Use & Mixing

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Larvin Brand 3.2 Thiodicarb Insecticide/Ovicide

SPRAY PREPARATION: TO ASSURE A UNIFORM PRODUCT, AGITATE OR SHAKE ALL CONTAINERS OF THIS PRODUCT PRIOR TO USE. Remove oil, rust, scale, pesticide residues and other foreign matter from sprayer and strainer. Flush with clean water. Use 50 mesh screens or equivalent slotted strainers in spray system. To prepare for spraying, fill tank to approximately 1/2 the needed volume of water. Add the required amount of this insecticide and mix thoroughly by mechanical or hydraulic agitation. Finish filling tank with water to desired volume and thoroughly mix. Do not store spray mixture for prolonged periods. If tank mixes are to be used, LARVIN(R) brand 3.2 Thiodicarb Insecticide/Ovicide must be fully dispersed in water first, followed by the addition of the intended tankmix material.
Reentry PPE
PPE required for early entry to treated areas that is permitted under the Worker Protection Standard and that involves contact with anything that has been treated, such as plants, soil, or water, is coveralls, chemical resistant gloves made out of any waterproof material, shoes plus socks and protective eyewear.
Mixers, loaders, and others exposed to the concentrate, and cleaners/repairers of equipment must wear a long-sleeve shirt and long pants, chemical resistant footwear plus socks, chemical resistant gloves made out of any waterproof material, chemical-resistant apron and a dust/mist filtering respirator (MSHA/NIOSH approval number prefix TC-21C), or a NIOSH approved respirator with any R, P or HE filter. Applicators, flaggers and others exposed to the dilute must wear a long-sleeve shirt and long pants and shoes plus socks. In addition, applicators using hand held equipment must wear chemical resistant gloves made out of any waterproof material.
COMPATIBILITY: Thiodicarb Insecticide when diluted with an equal volume of water, is physically compatible with a wide range of commonly used spray products, but the full range of compatibilities under local conditions is not known. Therefore, it is essential that before using LARVIN(R) brand 3.2 Thiodicarb Insecticide/Ovicide in any tank mixture the compatibility of the mixture be established. Add a small amount of this product to an equal volume of water in a small container and then add the other pesticide or spray product and mix thoroughly.DO NOT USE MIXTURES THAT CURDLE, PRECIPITATE, OR GREASE. THIS PRODUCT IS NOT COMPATIBLE WITH NONEMULSIFIED VEGETABLE OR CROP OIL DILUENTS. FOR BEST RESULTS, SPRAY MIXTURES SHOULD BE USED IMMEDIATELY AFTER MIXING WITH ADEQUATE AGITATION.NOTE: Thiodicarb Insecticide is hydrolytically sensitive to degradation of active ingredient by strong acids, strong bases, and certain heavy metal oxides and salts of certain fungicides. Degradation can cause reduced effectiveness, plant phytotoxicity and increased handling hazards. DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT IN SPRAY MIXTURES WITH PRODUCTS CONTAINING THE ABOVE INGREDIENTS INCLUDING formulations with the active ingredient maneb (i.e., Maneb, Mancozeb), Copper Count N-8 and Bordeaux mixture. Manzate 200 and Dithane M-45 wettable powders may be used if sprayed immediately after mixing. DO NOT ADD LARVIN(R) BRAND 3.2 THIODICARB INSECTICIDE/OVICIDE TO WATER WITH pH VALUES BELOW 3.0 OR ABOVE 8.5. If necessary, water should be buffered within this range before adding LARVIN(R) brand 3.2.
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