1 Ethosat 500 . mapp 13050 . H. E. A suspension concentrate formulation containing 500 g/l PL. ( % w/w) ethofumesate. A herbicide for control of annual grass and Toxic to aquatic life with long broad-leaved weeds in lasting effects. sugar beet, fodder beet, Keep out of reach of children. red beet and mangels and Dispose of contents/container to a in amenity grassland. licensed hazardous waste disposal contractor or collection site except for empty, clean containers which can be M. disposed of as non-hazardous waste. To avoid risks to human health and the environment, comply with the instructions for use. The (COSHH) Control of SA. Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations may apply to the use of this product at work. FR S2794A/6 Adama AGRICULTURAL SOLUTIONS UK LTD. Unit 15, Thatcham Business Village, Colthrop Way, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 4LW. Telephone: (01635) 860555 Technical Helpline: (01635) 876622.
2 PROTECT FROM FROST. For advice on medical emergencies, fires or major spills telephone SHAKE WELL BEFORE USE. the National Chemical Emergency Centre on 01865 407333. Batch No: see packaging 5 litres . This leaflet/booklet is part of the approved label. For advice on medical emergencies, fires or major spills telephone the National Chemical Emergency Centre on 01865 407333. IMPORTANT INFORMATION. FOR PROFESSIONAL USE ONLY AS AN AGRICULTURAL/HORTICULTURAL HERBICIDE. Maximum Maximum Latest time Crops individual dose total dose of application (litres product/ha) (litres product/. ha/crop). E. Sugar beet, fodder beet, Before crop leaves meet red beet, mangels between the rows Grassland (seed crops) - Amenity grassland - PL. Other specific restrictions: On grassland and amenity grassland, the maximum total dose MUST NOT exceed kg ethofumesate per hectare per year, or a total of kg per hectare in any three year period.
3 On land other than grassland and amenity grassland DO NOT apply more than 1 kg of ethofumesate per hectare in any three year period. This product must not be used on grassland where treated grass may be consumed by livestock (either by direct grazing or consumption of grass cuttings). The product must not be applied to red beet later than 84 days before harvest. M. READ THE LABEL BEFORE USE. USING THIS PRODUCT IN A MANNER THAT IS INCONSISTENT WITH THE. LABEL MAY BE AN OFFENCE. FOLLOW THE CODE OF PRACTICE FOR USING PLANT PROTECTION PRODUCTS. SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Storage and Disposal KEEP IN ORIGINAL CONTAINER, tightly closed, Operator Protection SA. in a safe place. WASH CONCENTRATE from skin or eyes immediately. WASH OUT CONTAINER THOROUGHLY, empty WASH HANDS AND EXPOSED SKIN before eating, washings into spray tank and dispose of safely. drinking or smoking and after work. DO NOT RE-USE CONTAINER for any purpose.
4 DO NOT BREATHE SPRAY. Environmental Protection Do not contaminate water with the product or its container. Do not clean application equipment near surface water. Avoid contamination via drains from farmyards and roads. DO NOT USE on grassland where treated grass may be consumed by livestock (either by direct grazing or consumption of grass cuttings). 1. DIRECTIONS FOR USE Nutrient deficiency If a crop is suffering from a nutrient deficiency, IMPORTANT: This information is approved as part ETHOSAT 500 may cause a check to the crop of the Product Label. All instructions within this from which it may not fully recover. Correct any section must be read carefully in order to obtain deficiency before ETHOSAT 500 treatment. safe and successful use of this product. ETHOSAT 500 can be used as a pre- or post-weed Pest or disease attack emergence herbicide in sugar beet, fodder beet, red If the crop has been damaged by pest or disease, beet and mangels.
5 It can also be used in amenity application of ETHOSAT 500 may result in a check grassland situations which include grassland grown to growth from which it may not fully recover. for non-crop use which covers the following: Wind or hail - areas of semi-natural or planted grassland E. Physical damage can occur to the crop as a result subject to minimal or non-intensive management. of strong wind action, from wind-blown soil and from hail damage. In these circumstances, wait - areas that may be accessed by the public until the crop has recovered before application. such as golf roughs. - air fields and predominantly grassed railway Light intensity PL. embankments and roadside verges. If crop is under stress for any reason, application under conditions of high light intensity may result It must not be used on grassland for agricultural in a check to growth from which it may not fully use or animal consumption.
6 Recover. RESTRICTIONS AND WARNINGS Temperature Weather conditions When significant variation occurs between day and As with many residual herbicides, adverse night temperature, for a few days before or after weather, soil or cultural conditions may lead to application, the crop may suffer a check to growth unsatisfactory results or a check to growth from from which it may not fully recover. M. which recovery may not be complete. Other herbicides Do not apply when the air temperature is above When used after other beet herbicides, the crop 21 C or is likely to rise above this temperature on may be suffering from stress that is not always the day of treatment. In these situations, wait for more suitable conditions ( spray in the obvious or predictable. In this situation, application late afternoon or early evening, provided that the of ETHOSAT 500 may result in a more serious check temperature has dropped below 21 C).
7 Do not apply to growth than would be expected. SA. during frosty conditions or if frost is forecast or Crop Failure likely to occur within 7 days of treatment. If crop failure occurs by reason of insect damage, Drift soil blow, capping etc., re-drill only with sugar beet, Avoid drift to areas outside those being sprayed, red beet, fodder beet or mangels. having due regard to the prevailing weather For grassland grown as an under-sown crop, apply conditions and spray quality being used. when the cover crop has been removed. Crop Conditions Clover any clover present will be killed or severely Apply to healthy crops that are growing normally. checked. DO NOT apply to any crop that is under stress from any cause. Stress can be caused by many factors In grassland, some slight check of the crop might (examples below). In situations where more than be noted, but this is generally transient and quickly one stress factor is present, the check to crop outgrown.
8 Growth can be severe, possibly leading to some loss of crop and a reduction in yield. 2. Amenity ryegrass owing to lack of competition, before or two months after the use of ETHOSAT. amenity ryegrass varieties grown for seed may 500, provided conditions are suitable for the grass need to be treated in the spring as well as in the seeds to germinate. The over-sown grasses should autumn to give adequate control of weed grasses. be drilled not broadcast. Farmyard manure if farmyard manure is to be Soil types and soil conditions applied before re-seeding, ensure there is a gap of ETHOSAT 500 should not be used on sands, very one month before ETHOSAT 500 is applied, and it light soils containing a high percentage of stones, should be buried by mould board ploughing. Do not or on soils containing above 5% organic matter apply slurry two months before or one month after (this level can only be determined by chemical ETHOSAT 500 is applied.)
9 Analysis). Do not use ETHOSAT 500 on heavy soils. Grass seed crops no guarantee is given that Sufficient soil moisture is necessary for residual E. certification will be obtained after using ETHOSAT 500. activity. The seedbed should have a good tilth and Cutting do not cut grass for 14 days after applying be firm and free of clods. Ensure that the soil is not ETHOSAT 500. Where the sward is to be cut it is acidic by correcting any lime deficiency prior to preferable to do this before rather than after drilling, because ETHOSAT 500 may cause a growth check to crops on acidic soils. Ensure any surface PL. applying ETHOSAT 500. Any cuttings must not be fed to livestock. trash is buried before applying. Rolling if required this should be carried out 7 days Storage before or after using ETHOSAT 500, and increased if Store in a safe dry place designated as a chemical frost is expected. store. Re-seeding into established grassland delay WEED CONTROL.
10 Application until the seedlings have at least 2-3 The following weed susceptibilities apply if leaves and the crop is healthy. ETHOSAT 500 is used pre-emergence in mixture with either chloridazon or lenacil, as detailed in the Re-seeding grass ETHOSAT 500 may be applied M. table below. It is advisable to apply ETHOSAT 500. post-emergence whether traditional cultivations, as part of a weed control programme, following minimum cultivations or direct drilling techniques a suitable pre-emergence herbicide. If weeds are are used, although weed control may be reduced present at the time of application, control may be where minimum tillage or direct drilling have been reduced, and we advise tank-mixing with a suitable carried out. Ryegrass may be safely sown any time contact herbicide (see tank-mix section). after ETHOSAT 500 treatment. Cock's-foot, timothy SA. or meadow fescue may be sown three months Sugar beet, red beet*, fodder beet and mangels Soil type ETHOSAT 500 plus Pyramin DF or Venzar Flowable L/ha kg/ha L/ha Very light/light (LS-ZL).