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APVMA Code :53265
Active Constituent(s):
100g/Lalpha-cypermethrin
Group 3A Insecticide
Registered For
Commercial Use Domestic Use

Overview For the control of certain insect pests including heliothis (Helicoverpa spp.) on various crops and red legged earth mite and blue oat mite on certain field crops and pastures and certain pests on fruit and vegetable crops.
Chemical Group synthetic pyrethroid
General Instructions AlphaSip Duo 100 Insecticide is a contact and residual insecticide. It can be used as a protective treatment when applied at regular intervals or as a knockdown treatment to control existing infestations.

Insecticide Resistance Warning
For insecticide resistance management AlphaSip Duo 100 Insecticide is a Group 3A insecticide. Some naturally occurring insect biotypes resistant to AlphaSip Duo 100 Insecticide and other Group 3A insecticides may exist through normal genetic variability in any insect population. The resistant individuals can eventually dominate the insect population if AlphaSip Duo 100 Insecticide or other Group 3A Insecticides are used repeatedly. The effectiveness of AlphaSip Duo 100 Insecticide on resistant individuals could be significantly reduced. Since occurrence of resistant individuals is difficult to detect prior to use, Sipcam Pacific Australia Pty Ltd accepts no liability for any losses that may result from the failure of AlphaSip Duo 100 Insecticide to control resistant insects. AlphaSip Duo 100 Insecticide may be subject to specific resistance management strategies. For further information contact your local supplier, Sipcam Pacific Australia Pty Ltd representative or local department of agriculture agronomist. In NSW and Qld, application of this product to Helicoverpa armigera larvae longer than 5mm may not only be ineffective but it may increase the level of synthetic pyrethroid resistance. This product should NOT be used to treat infestations that were not controlled by an earlier application of it or another synthetic pyrethroid. Infestations not controlled by this product should be treated with an insecticide form another chemical group such as NUDRIN* will assist with the management of synthetic pyrethroid resistant Helicoverpa armigera.

Mixing
Add the required quantity of AlphaSip Duo 100 Insecticide to water in the spray tank and mix thoroughly. Maintain agitation during mixing and application.

Application
AlphaSip Duo 100 Insecticide can be applied by ground or aircraft. Thorough coverage is essential to ensure adequate control. Apply during the cooler parts of the day or night.
Ground Application - For low volume spraying of field crops with ground rigs, use a total volume of 50-200 L/ha except for sweet corn, tomatoes and tobacco where higher volumes should be used. Drop arms should be used on ground rigs in row crops taller than 30 cm (0.3m). The application should be made as a fine spray, preferably using hollow cone nozzles, unless directed in the Critical Comments.
Aerial Application - Do NOT apply to trellis tomatoes by aircraft. Use at least 10 L/ha of total spray volume. If possible, spray in a crosswind. Avoid spraying in calm conditions or when wind is light and variable in direction. Apply as a spray of 100-150 microns VMD.

Compatibility
This product is compatible with AZODRIN* 400, Dithane+M45, Kelthane+EC, Kocide+NUDRIN* INSECTICIDE, NUDRIN 225*, Parathion 500*, Predator+300, Ridomil+, Wuxal+Select*. Do NOT mix AlphaSip Duo 100 Insecticide with wettable powders and WDG's BEFORE addition to spray tank. AlphaSip Duo 100 Insecticide can be mixed with Dithane WDG providing the mixture is agitated efficiently and used immediately. Read the label of any chemicals being mixed with this product, and follow all instructions and restrictions relating to their use.

Restraints Do NOT apply if rain is expected within 6 hours of application.
Asparagus - Do Not apply more than 6 times per season.
NOTE: This product is ineffective against synthetic pyrethroid resistant Helicoverpa armigera larvae longer than 5mm. All Helicoverpa armigera in NSW and Qld should be treated as being resistant to synthetic pyrethroids.
Refer to RESISTANCE MANAGEMENT under GENERAL DIRECTIONS.
This product is ineffective against synthetic pyrethroid-resistant Plutella xylostella.
Protection of wildlife, fish, crustaceans and environment Dangerous to fish and aquatic invertebrates such as yabbies. Do NOT contaminate fish ponds, drains, rivers or streams with product or used containers. Drift and run-off from treated areas may be hazardous to fish or crustaceans in adjacent sites.
Protection of livestock Dangerous to bees. Do NOT spray on any plants in flower while bees are foraging. AlphaSip Duo 100 Insecticide is known to have a deterrent effect on foraging bees for a short period of time after spraying.
Safety Directions Harmful if swallowed. Will irritate the eyes and skin. Facial skin contact may cause temporary facial numbness. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Avoid inhaling vapour or spray mist. When preparing spray, wear cotton overalls buttoned to the neck and wrist, washable hat, elbow-length PVC gloves and a face shield or goggles. If product in eyes, wash it out immediately with water. After use and before eating, drinking or smoking, wash hands, arms and face thoroughly with soap and water. After each day's use, wash gloves, face shield or goggles and contaminated clothing.
FirstAid If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre (Phone Australia: 131126).
Storage Store in the closed, original container in a cool, well ventilated area. Do not store for prolonged periods in direct sunlight.
Disposal Triple rinse containers before disposal. Add rinsings to the spray tank. Do not dispose of undiluted chemicals on site. If recycling, replace cap and return clean containers to recycler or designated collection point. If not recycling, break, crush, or puncture and deliver empty packaging to an approved waste management facility. If an approved waste management facility is not available, bury the empty packaging 500 mm below the surface in a disposal pit specifically marked and set up for this purpose, clear of waterways, desirable vegetation and tree roots, in compliance with relevant local, state or territory government regulations. Do not burn empty containers or product.
Refillable containers
Empty contents fully into application equipment. Close all valves and return to point of supply for refill or storage.

Product details last updated on 14 Dec 2016

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