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Action

Fungicide

Use

Variety of fungus diseases on small fruits, berries, ornamentals, vegetables. Slurry, dry treatment, and plant-box application for seed treatment.

Formulation

Dust, flowable, wettable powder.

Identification

Common Names

Captan (BSI, ISO-E, ISO-F, pa ISO, JMAF); Captane (ISO-F, pa ISO); Captab (South Africa)

Exp. Code Number

SR 406

CAS Code

133-06-2

Other Code Numbers

ENT 26538; SHA 081301

Chemistry

Composition

N-trichloromethylthio-4-cyclohexene-1,2-dicarboximide (CAS 8CI)

Properties

Pure: white solid. Melting point 175°C. Tech guaranteed 90% (92%). Very low solubility in organic solvents. Insoluble in petroleum oils. Solubility at 25°C: in xylene 20 g/kg; chloroform 70 g/kg; acetone 20 g/kg; cyclohexanone 20 g/kg; 2-propanol 1 g/kg.

Mode of Action / Resistance Management

Chemical Group

phthalimides

Mode of Action

multi-site contact activity

Action Group

FRAC Code M4

Target Site

multi-site contact activity

Risk Note

Low risk

Environmental Guidelines

Hazard

Fish: LC50 0.066-0.080 ppm (96 h) (rainbow trout); 0.047-0.111 ppm (bluegill). Bird: LC50 >2400 ppm (quail)

Water Solubility

<5 mg/l at room temperature

Safety Guidelines

Signal Word

DANGER

Toxicity Class

I

Toxicity

(Rat): Oral LD50 9000 mg/kg

Handling/Storage Caution

Avoid contact with skin or clothing. Wash hands and face thoroughly with soap and water after use and before eating or smoking. Store in a cool, dry place

Protective Clothing

Chemical-resistant gloves. Approved respirator. Protective eyewear.

Emergency Guidelines

First Aid

Get medical aid if irritation persists. Eyes: flush immediately with running water for 15 minutes. Skin: wash affected area thoroughly with soap and water