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Actions

Acaricide/Miticide; Insecticide

Use

For use on artichokes, beans, brassica, caneberries, canola, citrus, corn, cotton, cucurbits, eggplant, grapes, hops, okra, lettuce, pears, peas, peppers, potatoes, rapeseed, soybeans, spinach, strawberries, sweet potatoes, tobacco, tomatoes, lawns, nursery and greenhouse ornamentals, tree nuts.  

Formulation

Emulsifiable concentrate, emulsions in water, granules, liquid oil flowable, wettable powder.

Identification

Common Names

Bifenthrin (ANSI, BSI, ISO-E draft); Bifenthrine (ISO-F draft)

Exp. Code Number

FMC 54800 (FMC Corp.)

CAS Code

82657-04-3

Other Code Number

SHA 128825

Chemistry

Composition

[1α,3α-(Z)]-(±)-(2 methyl[1,1'-biphenyl]-3-yl) methyl 3-(2-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoro-1-propenyl)-2,2-dimethylcyclopropanecarboxylate (CAS)

Class

Pyrethroid.

Properties

Off-white to pale tan waxy solid; very faint slightly sweet odor. Melting point 57°-64°C. Vapor pressure 1.81 x 10-7 mm Hg (25°C); specific gravity 1.212 g/ml (25°C). Soluble in acetone, chloroform, ether, methylene chloride, and toluene.

Mode of Action / Resistance Management

Chemical Group

pyrethroids; pyrethrins

Mode of Action

sodium channel modulators

Action Group

IRAC Group 3A

Environmental Guidelines

Hazard

Tech: Fish: LC50 0.15 ppb (96 h) (rainbow trout); 0.35 ppb (bluegill). Bird: (Oral) LD50 >2150 mg/kg (mallard); 1800 mg/kg (bobwhite). Dietary (8 day): LC50 1280 ppm (mallard); 4450 ppm (bobwhite)

Water Solubility

<0.1 ppb

Safety Guidelines

Signal Word

WARNING

Toxicity Class

II

Toxicity

(Rat): Oral LD50 375 mg/kg. (Rabbit): Dermal >2000 mg/kg

Handling/Storage Caution

Keep out of reach of children and animals. Store in original containers in cool, dry place and avoid excess heat. Carefully open containers. After partial use, replace lids and close tightly. Do not put concentrate or diluted material into food or drink containers. Do not contaminate other pesticides, fertilizers, water, food or feed by storage or disposal

Emergency Guidelines

Flashpoint

Tech: 165°F

Fire Extenguishing Media

Foam, carbon dioxide and dry chemical

First Aid

Get medical aid. Eyes: flush immediately with plenty of water. Skin: wash thoroughly with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Ingestion: drink 1-2 glasses of water; induce vomiting. Inhalation: remove to fresh air