Thiamethoxam 75% w/w SG is a broad spectrum systemic insecticide, recommended for its use to control termites in Groundnut, Termite & Early shoot borers in sugarcane, Greenleaf hopper & brown plant hopper in rice, and Jassids & thrips in cotton crop.
Crop(s) Common Name of Pest Dosage/HA Dilution in Water Waiting Period between last spray to harvest Re-entry after each Applicatio n (In Hours) AI Formulation Cotton Jassids & Thrips 94 125 50-100 ml/Plant 109 - Sugarcane Termite & Early shoot borer 120 160 500-1000 230 - Rice Green leaf hopper and Brown plant hopper 113 150 Dissolve in 500 ml water and mix with 20 kg sand/h 60 - Groundnut Termite 94 125 500-1000 57 -
Direction for use in Groundnut, Sugarcane & cotton: Measure out the required quantity of the product and mix it well with a small quantity of water. Add the remaining quantity of water as specified with thorough agitation and apply as soil drenching in crops. Direction for use in Rice: Measure out the required quantity of the product and dissolve it in 500ml of water to make a solution for mixing and broadcasting with sand @20 kg/ha. Time of Application It contains 750 g of Thiamethoxam as an active ingredient in one kg of the product.
Do not use cooking utensils for preparing solutions. Use sticks for stirring the solution. Wear gloves to avoid contact with the skin. Also, avoid inhalation and contact with the eyes. Wear protective clothing, a mask, goggles, and boots while preparing the solution. Do not blow nozzles with your mouth. Do not eat, drink or smoke while handling or applying the product. Do not store unused solutions. Clean sprayer, buckets, and other utensils with water daily after use. Wash hands with soap and plenty of water and change clothes after the work is over. Also, wash the contaminated clothes. Do not allow drifting onto rivers, lakes, ponds ditches, or other waterways. Do not allow discharging of leftover applied material or empty containers to contaminated waterways. The product should not be applied during the flowering of the crop. Do not use the product where bees are actively foraging. Do not allow drift to flowering weeds, hedges, or flowering crops in the vicinity of the treatment area. Do not apply if a high amount of aphid honeydew is present in the treatment area. Do not apply on flowering crops between 5 days before the start of flowering and 5 days after flowering. In case of any sign of poisoning immediately consult the doctor.
Poisoning may cause symptoms of a decrease in spontaneous movement, toxic to convulsion and ptosis.
1. The packages containing the insecticides should be stored in their original containers in separate rooms or premises away from the rooms or premises used for storing other articles, particularly, food, or shall be kept in separate almirahs under lock and key.
2. The rooms or premises meant for storing the insecticides shall be well-lit, dry, well-lit, and ventilated and of sufficient dimensions to avoid contamination with vapors.
No specific antidote is known. Apply symptomatic therapy.