Fendona

Active Ingredient(s):

15g/L alpha-cypermethrin

Overview

  • Controls a wide range of important pests
  • Superior residual activity
  • Easy to use water based formulation
  • Doesn't smell or stain (except where water would cause a mark)
  • Biodegradable

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General Instructions

General Information

FENDONA 15 sc controls insects by contact action and ingestion. When applied as a surface spray, FENDONA 15 sc has residual activity. FENDONA 15 sc is suitable for use in domestic and public areas including agricultural and commercial premises, in public buildings including hospitals, hotels and restaurants, and in industrial premises including meat works and food processing plants.

Mode of Action

FENDONA 15 sc controls insects by acting directly on the nervous system following contact or ingestion.

Where to Apply

Ants: spray nests, runs, walls and places where ants are seen.

Cockroaches: spray walls, skirting boards, cupboards, behind sinks, stoves and pipes, paying particular attention to cracks and crevices.

Flies and mosquitoes: spray walls, ceilings, windowsills and other sheltered areas/exposed surfaces.

Fleas, silverfish, slaters, carpet beetles: spray skirting, floors, carpet, kennels, bedding and adjacent wall areas.

Common house borer (Anobium punctatum): apply by brush or spray un-infested wooden joinery, cupboards, doors, skirting, and furniture.

Spiders: spray nests, hiding places and exposed surfaces.

Animal housing areas: spray sheltered areas/exposed surfaces for nuisance and biting flies. Use the higher rate when pest numbers are very high and when treated surfaces are exposed to the weather.

Mixing

Invert the container several times before opening. Carefully measure the required amount of FENDONA 15 sc in a graduated cylinder and add to half the required volume of water in the spray tank. Top up with the remainder of the water and agitate thoroughly. If a delay occurs between treatments, agitate before re-use. Clean sprayer out thoroughly after use. Do not store diluted insecticide. Prepare a fresh suspension as necessary.

Application

FENDONA 15 sc can be applied with a knapsack sprayer or other conventional spray equipment used to control public health pests. A higher volume of spray may be required on very absorbent surfaces. If there is a concern about the possible effect of FENDONA 15 sc on the surface to be sprayed, a small test area should be sprayed first to check compatibility. Evacuate premises to be sprayed. The premises may be re-occupied as soon as spray applications are fully dry. Cover or remove birdcages or fish tanks during spraying. Remove pets before spraying. Clean sprayer out thoroughly after use.

NOTE: Do not allow spray to contact food, food preparation surfaces or food utensils. Remove or cover all foodstuffs before application. Wash all food contact surfaces thoroughly before reintroducing any foodstuffs. Do not use where food packaging materials (carton, liners etc.) are stored or assembled. Do not use near air vents or ducts in food stores or processing plants while they are in operation.pets before spraying. Clean sprayer out thoroughly after use. NZFSA Approved Type B (All animal product except dairy) AgriQuality New Zealand Limited approved 16 January 2002 for use in Dairy Factories Category B.

Toxicity

Harmful Substance. Acute oral LD50 (rat) > 5000 mg/kg. Acute dermal LD50 (rat) > 2000 mg/kg.

Environment

Toxic to fish and aquatic organisms. Do not contaminate ponds, waterways or drains with product or used container.

Other Limitations

FENDONA 15 SC is a HARMFUL SUBSTANCE. Keep out of reach of children.

First Aid

If swallowed, do NOT induce vomiting. For advice contact the National Poisons Centre 0800 POISONS (0800 764 766) or a doctor immediately. If skin or hair contact occurs, remove contaminated clothing and flush skin and hair with running water. Do not scrub the skin. If splashed in eyes, wash out immediately with water.

Storage

Store in original container, tightly closed, away from foodstuffs and under lock and key.

Disposal

Triple rinse empty container and add residue to spray tank. Burn rinsed container if circumstances, especially wind direction, permit. Otherwise bury in landfill. Avoid contamination of any water supply with chemical or empty container.

Precautions

User

This substance may be harmful if swallowed, inhaled or absorbed through the skin, and may cause irritation to sensitive individuals. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. When preparing spray, wear cotton overalls buttoned to the neck and wrist and a washable hat and elbow length PVC gloves. Avoid breathing vapour, mist or spray. Wash hands and exposed skin after spraying and before eating, drinking, smoking or using the toilet. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Toxic to fish and aquatic organisms. Cover fish bowls or tanks before use. Remove pets before use. Do not spray on clothes or bedding.

Re-entry

The premises may be re-occupied as soon as spray applications are dry.


Product details last updated on 13 Oct 2006

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