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Action

Herbicide

Use

Selective control of many grasses and certain annual broadleaf weeds in rice, ornamentals, turf  and other crops.

Formulation

Emulsifiable concentrate, wettable powder.

Identification

Common Name

Dithiopyr (ANSI, BSI, ISO-E, ISO-F)

CAS Code

97886-45-8

Chemistry

Composition

S,S’-dimethyl 2-(difluoromethyl)-4-(2-methylpropyl)-6-(trifluoro-methyl)-3,5-pyridinedicarbothioate (CAS)

Properties

(a.i.) Pale, yellow, crystalline solid; faint sulfur-like odor. Melting point 65°C. Vapor pressure (25°C) 4 x 10-6 mm Hg.

Mode of Action / Resistance Management

Chemical Group

pyridine

Mode of Action

microtubule assembly inhibition

Action Group

HRAC Group K1; WSSA Group 3

Environmental Guidelines

Hazard

Tech: Fish: LC50 (96 h) 0.7 mg/l (bluegill). Bird: Oral LD50 >2250 (bobwhite quail). Bee: Dermal LD50 81 µg/bee (honeybee)

Water Solubility

0.7 ppm

Safety Guidelines

Signal Word

WARNING

Toxicity Class

II

Toxicity

(Rat): Oral LD50 >5000 mg/kg. Dermal LD50 >5000 mg/kg

Handling/Storage Caution

Store abovd 32°F

Emergency Guidelines

First Aid

Get medical aid. Eyes: flush immediately with plenty of water. Skin: wash thoroughly with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Inhalation: remove to fresh air. Ingestion: give large quantities of water; do NOT induce vomiting