Highly Effective Insecticide Bendiocarb (98%TC, 80%WP, 20%EC)
MP.: 124.6-128.7º C
VP.: 4.6 MPa (25º C ) (gas saturation with git detection)
SG.: 0.69 (20º C )
Formulation types: 80%WP, 20%EC
Solubility.: In water 0.28 g/l (pH 7, 20º C ).
Stability: Hydrolysed rapidly in alkaline media, and more slowly in neutral and acidic media. DT50 (tested under EPA guidelines) (25º C ) 4 d (pH 7), the products being 2, 3-isopropylidenedioxyphenol, methylamine and carbon dioxide. Stable to light and heat.
Acute oral LD50 for rats 40-156, mice 45, Guinea pigs 35, rabbits 35 40 mg/kg.
Acute percutaneous LD50 for rats 566-800 mg/kg. Non-irritating to skin and eyes.
Purpose: Active against many public health, industrial and storage pests, such as Formicidae, Blattodea, Culicidae, Muscidae, Siphonaptera. Particularly useful inside buildings, due to its Iow odour and lack of corrosive and staining properties. Also used in turf and ornamentals for control of a broad spectrum of pests. In agriculture, it is used as a seed treatment and in granular formulations for the control of soil dwelling pests and some foliar pests (Agriotes spp, Atomaria linearis, Oscinella frit), particularly in maize and sugar beet. Also used as a foliar spray on other crops to control Thysanoptera and other pests. Phytotoxicity Non phytotoxic when used as directed. Not to be used on coleus.
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