypackagingforappropriatedisposaltoanapprovedwaste

managementfacility.Ifanapprovedwastemanagementfacilityisnotavailable,burytheemptypackaging500mm

belowthesurfaceinadisposalpitspecificallymarkedandsetupforthispurposeclearofwaterways,desirable

vegetationandtreeroots,incompliancewithrelevantLocal,StateorTerritorygovernmentregulations.DONOTburn

emptycontainersorproduct.

SAFETYDIRECTIONS

Mayirritatetheeyesandskin.Avoidcontactwitheyesandskin.Donotinhalespraymist.Whenpreparingspray

wearcottonoverallsbuttonedtotheneckandwristandwashablehatandelbowlengthPVCglovesandfaceshield.

Afteruseandbeforeeating,drinking,orsmoking,washhands,armsandfacethoroughlywithsoapandwater.After

eachday’suse,washgloves,faceshieldandcontaminatedclothing.

FIRSTAID

Ifpoisoningoccurs,contactadoctororPoisonsInformationCentre(Phone:131126).

ADVICETOPHYSICIAN

Noantidoteisavailableandtreatmentshouldbysymptomatic.Gastriclavagewithmedicinalcharcoalinwateris

recommended.Inducediuresisandmonitorelectrolytefluidbalance.Observekidneyfunction.

MATERIALSAFETYDATASHEET

AdditionalinformationislistedintheMSDSavailablefromRavensdown.

CONDITIONSOFSALE

TheuseofRavensdownDiclofop-Methyl375SelectiveHerbicidebeingbeyondthecontrolofthemanufacturer,no

warrantyexpressedorimpliedisgivenbyRavensdownFertiliserCooperativeLtd,regardingitssuitability,fitnessor

efficiencyforanypurposeforwhichitisusedbythebuyer,whetherinaccordancewiththedirectionsornotand

RavensdownFertiliserCooperativeLtdacceptsnoresponsibilityforanyconsequencewhatsoeverfromtheuseofthis

product.

Ravensdown

FertiliserCooperativeLimited

2BirksgateRoad

RousHead,LockedBag10NORTHFREMANTLEWA6159,AUSTRALIA

Telephone:0894302222Facsimile: 1800 683 122

ACN128889814

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POISON

KEEPOUTOFREACHOFCHILDREN

READSAFETYDIRECTIONSBEFOREOPENINGORUSING

RAVENSDOWN

DICLOFOP-METHYL375

SELECTIVEHERBICIDE

ACTIVECONSTITUENT:375g/LDICLOFOP-METHYL

SOLVENT:531.4g/LLIQUIDHYDROCARBON

GROUP A HERBICIDE

FORTHEPOST-EMERGENTCONTROLOFANNUALRYEGRASS,COMMONBARBGRASS

ANDWILDOATSINWHEAT,LINSEED,PEAS,TURFANDOTHERCROPSASLISTEDIN

THEDIRECTIONSFORUSETABLE

LEAFLET

Ravensdown

FertiliserCooperativeLimited

2BirksgateRoad

RousHead,LockedBag10NORTHFREMANTLEWA6159,AUSTRALIA

Telephone: 08 9430 2222 Facsimile: 1800683122

ACN 128 889 814

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DIRECTIONSFORUSE:

DONOTsprayunderconditionsthatcouldresultinspraydriftontosusceptiblecropssuchasMaize,RiceorSorghum.

RESTRAINTS:

DONOTSPRAYWHENTEMPERATURESAREGREATERTHAN25°C.

DONOTSPRAYIFRAINISEXPECTEDWITHIN2HOURS.

CROP WEED

CONTROLLED STATE WEEDSIZEAPPLICATION

RATE(Ha) CRITICALCOMMENTS

Annual

Ryegrass

(Wimmera) WA,SA,

VIC,NSW,

ACT,QLD

only 1.0L

WildOats WA,SA,

VIC,NSW,

ACT,QLD

only 1.5-2.0L

Usethehigher

rateat4-leaf

stageofWild

Oats. Barley,

Linseed,

Rapeseed,

Safflower,

Wheat,

Lupins,

Leguminous,

Pasture,

Triticale,

Peas Common

Barbgrass

NSW,ACT

2-4Leaf

1.Applywhengrassesareactivelygrowing

andhaveatleast2leavestoallowfor

adequatespraycontact.

2.Add0.25%ofa100%non-ionicsurfactant

per100Lspraysolution.

3.Spraycerealsatthe2-5leafstage(Zadok

12-15)exceptBarley

4.SprayBarleyatthe3-5leafstage(Zadok’s

13-15)Donotexceed1.5Lperhectareof

RavensdownDiclofop-Methyl375Selective

HerbicideonBarley.

Oilseed

poppies Wildoats,

Annual

Ryegrass Tasonly 0.5-3L ApplyinaccordancewithDepartmentof

Agriculturerecommendationsorthatofthe

poppycontractingcompany.Donotadd

wettingagent.

Turf

Kikuyu,

Hybridcouch

cv.Tifdwarf 1L/haor100mL/

1000m 2

Queensland

BlueCouch 1to1.5L/haor

100to150mL/

1000m 2 Applywhenweedsbetweenseedlingand

tilleringstageforbestresults:

Uselowerratesforseedlingandhigherrates

forestablishedgrassweeds.

Common

couch,

Buffalo,

Hybridcouch

cv.Tifway,

Carpetgrass,

Crowsfootgrass

(Eleusine

indica) NSW,ACT

&QLDonly SeeCritical

Comments

1to2.5L/haor

100to250mL/

1000m 2 Repeatspraysmaybeneededin2-4weeks.

Resultsarebestwhenappliedundergood

growingconditionsandweedshavesufficient

leafarea,i.e. 2-3dayspre-orpost-mowing.

DonotuseonRyegrassTurf.

NOTTOBEUSEDFORANYPURPOSE,ORINANYMANNER,CONTRARYTOTHISLABELUNLESS

AUTHORISEDUNDERAPPROPRIATELEGISLATION.

WITHHOLDINGPERIOD

GRAZING:DONOTGRAZETREATEDAREASORCUTFORSTOCKFEEDFOR7WEEKSAFTERAPPLICATION.

DONOTALLOWTREATEDAREASOFTURFORTURFCLIPPINGSTOBEGRAZEDORFEDTOLIVESTOCK.

CROPHARVEST:NOTREQUIREDWHENUSEDASDIRECTED.

GENERALINSTRUCTIONS

1.Cropandweedsshouldbeactivelygrowingandfreefromstresssuchaswaterlogging,dry,severeorcontinuous

frosts.Ifstressconditionsprevail,seekadvicebeforespraying.

2.Avoidsprayingwhencropsandweedsarecoveredwithheavydew.

3.RavensdownDiclofop-Methyl375SelectiveHerbicidehasnoeffectonundersownlegumes,broadleafcropsor

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4.RavensdownDiclofop-Methyl375SelectiveHerbicideshouldbeappliedaftertheplanthasatleast2leavesto

formaleafaxilfordropletcapture.

5.TheeffectsofRavensdownDiclofop-Methyl375SelectiveHerbicidemaynotbeapparentfor6-10daysafterthe

application.Wildoatsgerminatingshortlyafterapplicationwilloftenbestuntedandwillnotseriouslycompetewith

thecrop.

HERBICIDERESISTANCE

RavensdownDiclofop-Methyl375SelectiveHerbicideisamemberoftheAryloxphenoxypropionatesgroupof

herbicides.Diclofop-Methyl375hastheinhibitorsofacetylCoAcarboxylasemodeofAction.Forweedresistance

managementDiclofop-Methyl375isaGroupAHerbicide.Somenaturallyoccurringweedbiotypesresistantto

Diclofop-Methyl375andotherGroupAHerbicidesmayexistthroughnormalgeneticvariabilityinanyweedpopulation.

Theresistantindividualscaneventuallydominatetheweedpopulationiftheseherbicidesareusedrepeatedly.These

resistantweedswillnotbecontrolledbyDiclofop-Methyl375orotherGroupAHerbicides.

RavensdownDiclofop-Methyl375SelectiveHerbicidesprayedpaddocksshouldbecloselymonitoredifthepaddock

hasaprevioushistoryofdiclofopmethylusage.IfresistanceissuspectedcontactRavensdownFertiliserCooperative

LtdoryourlocalDepartmentofAgriculture.

Toavoidfurtherresistanceproblems,donotuseRavensdownDiclofop-Methyl375SelectiveHerbicide.Doconsult

RavensdownFertiliserCooperativeLtdorthelocalDepartmentofAgricultureforadviceonresistancestrategies.

Resistanceshouldnotbeconfusedwithpoorapplication,conditionsortimingwiththeuseofRavensdownDiclofop-

Methyl375SelectiveHerbicide.Sincetheoccurrenceofresistantweedsisdifficulttodetectpriortouse,Ravensdown

CooperativeLtdacceptsnoliabilityforanylossesthatmayresultfromthefailureofDiclofop-Methyl375tocontrol

resistantweeds.

APPLICATION

Boomequipment:RavensdownDiclofop-Methyl375SelectiveHerbicidecanbeappliedinsprayvolumesof50-150L

perhectareusingfannozzlessupplyingadropletsizeintherangeof150-300micronrange.Donotapplywith

boomlessjetsormisters.Withgroundboomsprays,bettercoverageandpenetrationmaybeobtainedbysetting

nozzlesat45°angleforward,particularlyindensecrops.

Aircraft:Applyingusing20-30Lwater/hawithasteadycrosswindandaswathwidthof15-18metres,usingadroplet

sizeintherangeof200-300micronrange.Aircraftoperatorsshouldconsultmanufacturerfordetails.

Surfactant:0.25%ofa1000g/Lsurfactantper100LspraysolutionisrecommendedwithRavensdownDiclofop-Methyl

375SelectiveHerbicideinallsituationswhereRavensdownDiclofop-Methyl375SelectiveHerbicideisbeingused

alone.

CleaningEquipment:Allsprayequipmentincludingpumps,spraytanks,linesandnozzles;landinggear(aircraft)

shouldbethoroughlywashedwithwateraftereachdayofspraying.

MIXING

1.Cleanspraytankofpreviouschemicalresidues,preferablywithachemicalresidualremover.Ifasulphonylurea

suchasGlean®hasbeenused,followtherespectivelabelsoncleaningserviceequipmentpriortousing

RavensdownDiclofop-Methyl375SelectiveHerbicideonsulphonylureasensitivecrops.

2.Useonlycleanwater,eitherrainwaterorlocalauthoritywater.

3.HalffillthespraytankwithcleanwaterandaddrequiredamountofRavensdownDiclofop-Methyl375Selective

Herbicidewithagitationinaction.

4.Addsurfactantlast.

5.Whentankmixingwithotherchemicals,addRavensdownDiclofop-Methyl375SelectiveHerbicideafterother

water-solubleproducts,butbeforeflowables.

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COMPATIBILITY

Insecticides

1.RavensdownDiclofop-Methyl375SelectiveherbicideiscompatiblewithRavendownUnidime400Insecticideand

Omethoate.

Herbicides

ACereals1.

1.RavensdownDiclofop-Methyl375SelectiveHerbicidecanbetankmixedwithBromoxynil,BromoxynilplusMCPA

(upto1.4L/Ha),RavensdownLVEMCPA500Herbicide(upto700mls/Ha),RavensdownUnidifen500Herbicide,

Tigrex(upto800mls/Ha)andRavensdownClopyralidHerbicide(upto150mls/Ha)forbroadleafweedcontrol.

2.LowratesofsulfonylureasmixedwithRavensdownDiclofop-Methyl375SelectiveHerbicidecancauseantagonism

resultinginreducedgrassweedcontrol,andmayaffectcropyields.DONOTtankmixwithMetsulfuronMethyl

600.

3.DonotsprayRavensdownDiclofop-Methyl375SelectiveHerbicidewithin10daysbeforeorafteranapplicationof

2,4-D,MCPA,Dicambaorsimilarproducts.ItispreferableRavensdownDiclofop-Methyl375SelectiveHerbicideis

appliedbeforeotherproducts.

4.WhentankmixingwithBromoxynilplusMCPA,anon-ionicsurfactantcanbeaddedat0.25%ofa1000g/L

surfactanti.e.250mlper100Lspraysolution.

5.TankmixingwithBromoxynilplusMCPA,TigrexandRavensdownLVEMCPA500Herbicidearenot

recommendedwhenapplyingRavensdownDiclofop-Methyl375SelectiveHerbicideforWildOatcontrol.

BLupins

1.RavensdownDiclofop-Methyl375SelectiveHerbicidecanbetankmixedwithRavensdownUnidifen500Herbicide

forcontrolofsomebroadleafweeds.

DONOTADDOIL

PROTECTIONOFWILDLIFE,FISH,CRUSTACEAANDENVIRONMENT

DONOTcontaminatedams,ponds,waterwaysordrainswiththisproductortheusedcontainer.

PROTECTIONOFCROPS,NATIVEANDOTHERNON-TARGETPLANTS

DONOTapplyundermeteorologicalconditionsorfromsprayingequipment,whichcouldbeexpectedtocause,spray

todriftontonearbysusceptibleplants,adjacentcrops,croplandsorpastures.Cropsparticularlysusceptibleinclude

maize,sorghumandrice.DONOTplantmaize,sorghumandricefor10weeksafterapplication.

STORAGEANDDISPOSAL

Storeintheclosed,originalcontainerinadrywell-ventilatedarea,ascoolaspossibleawayfromchildren,animals,

food,feedstuffs,seedandfertilisers.

DONOTstoreforprolongedperiodsindirectsunlight.

DONOTreuseemptycontainers.

Tripleor(preferably)pressurerinsebeforedisposal.Addrinsingstospraytank.Donotdisposeofundiluted

chemicalson-site. Ifrecycling,replacecapandreturncleancontainerstorecyclerordesignatedcollectionpoint.Ifnot

recycling,break,crush,orpunctureanddeliveremptypackagingforappropriatedisposaltoanapprovedwaste

managementfacility.Ifanapprovedwastemanagementfacilityisnotavailable,burytheemptypackaging500mm

belowthesurfaceinadisposalpitspecificallymarkedandsetupforthispurposeclearofwaterways,desirable

vegetationandtreeroots,incompliancewithrelevantLocal,StateorTerritorygovernmentregulations.DONOTburn

emptycontainersorproduct.

SAFETYDIRECTIONS

Mayirritatetheeyesandskin.Avoidcontactwitheyesandskin.Donotinhalespraymist.Whenpreparingspray

wearcottonoverallsbuttonedtotheneckandwristandwashablehatandelbowlengthPVCglovesandfaceshield.

Afteruseandbeforeeating,drinking,orsmoking,washhands,armsandfacethoroughlywithsoapandwater.After

eachday’suse,washgloves,faceshieldandcontaminatedclothing.

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FIRSTAID

Ifpoisoningoccurs,contactadoctororPoisonsInformationCentre(Phone:131126).

ADVICETOPHYSICIAN

Noantidoteisavailableandtreatmentshouldbysymptomatic.Gastriclavagewithmedicinalcharcoalinwateris

recommended.Inducediuresisandmonitorelectrolytefluidbalance.Observekidneyfunction.

MATERIALSAFETYDATASHEET

AdditionalinformationislistedintheMSDSavailablefromRavensdownFertiliserCooperativeLtd.

CONDITIONSOFSALE

TheuseofRavensdownDiclofop-Methyl375SelectiveHerbicidebeingbeyondthecontrolofthemanufacturer,no

warrantyexpressedorimpliedisgivenbyRavensdownFertiliserCooperativeLtd,regardingitssuitability,fitnessor

efficiencyforanypurposeforwhichitisusedbythebuyer,whetherinaccordancewiththedirectionsornotand

RavensdownFertiliserCooperativeLtdacceptsnoresponsibilityforanyconsequencewhatsoeverfromtheuseofthis

product.

Tigrex,registeredtrademarkofRhone-PoulencRuralAustraliaLtd

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Issued:July,2010

Section1:SUBSTANCEIDENTIFICATIONANDSUPPLIER

TradeName:

UNITED FARMERS DICLOFOP-METHYL375SELECTIVE HERBICIDE

Substance:

Diclofopisa2-(4-aryloxyphenoxy) propionicacidderivative.

Product Use:

Agriculturalherbicideforuseasdescribedontheproductlabel.

CompanyIdentification:

RavensdownFertiliser Co-operativeLimited-IncorporatedinNewZealand

Address:

2BirksgateRd

RousHead

NorthFremantle,WA6160

Customer Centre:

1800624122

PoisonsInformationCentre:

131126inAustralia,0800764766inNewZealand

EmergencyTelephoneNumber:For specialistadvicecall1800705766(24hr) (EmergenciesOnly)

Transport Emergency:

IN AN EMERGENCY,DIAL000-FIRE or POLICE

Section2:HAZARDIDENTIFICATION

Statementof

HazardousNature: Thisproductisclassifiedas:HazardousaccordingtothecriteriaofNOHSCAustralia.

ThisproductdoesnotmeetthecriteriaoftheAustralianDangerousGoods(ADG) Code.However,thisisaC1

CombustibleLiquidandforstoragemeetsthedefinitionofDangerousGoods.

RiskPhrases:

R22 Harmfulifswallowed.

R36 Irritatingtoeyes.

R43 Maycausesensitisationbyskincontact.

R65 Harmful:Maycauselungdamageifswallowed.

SafetyPhrases:

S2 Keepoutofreachofchildren.

S20 Whenusing,donoteatordrink.

S25 Avoidcontactwitheyes.

S28 After contactwithskin,washimmediatelywithplentyofsoapandwater.

S46 Ifswallowed,contactadoctoror PoisonsInformationCentreimmediatelyandshowthisMSDSor label.

S60 Thismaterialanditscontainermustbedisposedofashazardouswaste.

S61 Avoidreleasetotheenvironment.Refer tospecialinstructions/SafetyDataSheets.

S24/25Avoidcontactwithskinandeyes.

S36/37Wear suitableprotectiveclothingandgloves

Section3:COMPOSITIONINFORMATION

Ingredients CASNo Conc,% TWA(mg/m 3 ) STEL(mg/m 3 )

Diclofop-methyl 51338-27-3 375g/L notset notset

Liquidhydrocarbon 64742-95-6 534g/L notset notset

Othernonhazardousingredients secret to100 notset notset

Thisisacommercialproductwhoseexactratioofcomponentsmayvaryslightly.Minor quantitiesofothernonhazardousingredients

arealsopossible.

TheTWAexposurevalueistheaverageairborneconcentrationofaparticularsubstancewhencalculatedoveranormal8hour

workingdayfora5dayworkingweek.TheSTEL(ShortTermExposureLimit)isanexposurevaluethatshouldnotbe

exceededformorethan15minutesandshouldnotberepeatedformorethan4timesperday.Thereshouldbeatleast60

minutesbetweensuccessiveexposuresattheSTEL.Theterm"peak"isusedwhentheTWA limit,becauseoftherapidactionof

thesubstance,shouldneverbeexceeded,evenbriefly.

Section4:FIRSTAIDMEASURES

EmergencyOverview

PhysicalDescription&

Colour: Lighttodarkbrownliquid.

Odour:

Aromatichydrocarbonodour.

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MajorHealthHazards: TheacuteoralLD

50 ofDiclofop-methylforratsrangedbetween563-693mg/kg(insesameoil).

TheacutedermalLD

50 forfemaleratswasgreaterthan2,000mg/kg.Productisharmfulif

swallowed,eyeirritant,possibleskinsensitiser,ifaspirated,maycauselungdamage.

GeneralInformation:

YoushouldcallThePoisonsInformationCentreifyoufeelthatyoumayhavebeenpoisoned,

burnedorirritatedbythisproduct.Thenumberis131126fromanywhereinAustralia(0800764

766inNewZealand)andisavailableatalltimes.HavethisMSDSwithyouwhenyoucall.

Inhalation:

Nofirstaidmeasuresnormallyrequired.However,ifinhalationhasoccurred,andirritationhas

developed,removetofreshairandobserveuntilrecovered.Ifirritationbecomespainfulorpersists

morethanabout30minutes,seekmedicaladvice.

SkinContact:

Washgentlyandthoroughlywithwater(usenon-abrasivesoapifnecessary)for5minutesoruntil

chemicalisremoved.

EyeContact:

Immediatelyflushthecontaminatedeye(s)withlukewarm,gentlyflowingwaterfor20minutesor

untiltheproductisremoved,whileholdingtheeyelid(s)open.Takecarenottorinse

contaminatedwaterintotheunaffectedeyeorontotheface.Obtainmedicalattentionimmediately.

Takespecialcareifexposedpersoniswearingcontactlenses.

Ingestion:

Ifswallowed,doNOTinducevomiting.Washmouthwithwater andcontactaPoisonsInformation

Centre,orcalladoctor.

Section5:FIREFIGHTINGMEASURES

FireandExplosion

Hazards: ThisproductisclassifiedasaC1combustibleproduct.Thereisaslightriskofanexplosionfromthis

productifcommercialquantitiesareinvolvedinafire.Violentsteamgenerationoreruptionmay

occur uponapplicationofdirectwater streamonhotliquids.Vapoursfromthisproductareheavier than

air andmayaccumulateinsumps,pitsandotherlow-lyingspaces,formingpotentiallyexplosive

mixtures.Theymayalsoflashbackconsiderabledistances.

Firedecompositionproductsfromthisproductmaybetoxicifinhaled.Takeappropriateprotective

measures.

ExtinguishingMedia: Preferredextinguishingmediaarecarbondioxide,drychemical,foam,waterfog.

FireFighting: Ifasignificantquantityofthisproductisinvolvedinafire,callthefirebrigade.

Flashpoint: 65°C(PenskyMartinclosedcup)

UpperFlammabilityLimit:Nodata.

LowerFlammabilityLimit:Nodata.

Autoignitiontemperature:Nodata.

FlammabilityClass: C1

Section6:ACCIDENTAL RELEASEMEASURES

SpillsandDisposal:

Wear appropriateprotectiveclothing.Excludenon-essentialpeoplefromthearea.Containspilland

absorbwithinertmaterialsuchassoil,sandor absorbentgranulesandplaceinasealablewaste

container.Disposeofwastesafelyinanapprovedlandfill.

ProtectiveClothing: For appropriatepersonalprotectiveequipmentseesection8.

EnvironmentalPrecaution: Preventfromenteringdrains,waterwaysor sewers.Ifspilldoesenter waterwayscontactlocalauthority.

Section7:HANDLINGANDSTORAGE

Handling:

Keepexposuretothisproducttoaminimum,andminimisethequantitieskeptinworkareas.CheckSection

8ofthisMSDSfordetailsofpersonalprotectivemeasures,andmakesurethatthosemeasuresarefollowed.

Themeasuresdetailedbelowunder"Storage"shouldbefollowedduringhandlinginordertominimiserisksto

personsusingtheproductintheworkplace.Also,avoidcontactorcontaminationofproductwithincompatible

materialslistedinSection10.

Storage: Notethatthisproductiscombustibleandtherefore,forStorage,meetsthedefinitionofDangerousGoodsinsome

states.Ifyoustorelargequantities(tonnes)ofsuchproducts,wesuggestthatyouconsultyourstate's

DangerousGoodsauthorityinordertoclarifyyourobligationsregardingtheirstorage.

Protectthisproductfromlight.Storeintheclosedoriginalcontainerinadry,cool,well-ventilatedareaoutofdirect

sunlight.Makesurethattheproductdoesnotcomeintocontactwithsubstanceslistedunder "Incompatibilities"in

Section10.Someliquidpreparationssettleorseparateonstandingandmayrequirestirringbeforeuse.Check

packaging-theremaybefurtherstorageinstructionsonthelabel.

Section8:EXPOSURECONTROL/PERSONALPROTECTION

ThefollowingAustralianStandardswillprovidegeneraladviceregardingsafetyclothingandequipment:

Respiratoryequipment:AS/NZS1715,ProtectiveGloves:AS 2161,IndustrialClothing:AS2919,IndustrialEyeProtection:AS1336

andAS/NZS1337,OccupationalProtectiveFootwear:AS/NZS2210.

ExposureLimits: ExposurelimitshavenotbeenestablishedbyNOHSCforanyofthesignificantingredientsinthis

product.

TheADIfor Diclofop-methylissetat0.002mg/kg/day.ThecorrespondingNOELissetat0.25

mg/kg/day.ADImeansAcceptableDailyIntakeandNOELmeansNo-observable-effect-level.

ValuestakenfromAustralianADIList,Dec2004.

Nospecialequipmentisusuallyneededwhenoccasionallyhandlingsmallquantities.Thefollowing

instructionsarefor bulkhandlingor whereregular exposureinanoccupationalsettingoccurswithout

propercontainmentsystems.

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Ventilation: Nospecialventilationrequirementsarenormallynecessaryforthisproduct.Howevermakesure

thattheworkenvironmentremainscleanandthatvapoursandmistsareminimised.

EyeProtection:

Protectiveglassesorgogglesshouldbewornwhenthisproductisbeingused.Failuretoprotectyour

eyesmaycausethemharm.Emergencyeyewashfacilitiesarealsorecommendedinanarea

closetowherethisproductisbeingused.

SkinProtection:

Ifyoubelieveyoumayhaveasensitisationtothisproductor anyofitsdeclaredingredients,you

shouldpreventskincontactbywearingimperviousgloves,clothesand,preferably,apron.Make

surethatallskinareasarecovered.Seebelowforsuitablematerialtypes.

ProtectiveMaterialTypes:Wesuggestthatprotectiveclothingbemadefromthefollowingmaterials:rubber,PVC.

Respirator:

Usually,norespiratorisnecessarywhenusingthisproduct.However,ifyouhaveanydoubts

consulttheAustralianStandardmentionedabove.Otherwise,notnormallynecessary.

Eyebathsoreyewashstationsandsafetydelugeshowersshouldbeprovidedneartowherethis

productisbeingused.

Section9: PHYSICALAND CHEMICALPROPERTIES

PhysicalDescription&colour: Lighttodarkbrownliquid.

Odour: Aromatichydrocarbonodour.

BoilingPoint: >122°Cat100kPa

Freezing/MeltingPoint: Nospecificdata.Liquidatnormaltemperatures.

Volatiles: Nospecificdata.Expectedtobelowat100°C.

Vapour Pressure: Nodata.

Vapour Density: Nodata.

SpecificGravity: 1.098

Water Solubility: Emulsifiable.

pH: Nodata.

Volatility: Nodata.

Odour Threshold: Nodata.

EvaporationRate: Nodata.

Coeff Oil/water Distribution: Nodata

Autoignitiontemp: Nodata.

Section10:STABILITYAND REACTIVITY

Reactivity:

Thisproductisunlikelytoreactordecomposeundernormalstorageconditions.However,ifyouhave

anydoubts,contactthesupplierforadviceonshelflifeproperties.

ConditionstoAvoid:

Protectthisproductfromlight.Storeintheclosedoriginalcontainerinadry,cool,well-ventilated

areaoutofdirectsunlight.

Incompatibilities:

Strongacids,strongbases,strongoxidisingagents.

FireDecomposition:

Carbondioxide,andifcombustionisincomplete,carbonmonoxideandsmoke.Hydrogenchloridegas,

othercompoundsofchlorine.Water.Carbonmonoxidepoisoningproducesheadache,weakness,

nausea,dizziness,confusion,dimnessofvision,disturbanceofjudgment,andunconsciousness

followedbycomaanddeath.

Polymerisation:

Thisproductwillnotundergopolymerisationreactions.

Section11:TOXICOLOGICALINFORMATION

PotentialHealthEffects

Inhalation

ShortTermExposure: Availabledataindicatesthatthisproductisnotharmful.Howeverproductmaybemildlyirritating,

althoughunlikelytocauseanythingmorethanmildtransientdiscomfort.

SkinContact

ShortTermExposure: Classifiedasapotentialsensitiserbyskincontact.Exposuretoaskinsensitiser,oncesensitisation

hasoccurred,maymanifestitselfasskinrashorinflammation,andinsomeindividualsthisreaction

canbesevere.Inadditionproductmaybeirritating,butisunlikelytocauseanythingmorethanmild

transientdiscomfort.

EyeContact

ShortTermExposure: Availabledatashowsthatthisproductisnotharmful.Thisproductisaneyeirritant.Symptoms

mayincludestingingandreddeningofeyesandwateringwhichmaybecomecopious.Other

symptomsmayalsobecomeevident.Ifexposureisbrief,symptomsshoulddisappearonceexposure

hasceased.However,lengthyexposureordelayedtreatmentmaycausepermanentdamage.

Ingestion

Short TermExposure: Significantoralexposureisconsideredtobeunlikely.Becauseofthelowviscosityofthisproduct,it

maydirectlyenterthelungsifswallowed,orifsubsequentlyvomited.Onceinthelungs,itisvery

difficulttoremoveandcancausesevereinjuryordeath.However,thisproductisanoralirritant.

Symptomsmayincludeburningsensationandreddeningofskininmouthandthroat.Other

symptomsmayalsobecomeevident,butallshoulddisappearonceexposurehasceased.

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CarcinogenStatus

NOHSC: NosignificantingredientisclassifiedascarcinogenicbyNOHSC.

NTP: NosignificantingredientisclassifiedascarcinogenicbyNTP.

IARC: NosignificantingredientisclassifiedascarcinogenicbyIARC.

AcuteToxicity:

TheacuteoralLD

50 ofDiclofop-methylforratsrangedbetween563-693mg/kg(insesameoil).

TheacutedermalLD

50 forfemaleratswasgreaterthan2,000mg/kg.Thenoeffectlevel(NEL)fora

90-dayfeedingtoratswas12.5mg/kgand8mg/kgfora15-monthfeedingtodogs.Theacute

percutaneousLD

50 forratswasgreaterthan5,000mg/kg.Theacuteinhalationtoxicityforratsexposed

totechnicalDiclofop-methylwasgreaterthan3.83mg/l/hour.Ratsexposedtoaformulatedproduct

containingDiclofop-methylhadanoralLD

50 valueofgreaterthan2,000mg/kg.TheacutedermalLD

50

forexposuretothesameproductwasgreaterthan5,000mg/kg.TheinhalationLC

50 inratsfora36%

ECformulationofDiclofop-methyloverafour-hourperiodwas8.3mg/lair.Inhalation:arateof

4,800mlofa5%solutionina4cubicmetercontainerforfourhourswasstudied.Deathsoccurred

withrabbits,butnotwithrats,guineapigsorcatsatthishighrate.The4-hrLC

50 forratswas8,274

mg/m3.TheacutedermalLD

50 forrabbitswasreportedtobe640mg/kg.ADiclofop-methylstudyon

rabbitsindicatednoskinirritationat24,48and72hours.Eyeirritationinrabbitswasfoundtobezeroat3,

7,or 24hours.Otherstudieshavereportedeyeirritationinrabbitsascornealopacityspotsand

conjunctivalirritationinbothrinsedandnon-rinsedgroups.Reversibilitywasobservedinallbutone

animalineachgroupat7days.A10%solutionproducedcornealopacityinsomeoftheanimalsthat

wascompletelyreversiblein72hours.TheacutedermalLD

50 forrabbitswasfoundtobe640mg/kg.

ChronicToxicity:

In2-yearfeedingtrialstheNELforratswas20mg/kgdiet.The15monthNELfordogswas8mg/kg

diet.Repeatedabsorptionofchlorinateddiphenylethershasresultedinliverdamageinanimals.

ReproductiveEffectsTheNELinathree-generationstudyoftechnicalDiclofop-methylinratswas

greaterthan30ppm.

Teratogenic

Effects: Inaratteratologystudy,theteratogenicNo-Observable-Effect-Level(NOEL)was100ppm,thehighest

dosetested.ArabbitteratologystudyreportedateratogenicNOELof3mg/kg/day,thehighestdose

tested,andaNOELforfetotoxicityof3.0mg/kg/day.

MutagenicEffects:

Amesassaytestingrevealednomutageniceffectsusingfourbacterialstrainswithandwithoutenzyme

activationindoserangesupto5milligrams.Amicronucleustestinmiceindicatednomutageniceffectin

astrainwithknownsensitivity.Inadominantlethalassay,theNOELwasgreaterthan100mg/kg.No

impairmentinfertilityofthemalemiceandnodifferenceinthenumberofliveanddeadimplantationsin

thefemaleanimalswerenoted.

CarcinogenicEffects:Availabledatasuggeststhatitisnotcarcinogeneticinhumans.

OrganToxicity:

Noinformationwasavailable.

FateinHumansand

Animals: Diclofop-methylismetabolizedinmammalsviahydroxylation.Chlorophenoxycompoundsareabsorbed

acrossthegutwall,lungandskin.Theyarenotsignificantlystoredinfatandurinaryexcretionisthe

principalrouteofelimination.Eliminationasaconjugateiswithin96hours.

Classificationof

HazardousIngredients: Ingredient RiskPhrases

Diclofopmethyl Conc>=25%:Xn;R22;R43

Hydrocarbons Conc>=10%:T;R45;R46;R65

Section12:ECOLOGICALINFORMATION

Thisproductisbiodegradable.Itwillnotaccumulateinthesoilorwaterorcauselongtermproblems.

EffectsonBirds:

TheacuteoralLD

50 tobobwhitequailwas4,400mg/kg;andgreaterthan10,000mg/kgforJapanese

quail.Theeight-daydietaryLC

50 valueforcoturnixquailwasgreaterthan20,000ppm;13,000ppmfor

bobwhitequail;andgreaterthan20,000ppmformallardducks.

EffectsonAquatic

Organisms: The96-hourLC

50 fortechnicalDiclofop-methylinrainbowtroutwas0.35mg/lwater.The96-hourLC

50

inrainbowtroutforaformulatedproductwas1.38ppm;and2.60ppmforcarp.The48-hourLC

50 in

thecrustaceanDaphniaforaformulatedproductwas4.03ppm.

EffectsonOtherAnimals(Nontargetspecies):TheLD

50 forhoneybeesinalabtestofaformulated

productindicateditwasnontoxicatthehighestdosetested;48kg/ha.

EnvironmentalFate:

BreakdownofChemicalinSoilandGroundwater:Underaerobicconditions,Diclofop-methylhydrolysesin

amatterofdaysinthesoilto2-[4-(2',4'-dichlorophenoxy)phenoxy]propanoicacidwhichinturnis

degradedrelativelyquicklywithahalf-lifeof10daysinsandysoilsandabout30daysinsandyclay

soils.Smallamountsof4-(2,4dichlorophenoxy)phenolarealsoproduced.Fieldstudiesofapplication

ratesupto3.4kgactiveingredientperhectareshowedverylowfiniteresiduesinsoil.Atharvest,small

finiteresidueswerepresentinthe0-7.5cmsoillevelandraresmallresidueswerepresentabovethe15

cmlevel.ThesestudiesindicatethatDiclofop-methyldoesnotleachdownwardormovelaterally,and

dissipatesquicklyinsoil.

BreakdownofChemicalinSurfaceWater:Noinformationwasavailable.

BreakdownofChemicalinVegetation:Diclofop-methylisabsorbedviatheleavesandindampsoilthereis

slightabsorptionviatheroots.Thecompoundinhibitsrootgrowth.

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Section13:DISPOSALINFORMATION

Followlabeladvicefor thedisposalofemptycontainers,packagingandfor thereturnofrefillablecontainers.

Product Disposal:

For thedisposalofunwanted/unusablechemicals,seekadvicefromsuppliers,localgovernment,your local

WasteManagementAuthorityandconsultChemClear,1800008182 http://www.chemclear.com.au/

Container Disposal:

Wherepossible,usedcontainersshouldberecycledafter triplerinsing.Checkwithlocalsuppliersandor

DrumMUSTER http://www.drummuster.com.au/ .Otherwise,buryatanauthorisedlandfill.Beforedisposing

ofunwantedcontainersorusedpackagingonaproperty,ensurethatallappropriateregulations,both

LocalandStateGovernment,areobserved.Significantpenaltiesmayapply.

Section14:TRANSPORTINFORMATION

ADGCode:

ThisproductisnotclassifiedasaDangerousGood.Nospecialtransportconditionsarenecessaryunless

requiredbyotherregulations.

UNNumber: Noneallocated

SUSDPClassification:S6

ADGClassification: Noneallocated.NotaDangerousGoodundertheADGCode.

Section15:REGULATORYINFORMATION

AICS:

AllofthesignificantingredientsinthisformulationarecompliantwithNICNASregulations.Thefollowing

ingredients:Diclofop-methyl,Liquidhydrocarbon,arementionedintheSUSDP.

Section16:OTHERINFORMATION

ThisMSDS containsonlysafety-relatedinformation.Forother dataseeproductliterature.

ThisMSDS supersedesallothersandwasreviewed:February,2010

Pleasereadalllabelscarefullybeforeusingproduct.

ThisMSDS ispreparedinaccordwiththeASCC document"NationalCodeofPracticefor thePreparationofMaterialSafetyData

Sheets"2ndEdition[NOHSC:2011(2003)]

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