PRETILACHLOR 37% EW is a selective pre-emergence herbicide that is recommended for the control of grasses sedges and some broad-leaf weeds in transplanted rice. It contains 37% of the active ingredient pretilachlor which is equal to 400 g per litre of the formulation. * Caution: The product is irritant to the skin and eyes, hence contact with skin and eyes should be avoided.
Apply as pre-emergence spray between 0-5 days after transplanting using a knapsack sprayer fitted with a flat fan nozzle. Instruction for use: Avoid flooding the field up to 24 hours after application. Manner and time of application: When used as per the recommendations given below, Pretilachlor 37% EW provides the pre-emergence control of grasses, sedges, and some broad-leaf weeds in transplanted rice. Purpose: for agricultural use Re-entry period: As soon as the spray dries up in the crops
Do not use cooking utensils for preparing the spray solution. Use a stick for stirring the spray solution. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, and clothing. Avoid inhalation of fog and vapors. Wear hand gloves to avoid contact with the skin. Wear protective clothing, a mask, goggles, and boots, while handling the product. Do not eat, drink, or smoke while applying the product. Wash hands with soap and plenty of water and change clothes after the work is over. Avoid contamination of air and water bodies with herbicides. Also, wash the contaminated clothes. The repeated use of any herbicide or herbicide with the same mode of action could lead to the selection of resistant weeds. Certain agronomic practices may reduce the likelihood that resistant weeds will arise. In fields where resistant weeds are suspected, integrate strategies that are available to manage such populations. For specific recommendations, please contact our local representative.
No case of human poisoning is on record. In laboratory animals, symptoms such as diarrhea, decrease in spontaneous movement, tremors, clonic convulsions, and ruffled fur were observed.
1) The packages containing the herbicides should be stored in original containers in separate rooms or premises away from the rooms or premises used for storing other articles, particularly articles of food, or shall be kept in separate almirahs under lock and key.
2) The rooms or premises meant for storing the herbicide shall be well-built, dry, well-lit, and ventilated, and of sufficient dimension to avoid contamination with vapor.
FIRST AID: Remove the affected person to a well-ventilated area or fresh air and protect him from undercooling. In case of skin contact: Remove contaminated clothing and thoroughly wash the affected parts of the body with soap and water. In case of eye contact; Rinse your eyes with clean water for several minutes. In casein injection: Repeatedly administer medicinal charcoal in a large quantity of water. Get the coming of the medical doctor immediately. NOTE: Do not induce vomiting or never give anything by mount to an unconscious person.
Antidote: No specific antidote is known. Apply symptomatic therapy