ZEEMIL 50G SYSTEMIC GRANULAR FUNGICIDE

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

Active ingredient:
METALAXYL
Available from:
UPL AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
INN (International Name):
metalaxyl(50g/kg)
Pharmaceutical form:
GRANULAR FORMULATION
Composition:
METALAXYL PHENYLAMIDE Active 50.0 g/kg
Units in package:
10kg; 25kg
Class:
A - Agricultural
Manufactured by:
UPL AUSTRALIA
Therapeutic group:
AVOCADO | BROCCOLI | BRUSSELS SPROUTS | CABBAGE | CAPSICUM OR PEPPER | CARROT | CAULIFLOWER | CUCURBIT | MACADAMIA NUT | PEACH 5
Therapeutic area:
FUNGICIDE
Therapeutic indications:
DAMPING OFF - PHYTOPHTHORA SPP. | LEATHER ROT | PHYTOPHTHORA ROOT ROT | PINK ROT ON POTATO | TRUNK AND STEM CANKER | TRUNK CANKER | WILT ROOTROT OR DAMPING OFF | DAMPING-OFF | PHYTOPHTHORA TRUNK ROT | PYTHIUM ROOT ROT | PYTHIUM SOIL FUNGUS | SEEDLING ROOT ROT | SOIL FUNGI
Product summary:
Poison schedule: 5; Withholding period: WHP: Avocados cabbage cauliflower, b roccoli brussels sprouts: Do not harve st for 7 days after application. Macada mia nuts: Do not harvest for 4 weeks af ter application. Peaches: Do not harves t for 6 weeks after application. Potat oes carrots tomatoes: not required wh en used as directed.; Host/pest details: AVOCADO: [PHYTOPHTHORA ROOT ROT]; BROCCOLI: [DAMPING OFF - PHYTOPHTHORA SPP., WILT ROOTROT OR DAMPING OFF]; BRUSSELS SPROUTS: [DAMPING OFF - PHYTOPHTHORA SPP., WILT ROOTROT OR DAMPING OFF]; CABBAGE: [DAMPING OFF - PHYTOPHTHORA SPP., WILT ROOTROT OR DAMPING OFF]; CAPSICUM OR PEPPER: [DAMPING OFF - PHYTOPHTHORA SPP., WILT ROOTROT OR DAMPING OFF]; CARROT: [DAMPING OFF - PHYTOPHTHORA SPP., WILT ROOTROT OR DAMPING OFF]; CAULIFLOWER: [DAMPING OFF - PHYTOPHTHORA SPP., WILT ROOTROT OR DAMPING OFF]; CUCURBIT: [DAMPING OFF - PHYTOPHTHORA SPP., WILT ROOTROT OR DAMPING OFF]; MACADAMIA NUT: [PHYTOPHTHORA ROOT ROT, TRUNK CANKER]; PEACH 5 YEARS OR OLDER: [LEATHER ROT, TRUNK AND STEM CANKER]; POTATO: [PINK ROT ON POTATO]; TOMATO: [DAMPING OFF - PHYTOPHTHORA SPP., WILT ROOTROT OR DAMPING OFF]; Poison schedule: 5; Withholding period: ; Host/pest details: AVOCADO: [PHYTOPHTHORA ROOT ROT]; BROCCOLI: [DAMPING OFF - PHYTOPHTHORA SPP., WILT ROOTROT OR DAMPING OFF]; BRUSSELS SPROUTS: [DAMPING OFF - PHYTOPHTHORA SPP., WILT ROOTROT OR DAMPING OFF]; CABBAGE: [DAMPING OFF - PHYTOPHTHORA SPP., WILT ROOTROT OR DAMPING OFF]; CAPSICUM OR PEPPER: [DAMPING OFF - PHYTOPHTHORA SPP., WILT ROOTROT OR DAMPING OFF]; CARROT: [DAMPING OFF - PHYTOPHTHORA SPP., WILT ROOTROT OR DAMPING OFF]; CAULIFLOWER: [DAMPING OFF - PHYTOPHTHORA SPP., WILT ROOTROT OR DAMPING OFF]; CUCURBIT: [DAMPING OFF - PHYTOPHTHORA SPP., WILT ROOTROT OR DAMPING OFF]; MACADAMIA NUT: [PHYTOPHTHORA ROOT ROT, TRUNK CANKER]; PEACH 5 YEARS OR OLDER: [LEATHER ROT, TRUNK AND STEM CANKER]; POTATO: [PINK ROT ON POTATO]; TOMATO: [DAMPING OFF - PHYTOPHTHORA SPP., WILT ROOTROT OR DAMPING OFF]; For control of phytophthora root rot of avocados, phytophthora root rot and trunk canker of macadamia nuts, phytophthora trunk rot of peaches, damping off of certain vegetable crops.
Authorization status:
Registered
Authorization number:
50433
Authorization date:
2019-07-01

For Official Use Only

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Company Name:

Product Name:

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APVMA Approval No:

UPL AUSTRALIA LIMITED

ZEEMIL 50G SYSTEMIC GRANULAR FUNGICIDE

DCNV-51101977E29

50433/103491

Product ID:

50433

Version No:

Application Started:

2015-Aug-03 13:56:43

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2015-Aug-27 13:10:34

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Label Name:

ZEEMIL 50G SYSTEMIC GRANULAR FUNGICIDE

Signal Headings:

CAUTION

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

Constituent

Statements:

50 g/kg METALAXYL

Mode of Action:

GROUP

4

FUNGICIDE

Statement of

Claims:

FOR CONTROL OF PHYTOPHTHORA ROOT ROT OF AVOCADOS, PHYTOPHTHORA

ROOT ROT AND TRUNK CANKER OF MACADAMIA NUTS, PHYTOPHTHORA TRUNK

ROT OF PEACHES, DAMPING OFF OF CERTAIN VEGETABLE CROPS AS SPECIFIED

IN THE DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Net Contents:

10 kg

25 kg

Restraints:

Directions for Use:

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Other Limitations:

Withholidng

Periods:

AVOCADOS, CABBAGE, CAULIFLOWER, BROCCOLI, BRUSSELS SPROUTS: DO NOT

HARVEST FOR 7 DAYS AFTER APPLICATION.

MACADAMIA NUTS: DO NOT HARVEST FOR 4 WEEKS AFTER APPLICATION.

PEACHES: DO NOT HARVEST FOR 6 WEEKS AFTER APPLICATION.

RLP

APPROVED

For Official Use Only

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POTATOES, CARROTS, TOMATOES: NOT REQUIRED WHEN USED AS DIRECTED.

Trade Advice:

General

Instructions:

Resistance

Warning:

ZEEMIL 50G is a member of the Phenylamide group of fungicides. For fungicide resistance

management ZEEMIL 50G is a Group 4 fungicide.

Some naturally occurring individual fungi resistant to ZEEMIL 50G and other Group 4

fungicides may exist through normal genetic variability in any fungal population. The

resistant individuals can eventually dominate the fungi population if these fungicides are

used repeatedly. These resistant fungi will not be controlled by ZEEMIL 50G and other

Group 4 fungicides, thus resulting in a reduction in efficacy and possible yield loss.

Since the occurrence of resistant fungi is difficult to detect prior to use, UPL Australia

Limited accepts no liability for any losses that may result from the failure of ZEEMIL 50G to

control resistant fungi.

Precautions:

Protections:

PROTECTION OF WILDLIFE, FISH, CRUSTACEANS AND ENVIRONMENT: DO NOT

contaminate streams, rivers or waterways with the chemical or used containers.

Storage and

Disposal:

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

sunlight.

Single-rinse or shake remainder into spray tank. Do not dispose of undiluted chemicals on

site. Puncture and deliver empty packaging to an approved waste management facility. If

an approved waste management facility is not available, bury the empty packaging 500 mm

below the surface in a disposal pit specifically marked and set up for this purpose, clear of

waterways, desirable vegetation and tree roots, in compliance with relevant local, state or

territory government regulations.

Do not burn empty containers or product.

Safety Directions:

First Aid

Instructions:

If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre. Phone Australia 13

1126.

First Aid Warnings:

CROP

DISEASE

STATE

RATE

WITHHOLDING

PERIOD

CRITICAL COMMENTS

Avocados

Replanting Infested

Sites

Phytophthora

Root Rot

Qld, NSW,

SA, WA

only

100 g per

square metre

of soil surface.

Apply at planting and repeat 8 to 12 weeks later.

Incorporate in the soil by cultivation or watering. DO

NOT use on unsterilised potting soil in avocado

nurseries

Avocados

Potted Nursery

trees, Dry Soil Mix

Phytophthora

Root Rot

10 g/10 L pot

or 1 kg per

cubic metre of

soil.

Potting soil should first be treated by using steam

sterilisation procedures. Dry Soil Mix: After

sterilisation and just before planting or re-potting,

incorporate thoroughly into the soil. Follow up with

two soil treatments 8 to 12 weeks apart. Soil

Treatment: if soil mix treatment has not been used at

planting, apply three times 8 to 12 weeks apart. Wet

the surface of the soil before applying the fungicide.

Avocados

Curative Treatment

Phytophthora

Root Rot

100 g per

square metre.

7 days

For established trees showing moderate to severe

symptoms of decline. Apply as a soil application at

beginning of summer wet season and again 8 to 12

weeks later until trees have recovered. Clear all

weed growth from under tree canopy. To ensure that

the fungicide is carried into the root zone of the tree

apply when rain is imminent or use irrigation.

Severely defoliated trees and limbs damaged by

exposure to full summer sunlight should be pruned

to remove damaged limbs prior to treatment and

exposed limbs painted with white plastic paint to

prevent sunburn. It is essential that good

management practices include proper mulching,

fertilisation and irrigation where required be followed

to allow satisfactory response to Root Rot control by

Zeemil 50G. In WA for dryland crops - apply in the

autumn and again in the spring; for irrigation crops -

apply in the spring and repeat the application at 3

monthly intervals during the summer/autumn period.

Avocados

Protective Treatment

Phytophthora

Root Rot

25 g to 50 g

per square

metre

7 days

For treatment of apparently healthy trees at risk from

Root Rot or showing signs of feeder root destruction

or for trees which have recovered following

application of Zeemil 50G curative treatment.

Use as a soil application at the beginning of summer

wet season and repeat at 3 to 6 month intervals. Use

the higher rates and more frequent treatments where

the risk of infection is highest.

Apply in alternate years only.

Ensure weed growth is removed from under the tree

and treat the entire area under the tree canopy. It is

essential that good management practices including

proper mulching, fertilisation and irrigation be

followed to allow satisfactory response to Root Rot

control by Zeemil 50G. In WA for dryland avocado

crops apply at times as indicated above for

CURATIVE TREATMENT in alternate years only.

Macadamia Nuts

Maintenance

Treatment

Phytophthora

Root Rot and

Trunk Canker

Qld, NSW,

WA only

25 g to 50 g

per square

metre

4 weeks

Macadamia Nuts

Curative Treatment

Phytophthora

Root Rot and

Trunk Canker

100 g per

square metre

4 weeks

Clear all weed growth and heavy trash from under

the tree. Apply as a soil treatment to the entire area

under the tree canopy. Apply at the beginning of

summer wet season and again 8 to 12 weeks later.

To ensure the fungicide is carried into the root zone

of the tree apply when rain is imminent or use

irrigation. Apply further treatment of Zeemil 50G as

required at 6 monthly intervals until trees have

recovered.

Peaches

5 years or older

Phytophthora

Trunk Rot

(P. cactorum)

Vic, SA,

WA only

100 g per tree

6 weeks

Apply the granules in the autumn after harvesting is

completed and again in the spring when trees have a

good leaf cover. Apply the granules evenly in a

shallow (5 cm) gutter dug around the base of the

tree trunk. To ensure movement into the soil apply

approximately 20 litres of water per tree or apply an

appropriate amount of water with overhead irrigation

within 24 hours of applying the granules.

Phytophthora

Trunk Rot

(P.

cinnamomi)

Qld only

Potatoes

Pink Rot

(Phytophthora

erythroseptica)

Tas, Vic,

WA only

20 kg per ha

For use in fields with a previous history of the

disease or where conditions favour the disease.

Granules should be applied at the time of sowing,

directly into the seed furrows as a narrow band

treatment close to the seed-piece. Follow up with a

program of Zeemil MZB 720 WP foliar application

commencing 4 to 6 weeks after planting.

Cucurbits,

Capsicums,

Cabbage,

Cauliflower,

Broccoli,

Brussels Sprouts

Damping off

(Pythium spp.

Phytophthora

spp.)

NSW, Qld,

WA only

2.5 g per 10

litres of

organic potting

mix used for

container

grown

seedlings

7 days

Thoroughly mix granules during preparation of

potting mix.

Pre-

transplant: 40

kg per ha or

120 g per 100

m of row

Apply in 30 cm wide band along the rows and

incorporate into soil.

Carrots

40 kg per ha

or 120 g per

100 m of row

Apply dry granules to the soil surface in a 30 cm

wide band at planting or early seeding stages.

Rainfall or irrigation is required after application to

incorporate into the soil.

Tomatoes

Seedbeds: 5

g to 10 g per

10 m

Container

grown

seedlings: 2.5

g per 10 L of

potting mix.

Pre-

transplant: 20

g to 40 kg per

ha or 60 g to

120 g per 100

m of row

Seedbeds: Broadcast granules evenly over seed

beds.

Container grown seedlings: Thoroughly mix

granules during preparation of potting mix.

Pre transplant: Apply in a 30 cm wide band and

incorporate into the soil to a depth of 5 to 10 cm.

Repeat after 21 days using the highest rate, apply in

a 30 cm wide band and irrigate into the soil.

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

THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED UNDER APPROPRIATE LEGISLATION.

Product Name: Zee-mil 50 G Systemic Granular Fungicide

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This revision issued: November, 2012

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

Issued by: United Phosphorus Ltd

Phone: (02)8824 7277

(business hours)

Poisons Information Centre: 13 1126 from anywhere in Australia, (0800 764 766 in New Zealand)

SECTION 1 - IDENTIFICATION OF CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY

United Phosphorus Ltd,

Suite 416, Level 4, 14 Lexington Drive

Norwest Business Park, Bella Vista, NSW 2153

Telephone (02)8824 7277

Fax (02)8814 6469

Substance:

Metalaxyl is a phenylamide derivative.

Trade Name:

Zee-mil 50 G Systemic Granular Fungicide

Product Code:

50433

Product Use:

Agricultural fungicide for use as described on the product label.

Creation Date:

June, 2005

This version issued:

November, 2012

and is valid for 5 years from this date.

Section 2 - Hazards Identification

Statement of Hazardous Nature

This product is classified as:

Xn, Harmful. Hazardous according to the criteria of SWA.

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

Risk Phrases:

R43. May cause sensitisation by skin contact.

Safety Phrases:

S24/25. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

SUSDP Classification:

ADG Classification:

None allocated. Not a Dangerous Good under the ADG Code.

UN Number:

None allocated

Emergency Overview

Physical Description & colour

: White granulated solid.

Odour:

Mild odour.

Major Health Hazards:

The oral LD

of Metalaxyl in rats is 669 mg/kg and the dermal LD

is greater than 3100

mg/kg, indicating slight toxicity by ingestion and dermal application. Rabbits exhibited slight eye and skin irritation, but

guinea pigs displayed no sensitization after Metalaxyl exposure. No information was available regarding the inhalation

toxicity of Metalaxyl. no significant risk factors have been found for this product.

Potential Health Effects

Persons sensitised to Metalaxyl should avoid contact with this product.

See section 11 for Chronic exposure studies.

Inhalation

Short term exposure:

Significant inhalation exposure is considered to be unlikely. Available data indicates that this

product is not harmful. However product may be mildly irritating, although unlikely to cause anything more than mild

transient discomfort.

Skin Contact:

Short term exposure:

Classified as a potential sensitiser by skin contact. Exposure to a skin sensitiser, once

sensitisation has occurred, may manifest itself as skin rash or inflammation, and in some individuals this reaction can

be severe. In addition product may be irritating, but is unlikely to cause anything more than mild transient discomfort.

Eye Contact:

Short term exposure

: Exposure via eyes is considered to be unlikely. This product may be mildly irritating to eyes,

but is unlikely to cause anything more than mild discomfort which should disappear once product is removed.

Ingestion:

Short term exposure

: Significant oral exposure is considered to be unlikely. This product is unlikely to cause any

irritation problems in the short or long term.

Carcinogen Status:

SWA:

No significant ingredient is classified as carcinogenic by SWA.

NTP:

No significant ingredient is classified as carcinogenic by NTP.

IARC:

No significant ingredient is classified as carcinogenic by IARC.

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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

Issued by: United Phosphorus Ltd

Phone: (02)8824 7277

(business hours)

Poisons Information Centre: 13 1126 from anywhere in Australia, (0800 764 766 in New Zealand)

Section 3 - Composition/Information on Ingredients

Ingredients

CAS No

Conc,%

TWA (mg/m

3

)

STEL (mg/m

3

)

Metalaxyl

57837-19-1

not set

not set

Non hazardous wax

5-10

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.

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 MSDS with you when you call.

Inhalation:

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

Skin Contact:

Gently brush away excess solids. Irritation is unlikely. However, if irritation does occur, flush with

lukewarm, gently flowing water for 5 minutes or until chemical is removed.

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. Obtain medical advice if irritation becomes painful or lasts more

than a few minutes.

Ingestion:

If product is swallowed or gets in mouth, wash mouth with water and give some water to drink. If

symptoms develop, or if in doubt contact a Poisons Information Centre or a doctor.

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 may be toxic if inhaled. Take appropriate protective measures.

Extinguishing Media

: Preferred extinguishing media are carbon dioxide, dry chemical, foam, water fog.

Fire Fighting

: When fighting fires involving significant quantities of this product, wear a splash suit complete with

self contained breathing apparatus.

Flash point

:

Not flammable.

Upper Flammability Limit:

No data.

Lower Flammability Limit:

No data.

Autoignition temperature:

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. Eye/face

protective equipment should comprise as a minimum, protective glasses and, preferably, goggles. If there is a

significant chance that vapours or mists are likely to build up in the cleanup area, we recommend that you use a

respirator. Usually, no respirator is necessary when using this product. However, if you have any doubts consult the

Australian Standard mentioned below (section 8).

Stop leak if safe to do so, and contain spill. Absorb onto sand, vermiculite or other suitable absorbent material. If spill

is too large or if absorbent material is not available, try to create a dike to stop material spreading or going into drains

or waterways. Sweep up and shovel or collect recoverable product into labelled containers for recycling or salvage,

and dispose of promptly. Recycle containers wherever possible after careful cleaning. Refer to product label for

specific instructions. 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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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

Issued by: United Phosphorus Ltd

Phone: (02)8824 7277

(business hours)

Poisons Information Centre: 13 1126 from anywhere in Australia, (0800 764 766 in New Zealand)

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

sunlight. Make sure that the product does not come into contact with substances listed under "Incompatibilities" in

Section 10. Some liquid preparations settle or separate on standing and may require stirring before use. Check

packaging - there may be further storage instructions on the label.

Section 8 - Exposure Controls and 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.

SWA Exposure Limits

TWA (mg/m

3

)

STEL (mg/m

3

)

Exposure limits have not been established by SWA for any of the significant ingredients in this product.

The ADI for Metalaxyl is set at 0.03mg/kg/day. The corresponding NOEL is set at 3mg/kg/day. ADI means Acceptable

Daily Intake and NOEL means No-observable-effect-level. Values taken from Australian ADI List, Sept 2011.

No special equipment is usually needed when occasionally handling small quantities. The following instructions are

for bulk handling or where regular exposure in an occupational setting occurs without proper containment systems.

Ventilation:

No special ventilation requirements are normally necessary for this product. However make sure that

the work environment remains clean and that vapours and mists are minimised.

Eye Protection:

Eye protection is not normally necessary when this product is being used. However, if in doubt,

wear suitable protective glasses or goggles.

Skin Protection:

If you believe you may have a sensitisation to this product or any of its declared ingredients, you

should prevent skin contact by wearing impervious gloves, clothes and, preferably, apron. Make sure that all skin

areas are covered. See below for suitable material types.

Protective Material Types:

We suggest that protective clothing be made from the following materials: rubber,

PVC.

Respirator:

Usually, no respirator is necessary when using this product. However, if you have any doubts consult

the Australian Standard mentioned above.

Section 9 - Physical and Chemical Properties:

Physical Description & colour

White granulated solid.

Odour:

Mild odour.

Boiling Point:

Not available.

Freezing/Melting Point:

No specific data. Solid at normal temperatures.

Volatiles:

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

Vapour Pressure:

No data.

Vapour Density:

No data.

Specific Gravity:

No data.

Water Solubility:

Very sparingly soluble.

pH:

No data.

Volatility:

No data.

Odour Threshold:

No data.

Evaporation Rate:

No data.

Coeff Oil/water distribution

1.75 at 25°C (log P octanol/water)

Autoignition temp:

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:

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

Incompatibilities:

strong acids, strong bases, strong oxidising agents.

Product Name: Zee-mil 50 G Systemic Granular Fungicide

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This revision issued: November, 2012

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

Issued by: United Phosphorus Ltd

Phone: (02)8824 7277

(business hours)

Poisons Information Centre: 13 1126 from anywhere in Australia, (0800 764 766 in New Zealand)

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. Water.

Carbon monoxide poisoning produces headache, weakness, nausea, dizziness, confusion, dimness of vision,

disturbance of judgment, and unconsciousness followed by coma and death.

Polymerisation:

This product will not undergo polymerisation reactions.

Section 11 - Toxicological Information

Toxicity:

Acute toxicity: The oral LD

of Metalaxyl in rats is 669 mg/kg and the dermal LD

is greater than 3100

mg/kg, indicating slight toxicity by ingestion and dermal application. Rabbits exhibited slight eye and skin irritation, but

guinea pigs displayed no sensitization after Metalaxyl exposure. No information was available regarding the inhalation

toxicity of Metalaxyl.

Chronic toxicity: A 90-day study of rats exposed to 0.1 to 2.5 mg/kg/day in diet, showed some cellular enlargement

in the liver at the highest dose. In a similar study with dogs fed diets of approximately 0.04 to 0.8 mg/kg/day for 6

months, the dogs were adversely affected by the highest dose. Manifestations included increased blood alkaline

phosphatase and increased liver-to-brain weight ratio.

Reproductive effects: A three-generation rat study where animals were fed up to 2.5 mg/kg/day showed no

compound related maternal toxicity or reproductive effects. These data suggest that Metalaxyl is unlikely to cause

reproductive effects.

Teratogenic effects: Rats given a dosage of 120 mg/kg/day by stomach tube on days 6 to 15 of gestation exhibited

no embryotoxicity or teratogenicity, nor did rabbits given a dosage of 20 mg/kg/day by the same route on days 6 to

18. These data suggest that Metalaxyl is not teratogenic.

Mutagenic effects: Studies including a dominant lethal assay in male mice indicate that Metalaxyl has no mutagenic

potential.

Carcinogenic effects: Available studies of the carcinogenicity of Metalaxyl are inconclusive.

Organ toxicity: The liver is the primary target organ for Metalaxyl in animal systems.

Fate in humans and animals: Studies with rats and goats showed rapid metabolism and excretion via the urine and

faeces. Metalaxyl is metabolized to a variety of products before excretion. Forty-day feeding studies with dairy cattle

at 15 ppm/day, showed less than 0.01 ppm was stored in the muscle and fat. The liver contained 0.13 to 0.20 ppm

and the kidney 0.26 to 0.83 ppm. Chickens fed for 28 days at 5 ppm in the diet had less than 0.05 ppm in the eggs,

skin, fat, breast, and thigh, and less than 0.1 ppm in the liver.

Section 12 - Ecological Information

Effects on birds: Metalaxyl is reported to be practically nontoxic to birds.

Effects on aquatic organisms: Metalaxyl is practically nontoxic to freshwater fish. The 96-hour LC

values in

rainbow trout, carp, and bluegill are all above 100 mg/L. Freshwater aquatic invertebrates are slightly more

susceptible to Metalaxyl. Daphnia magna, a small freshwater crustacean, has an LC

of 12.5 to 28 mg/L, depending

on the product formulation. This indicates that Metalaxyl is slightly toxic to this organism. There is little tendency for

Metalaxyl to accumulate in the edible portion of fish. Metalaxyl did not accumulate beyond seven times the

background concentration and it was quickly eliminated after exposed fish were placed in fresh (Metalaxyl-free) water.

Effects on other organisms: Metalaxyl is nontoxic to bees.

Environmental Fate:

Breakdown in soil and groundwater: Under field conditions, Metalaxyl has a half-life of 7 to 170 days in the soil

environment. A representative half-life in moist soils is about 70 days. Increased sunlight may increase the rate of

breakdown in the soil. It is poorly sorbed by soils and highly soluble in water ; these properties in combination with its

long persistence pose a threat of contamination to groundwater. It readily leaches in sandy soil, although increased

organic matter may decrease the rate of leaching. In a large-scale, national survey, Metalaxyl was detected in the

groundwater of several American states at concentrations of 0.27μg/L to 2.3 mg/L.

Breakdown in water: At pH levels of 5 to 9 and temperatures of 20 to 30°C, the half-life in water was greater than 4

weeks. However, exposure to sunlight reduced the half-life to 1 week.

Breakdown in vegetation: Plants absorb foliar applications through the leaves and stems, and can translocate the

compound throughout the plant. Metalaxyl is not absorbed directly from the soil by plants. The parent compound is

the major residue in potato tubers and grapes, but in potato leaves and on lettuce, metabolites are the major product.

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.

Product Name: Zee-mil 50 G Systemic Granular Fungicide

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This revision issued: November, 2012

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

Issued by: United Phosphorus Ltd

Phone: (02)8824 7277

(business hours)

Poisons Information Centre: 13 1126 from anywhere in Australia, (0800 764 766 in New Zealand)

Section 15 - Regulatory Information

AICS:

All of the significant ingredients in this formulation are to be found in the public AICS Database.

The following ingredients: Metalaxyl, are mentioned in the SUSDP.

Section 16 - Other Information

This MSDS 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, 7th Edition

AICS

Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances

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

SWA

Safe Work Australia, formerly ASCC and NOHSC

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

THIS MSDS SUMMARISES OUR BEST KNOWLEDGE OF THE HEALTH AND SAFETY HAZARD INFORMATION OF THE PRODUCT AND

HOW TO SAFELY HANDLE AND USE THE PRODUCT IN THE WORKPLACE. EACH USER MUST REVIEW THIS MSDS IN THE CONTEXT OF

HOW THE PRODUCT WILL BE HANDLED AND USED IN THE WORKPLACE.

IF CLARIFICATION OR FURTHER INFORMATION IS NEEDED TO ENSURE THAT AN APPROPRIATE RISK ASSESSMENT CAN BE MADE,

THE USER SHOULD CONTACT THIS COMPANY SO WE CAN ATTEMPT TO OBTAIN ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FROM OUR SUPPLIERS

OUR RESPONSIBILITY FOR PRODUCTS SOLD IS SUBJECT TO OUR STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS, A COPY OF WHICH IS SENT

TO OUR CUSTOMERS AND IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON REQUEST.

Please read all labels carefully before using product.

This MSDS is prepared in accord with the SWA document “National Code of Practice for the Preparation of

Material Safety Data Sheets” 2nd Edition [NOHSC:2011(2003)]

Copyright © Kilford & Kilford Pty Ltd, November, 2012.

http://www.kilford.com.au/

Phone (02)9251 4532

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