Pristine

Active Ingredient(s):

252g/Kg boscalid

128g/Kg pyraclostrobin

Overview

Fungicide for the control of various diseases in apples, grapes, kiwifruit, onions, pears and stonefruit.

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General Instructions

General Information

PRISTINE is a novel combination of carboxamide and strobilurin fungicides providing protectant activity against various diseases on apples, grapes, kiwifruit, onions, pears and stone fruit. It is locally systemic and translaminar to provide some protection to new growth. Thorough coverage of the crop is necessary for best results. Best results are obtained from protectant applications prior to the onset of infection.

Integrated Mite Control

PRISTINE is compatible with IMC programmes based on Typhlodromus pyri.

Resistance Management

PRISTINE contains boscalid, a carboxamide fungicide from the SDHI (Succinate Dehydrogenase inhibitors) mode of action group GROUP 7 FUNGICIDE, and pyraclostrobin, a stobilurin type fungicide from the QoI (Quinone outside Inhibitors) mode of action group GROUP 11 FUNGICIDE. Resistance to this fungicide could develop from excessive use. To minimise this risk use strictly in accordance with the label instructions and resistance management strategies that exist for any fungus listed on the label. PRISTINE should be used in a programme that incorporates fungicides with different modes of action to that of GROUP 7 and GROUP 11 fungicides. Refer to the NZCPR web site (www.nzpps.org/resistance/index.php) for more detailed information.

Direction for Use

It is an offence to use this product on animals.

On fruit crops, the rates recommended are for high volume spraying to the point of run off. For concentrate spraying adjust dilution rate accordingly. For concentrate spraying the rate of product applied must be equal to the rate that would be applied per hectare with dilute application (refer to tree row volume rate indications).

Compatibility

PRISTINE may be tank mixed with most commonly used insecticides and fungicides and with the plant growth regulator Regalis. In kiwifruit Pristine can also be tank mixed with foliar fertilizers.

Adjuvants

No adjuvants are required.

Mixing

Add the required amount directly into a partly filled spray tank with agitation operating. Complete filling and maintain agitation until spraying is complete.

Rainfall

PRISTINE is rainfast once dried on the crop. For apples and pears, cover sprays should be replaced after 50 mm of rainfall or after three or more consecutive days of significant rainfall, e.g. 12 mm or greater / day.

Tree Row Volume Rate Guide

Tree row volume is affected by the shape and density of trees. The lower water and product rates are indicated on pyramid shaped trees of moderate to low density. Higher rates are indicated for dense foliage and box shaped trees.(see label)

Handling

This product must be under the personal control of an APPROVED HANDLER when applied in a wide dispersive manner or by a commercial contractor.

Spillage

Prevent further spillage and product from entering waterways. Wear overalls, gloves, footwear and goggles. Sweep up spill and place in a labeled, sealable container for disposal. Wash the spill area with water and detergent, then absorb the washings and place in the same sealable container. Dispose of the waste safely in suitable landfill.

Personal Protection

When mixing and preparing spray, wear cotton overalls buttoned to the neck and wrist, a washable hat, suitable gloves, and goggles or a face shield.

General Safety and Hygiene Measures

Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid inhalation of dust or spray mist. Do NOT eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Remove protective clothing and wash hands and exposed skin thoroughly with soap and water before meals and after work. Wash protective clothing immediately after use. Store work clothing separately.

Use

Apply with well-maintained and accurately calibrated spray equipment. Do NOT spray onto or into water. Do NOT allow drift over surface water such as ponds, waterways or drains. Clean out application equipment thoroughly after use. Do NOT contaminate water when disposing of equipment wash waters.

Record Keeping

Records of use must be kept if 3 kg or more of this product is applied in a place where it is likely to enter air or water and leave the place.

Note

Storage, application and record keeping must be as described in the current version of the New Zealand Standard for the Management of Agrichemicals NZS8409.

First Aid

If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. For advice, contact the National Poisons Centre 0800 POISONS (0800 764 766) or a doctor. IF ON SKIN OR CLOTHING: Remove contaminated clothing and wash skin with plenty of soap and water. Do NOT scrub skin. IF IN EYES: Wash out immediately with water.

Storage

Store in original container, tightly closed, in a locked, dry, cool, well-ventilated place away from food and animal feeds. Keep away from heat and protect from direct sunlight. Stores containing 100 kg or more of this product require emergency response plans and secondary containment systems, and are subject to signage. When stored appropriately this product should show no significant degradation for two years from the date of manufacture. Contact your supplier for further information about the use of any product that is older than this. TRANSPORT: Do NOT carry this product on a passenger service vehicle.

Disposal

Container: Triple rinse empty container and add residue to the spray tank. Recycle the rinsed container through Agrecovery (0800 247 326, www.agrecovery.co.nz). Product: Dispose of this product only by using according to the label or at an approved landfill. Do NOT burn product. Do NOT contaminate any water supply with product or used container.

Precautions

Harmful

Harmful if swallowed. May cause liver damage through prolonged or repeated oral exposure at high doses.

Very Toxic to Aquatic Organisms

May cause long term adverse effects in the aquatic environment. Drift and runoff may be hazardous to aquatic organisms in water adjacent to treated areas.


Product details last updated on 29 Aug 2012

DISCLAIMER: This is not the PRISTINE label. To view or print the label for this product, click the "SDS/Label" tab at the top of this page. Always follow label instructions.

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