Labels. Josette Hackett Pesticide R&D Consultant. BEFORE you BUY. What Safety Equipment will you need ?. Before you BUY. What problems may arise for children, pets, non-target plants, insects and animals in the area. Before you BUY. What areas pesticide can and can not be applied.
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Pesticide R&D Consultant
What problems may arise for children, pets, non-target plants, insects and animals in the area
and can not
Are there restrictions for use ?
Can Pesticide be Applied
Safely and Legally ?
Restricted Use Pesticide
May Injure (Phytotoxic) Susceptible,
Non –Target Plants
2.Product or Brand Name
Brand Name – Tordon 22K
Common Name – Picloram
Chemical Name – 4 amino-3,5,6-trichloropicolinic acid
3.Type of Pesticide
Active Ingredient and Amount
Official Chemical and/or Common Name
Percent of Inert Ingredients
Picloram - 24.4%
Inert Ingredients - 75.6%
How much of the product is in the container
This product contains 2 lbs of picloram per gallon
5.EPA Registration Number
Indicates that the pesticide is registered with the EPA and can be legally sold or applied according to label directions
First Number identifies the company
Second Number identifies the product
EPA Reg. No. 62719-6
5.EPA Registration Number
Identifies the establishment or facility where the pesticide was manufactured
EPA Est. 279-607
6.Keep out of reach of children
Warning statement REQUIRED on ALL pesticide containers
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
Indicates approximate toxicity
DANGER-POISON along with skull and crossbones
Corrosive and can cause irreversible eye damage or severe skin injury
Moderately toxic can cause
moderate eye or skin irritation
Slightly toxic or may cause
Slight eye or skin irritation
Identify potential hazards and recommend ways that risks can be minimized or avoided.
List first aid treatment that should be administered to someone accidentally exposed to pesticide
If in the eyes: Flush with plenty of water Call a physician if irritation persists
Note to physicians
Provides emergency medical personnel with poison treatment information, antidotes, and often provides an emergency phone number
In case of emergency endangering health or the environment involving this product, call 1-800-992-5994. If you with to obtain additional product information, visit or web site at www.dowagro.com.
Hazards to humans and domestic animals
Routes of entry (mouth, skin, lungs, eyes) most likely to be harmed
Personal Protective Equipment
REQUIRED to handle or apply pesticide
Causes Moderate Eye Irritation. Avoid contact with eyes or clothing. Prolonged or frequent repeated skin contact may cause allergic skin reactions in some individuals
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Applicators and other handlers must wear; long-sleeved shirt an long pants, waterproof gloves, shoes plus socks
Risks to wildlife, birds, fish, bees or to the environment
Practical ways to avoid harm
This pesticide is toxic to some plants at very low concentrations. Non-target plants may be adversely affected if pesticide is allowed to drift from area s of application . Do not contaminate water when disposing o equipment washwaters. Picloram is know to leach through the soil…..
Physical or chemical hazards
Any special fire, explosion, or chemical hazards the product may pose.
10.Directions for use
“It is a violation of federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling”
Use directions and instructions are NOT ADVICE they areREQUIREMENTS
It is a violation of federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. Do not apply this product in a way that will contact workers or other persons either directly or through drift.
WPS does NOT cover pesticides applied in several situations.
Pastures, rangelands or livestock
Research uses of unregistered pesticides
Section also states the amount of time that must pass before workers are allowed to re-enter treated areas.
Also know as Restricted Entry Interval or REI
11.Agricultural Use Requirements
Worker Protection Standards (WPS) protect employees on farms and in forests, nurseries and greenhouses form exposure to both general and restricted use pesticides.
Applicable when pesticide is used to produce an agricultural commodity.
12.Storage and Disposal
General instructions for appropriate storage and disposal of pesticide and containers
Do not contaminate water, food, feed or fertilizer…
Wastes resulting from the use of this product may be disposed of on site or at an approved waste disposal facility.
Triple rinse all containers and dispose of according to local regulations
13.General Use Instructions
(The GUTS of the label)
Section statesthe pests that the manufacturer claims the product will control, the crop, animal, or site the product is intended to protect, when, where, how and in what form the product should be applied, the proper equipment to be used, the correct dosage, mixing directions, compatibility with other often used products, and the minimum time between applications.
Maximum Use Rates
Non-Cropland Areas: Total use of Tordon 22K , including retreatments or spot treatments, must not exceed 2 quarts per acre per annual growing season.
Rangeland and Permanente Grass Pastures: For control of noxious weeds, …………..
Name and address of the manufacturer of the Pesticide
Dow AgroSciences LLC Indianapolis, IN 46268 U.S.A.
READ, UNDERSTAND, and FOLLOW label beforethe pesticide is purchased, mixed, applied, stored or disposed of.
The label that is attached to the
pesticide container you purchase
is the label that is applicable. Do NOT rely on old labels for information.
MONTGUIDE – Pesticide Labels (MT9720)
by Reeves Petroff, Pesticide Education Specialist
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