Detailed Product Description
Tomato Plant Fungicide,
Powdery Mildew Fungicide
Diethofencarb 37.5% and Carbendazim 37.5% WP broad spectrum fungicide
Carbendazim is a widely used, broad-spectrum benzimidazole fungicide.
Carbendazim is used to control plant diseases in cereals and fruits, including citrus, bananas,
strawberries, pineapples, and pomes. It is also used in Queensland, Australia on macadamia plantations
. A 4.7% solution of carbendazim hydrochloride, sold as Eertavas, is marketed as a treatment for Dutch
Studies have found high doses of carbendazim cause infertility and destroy the testicles of laboratory animals.
Maximum pesticide residue limits (MRLs) have reduced since discovering its harmful effects. The
MRLs for fresh produce in the EU are now between 0.1 and 0.7 mg/kg with the exception of loquat,
which is 2 mg/kg. The limits for more commonly consumed citrus and pomme fruits are between 0.1
and 0.2 mg/kg.
Product name: Diethofencarb 37.5% + Carbendazim 37.5% WP
Pesticide category: Fungicide
CAS NO.: 87130-20-9;10605-21-7
Appearance (TC): White powder
Appearance (75%): Loose powder
Brand name: Greenriver/ as per customers request.
Control of Septoria, Fusarium, Erysiphe and Pseudocercosporella in cereals; Sclerotinia, Alternaria
and Cylindrosporium in oilseed rape; Cercospora and Erysiphe in sugar beet; Uncinula and Botrytis in grapes; Cladosporium and Botrytis in tomatoes; Venturia and Podosphaera in pome fruit and Monilia
and Sclerotinia in stone fruit. Application rates vary from 120-600 g/ha, depending on crop. A seed treatment (0.6-0.8 g/kg) will control Tilletia, Ustilago, Fusarium and Septoria in cereals, and Rhizoctonia
in cotton. Also shows activity against storage diseases of fruit as a dip (0.3-0.5 g/l).
Form Crystalline powder.
M.p. 302-307 °C (decomp.)
V.p. 0.09 mPa (20); 0.15 mPa (25); 1.3 mPa (50 °C); separate study gives <0.0001 mPa (20 °C)
S.g./density 1.45 (20 °C)
Solubility In water 29 mg/l (pH 4), 8 mg/l (pH 7), 7 mg/l (pH 8) (24 °C). In dimethylformamide 5, acetone 0.3, ethanol 0.3, chloroform 0.1, ethyl acetate 0.135, dichloromethane 0.068, benzene 0.036, cyclohexane <0.01, diethyl ether <0.01, hexane 0.0005 (all in g/l, 24 °C).
Stability Decomposes at m.p.; stable for at least 2 y below 50°C. Stable after 7 d at 20 000 lux. Slowly decomposed in alkaline solution (22 °C); DT50 >350 d (pH 5 and pH 7), 124 d (pH 9). Stable in acids, forming water-soluble salts. pKa 4.2, weak base
|Mode of Action:
||Systemic fungicide with protective and curative action. Absorbed through the roots and green tissues, with translocation acropetally. Acts by inhibiting development of the germ tubes, the formation of appressoria, and the growth of mycelia.
Oral Acute oral LD50 for rats 6400, dogs >2500 mg/kg.
Skin and eye Acute percutaneous LD50 for rabbits >10 000, rats >2000 mg/kg. Non-irritating to skin and eyes (rabbits). Not a skin sensitiser (guinea pigs).
Inhalation LC50 (4 h) for rats, rabbits, guinea pigs or cats, no effect with suspension (10 g/l water).
|Product name: Diethofencarb 37.5% + Carbendazim 37.5% WP
|Content of a.i. (IPA)
|Wetting time s