Detailed Product Description
Pesticides In Crops,
Metaldehyde Molluscicide Products For snail / slug , CAS 108-62-3
Metaldehyde is a molluscicide used to attract and kill slugs and snails. It is used in a varie
ty of vegetable and ornamental crops in the field or greenhouse, on fruit trees, small-fruit plants,
or in avocado or citrus orchards, berry plants and banana plants. It is applied to the soil around
plants. Care should be taken not to contaminate edible parts of the plant. It is used in the
form of granules, sprays and dusts, or mixed with bran as a bait. It works primarily in the sto
mach by producing toxic effects after it is ingested by the pest. Metaldehyde is available in p
Product name: metaldehyde 6%GR
EINECS No.: 203-600-2
Appearance (TC):White crystal
Appearance (6%GR): red granular
Brand name:Greenriver/ as per customers request.
Metaldehyde is very effective to mollusc like snail and slug etc. It can also be used in
artificial rainfall, manufacture of firework, industry, agriculture and horticulture.
||2,4,6,8-tetramethyl-1,3,5,7-tetraoxacyclooctane; acetaldehyde tetramer (but see Composition)
Mol. wt. 176.2 (tetramer)
M.f. C8H16O4 (tetramer); (C2H4O)x (homopolymer)
Form Crystalline powder.
M.p. 246 ºC (sealed tube)
B.p. Sublimes at 112-115ºC (atmospheric pressure), with partial depolymerisation
V.p. 6.6 103 mPa(25 °C)
S.g./density 1.27 (20 °C)
Solubility In water 222 mg /l (20 °C). In toluene 530, methanol 1730 (both in mg /l, 20 °C).
Stability Depolymerises and sublimes above 112 °C. F.p. 50-55 °C (Abel-Pensky closed cup)
|Mode of Action:
||Molluscicide with contact and stomach action. Metaldehyde-poisoned slugs secrete large quantities of slime, desiccate and die. Their mucus cells are irreversibly destroyed.
Oral Acute oral LD50 for rats 283, mice 425 mg/kg .
Skin and eye Acute percutaneous LD50 for rats >5000 mg/kg. Not a skin irritant (rabbits). Not a skin sensitiser (guinea pigs).
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