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Action

Fungicide

Use

Reduces loss from seed decay, damping off and blight. As fungicide, for diseases of apples, celery, onions, peaches, strawberries, tomatoes, and large brown patch snow mold and dollar spot on turf.

Formulation

Dust, flowable, wettable powder, water dispersible granules, and water suspension.

Identification

Common Names

Thiram (BSI, ISO, ISO-F); Thirame (ISO-F); Thiuram (JMAF); TMTD (USSR)

CAS Code

137-26-8

Other Code Numbers

EINECS 205-286-2; ENT 987; SHA 079801

Chemistry

Compositions

Bis(dimethylthiocarbamoyl) disulfide (IUPAC); Tetramethylthioperoxydicarbonic diamide ([[(CH3)2N]C(S)]2S2) (CAS)

Molecular Formula

C6H12N2S4

Mode of Action / Resistance Management

Chemical Group

dithio-carbamates and relatives

Mode of Action

multi-site contact activity

Action Group

FRAC Code M3

Target Site

multi-site contact activity

Risk Note

Low risk

Environmental Guidelines

Hazard

Fish: LC50 (96 h) 0.13 mg/l (bluegill sunfish), 0.046 mg/l (rainbow trout). Birds: Oral LD50 673 mg/kg (male ring-necked pheasants), >2800 mg/kg (mallard ducks), >100 mg/kg (starlings), 100 mg/kg (redwing blackbirds); Dietary LC50 (5 d) >5000 ppm (ring-necked pheasants, mallard ducks, Japanese quail), >3950 ppm (bobwhite quail). Bees: LD50 (oran and contact) >100 µg/bee.

Safety Guidelines

Signal Word

CAUTION

Toxicity Class

III

Toxicity

(Rat): Oral LD50 3700 mg/kg (male), 1800 mg/kg (female); Dermal LD50 >2000 mg/kg; Inhalation LC50 (4 h) 5.04 mg/l air (male), 3.46 mg/l air (female).

Handling/Storage Caution

Use with adequate ventilation, avoid breathing dust. Avoid contact with eyes, skin or clothing, wash thoroughly after handling. Contact may cause allergic reaction.

Spill Control/Cleanup

Solid spillage should be picked up with an industrial vacuum cleaner and disposed of in accordance with local regulations.

Protective Clothing

Chemical-resistant headgear for overhead exposure. Long-sleeved shirt and long pants. Chemical-resistant gloves. Protective eyewear. Shoes plus socks.

Emergency Guidelines

First Aid

Get medical aid.