DuPont™ Perspective™
Harmful if swallowed. Causes moderate eye irritation.
Avoid contact with eyes or clothing. Dry Flowable
For Non-Crop Use
USERS SHOULD: Wash thoroughly with soap and
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water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco, or using the toilet. Users should remove clothing/PPE immediately if pesticide gets inside. Then wash thoroughly and put on clean clothing. Users should remove PPE immediately after 2-Chloro-N-[(4-methoxy-6-methyl-1,3,5-triazin- handling this product. Wash the outside of gloves before removing. As soon as possible, washthoroughly and change into clean clothing.
Other Ingredients
Some of the materials that are chemical-resistant to thisproduct are listed below. If you want more options, follow Nonrefillable Container
the instructions for Category A on an EPA chemical Net: ______________
Mixers, loaders, applicators and other handlers must
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Net: ______________
Long-sleeved shirt and long pants.
Chemical resistant gloves made of any waterproof material such as polyethylene or polyvinyl chloride.
Discard clothing and other absorbent materials that havebeen drenched or heavily contaminated with this product.
Do not reuse them. Follow manufacturer's instructions forcleaning/maintaining PPE. If no such instructions for KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
washables exist, use detergent and hot water. Keep andwash PPE separately from other laundry.
Si usted no entiende la etiqueta, busque a alguien para que When handlers use closed systems or enclosed cabs in a se la explique a usted en detalle. (If you do not understand manner that meets the requirements listed in the Worker this label, find someone to explain it to you in detail.) Protection Standard (WPS) for agricultural pesticides [40 FIRST AID
CFR part 170.240 (d)(4-6)], the handler PPE requirements IF IN EYES: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently
may be reduced or modified as specified in the WPS.
with water for 15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if IMPORTANT: When reduced PPE is worn because a present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye.
closed system is being used, handlers must be provided all Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.
PPE specified above for “Mixers, loaders, applicators and IF SWALLOWED: Call a poison control center or doctor
other handlersand have such PPE immediately available
immediately for treatment advice. Have person sip a glass for use in an emergency, such as a spill or equipment of water if able to swallow. Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so by a poison control center or doctor. Do notgive anything to an unconscious person.
Have the product container or label with you when calling Do not apply directly to water, or to areas where surface a poison control center or doctor, or going for treatment.
water is present, or to intertidal areas below the mean high You may also contact 1-800-441-3637 for emergency water mark. Do not contaminate water when disposing of ruts, or in other depressions created by management activities. It is permissible to treat intermittently flooded low This product may impact surface water quality due to lying sites, seasonally dry flood plains and transitional areas runoff of rain water. This is especially true for poorly between upland and lowland sites when no water is present.
draining soils and soils with shallow ground water.
It is also permissible to treat marshes, swamps and bogs This product is classified as having high potential for after water has receded, as well as seasonally dry flood reaching surface water via runoff for several monthsafter application. A level, well-maintained vegetative deltas. PERSPECTIVE™ may be applied up to the waters buffer strip between areas to which this product is edge. Do not apply directly to water.
applied and surface water features such as ponds, PERSPECTIVE™ provides preemergence and/or streams, and springs will reduce the potential loadingof aminocyclopyrachlor from runoff water and postemergence control of the broadleaf weeds species listed sediment. Runoff of this product will be reduced by in the weeds controlled section of the label. For perennial avoiding applications when rainfall is forecasted to species on the label, a postemergence application must be used. For best postemergence performance, add a high quality adjuvant to the spray solution. Excessive wetting of the target plant is not necessary but good spray coverage of characteristics associated with chemicals detected in the target plant is needed for best results.
ground water. This chemical may leach into groundwater if used in areas where soils are permeable, PERSPECTIVE™ is non-corrosive to spray equipment. particularly where the water table is shallow.
Do not apply more than 11 ounces of product per acre per DIRECTIONS FOR USE
year. Do not apply more than three times per year.
It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY
manner inconsistent with its labeling. For any requirements PERSPECTIVE™ is quickly taken up by the leaves, stems specific to your State or Tribe, consult the agency and roots of plants. The effects of PERSPECTIVE™ may responsible for pesticide regulation. Do not apply this be seen on plants from within a few hours to a few days.
product in any way that will contact workers of other The most noticeable symptom is a bending and twisting of persons, either directly or through drift. Only protected stems and leaves. Other advanced symptoms include severe handlers may be in the area during application.
necrosis, stem thickening, growth stunting, leaf crinkling, DuPont™ PERSPECTIVE™ must be used only in calloused stems and leaf veins, leaf-cupping, and enlarged accordance with directions on this label or in separately roots. Death of treated broadleaf plants may require several more weeks and up to several months for some woody plant DuPont will not be responsible for losses or damages resulting from the use of this product in any manner not PERSPECTIVE™ is rain-fast at 4 hours after application.
specifically instructed by DuPont. User assumes all risks TANK MIXTURES
associated with such non-labeled use.
PERSPECTIVE™ herbicide may be tank mixed with other PRODUCT INFORMATION
herbicides which are registered for the same use sites, PERSPECTIVE™ herbicide is a dispersible granule that is methods of application and timings as specified on this mixed in water and applied as a spray. PERSPECTIVE™ product label. Refer to the tank mix product label for any herbicide may be applied by ground equipment only, except additional instructions or use restrictions. In addition, for rights-of-ways which may also be applied by helicopter.
include a spray adjuvant with PERSPECTIVE™ when for control of broadleaf weeds, including many terrestrial making postemergence applications. Refer to the adjuvant and riparian invasive and noxious weeds. PERSPECTIVE™ label for additional instructions or use restrictions. When is registered for general weed control on private, public and tank mixing, use the most restrictive label limitations for military lands as follows: uncultivated non-agricultural areas each of the products being used in the tank mix. (such as airports, highway, railroad and utility rights-of-way, ADJUVANTS
sewage disposal areas, etc.); uncultivated agricultural areas - Methylated Seed Oils and Vegetable Oils
non-crop producing (such as farmyards, fuel storage areas, fence rows, non-irrigation ditchbanks, barrier strips, etc.); seed oil (MSO) or vegetable oil based adjuvant may provide industrial sites - outdoor (such as lumberyards, pipeline and increased leaf absorption of PERSPECTIVE™. Include the tank farms, etc.) and natural areas (such as wildlife MSO or vegetable oil adjuvant at 0.5% to 1% v/v (2 quarts management areas, wildlife openings, wildlife habitats, to 1 gallon per 100 gallons of spray solution). recreation areas, campgrounds, trailheads, and trails).
Non-ionic Surfactants: Use a non-ionic surfactant at a
PERSPECTIVE™ may be used for the release or restoration minimum rate of 0.25% to 0.5% v/v (1 to 2 quarts surfactant of native perennial grasses and in established, industrial turf per 100 gallons of spray solution). Surfactant products must contain at least 70% constituents effective as spray This product may be applied to terrestrial non-crop sites and unimproved turf sites that contain areas of temporarysurface water caused by collection of water, in equipment Crop Oil Concentrate (COC): Apply petroleum-based
crop oil concentrate at 1% v/v (1 gallon per 100 gallons This product may be used as part of an Integrated Pest spray solution) or 2% under arid conditions. Management (IPM) program that can include biological, • Oil adjuvants must contain at least 80% high quality, cultural, and genetic practices aimed at preventing petroleum (mineral) or modified vegetable seed oil with at economic pest damage. IPM principles and practices include field scouting or other detection methods, correct INVERT EMULSION APPLICATIONS
target pest identification, population monitoring, and DuPont™ PERSPECTIVE™ may be applied as an invert treating when target pest populations reach locally emulsion. The spray solution results in an invert (water-in- determined action thresholds. Consult your state cooperative oil) spray emulsion designed to minimize spray drift and extension service, professional consultants or other qualified spray run-off, resulting in more herbicide deposited on the authorities to determine appropriate action treatment target foliage. The spray emulsion may be formed in a threshold levels for treating specific pest/crop systems in single tank (batch mixing) or injected (in-line mixing).
Consult the invert chemical label for proper mixing PREPARING FOR USE- SITE SPECIFIC
Understanding the risks associated with the application of This product may be considered for use on public, private, PERSPECTIVE™ is essential to aid in preventing off-site and tribal lands to treat certain weed species infestations injury to desirable vegetation and agricultural crops. The that have been determined to be invasive, consistent with the risk of off-site movement both during and after application Federal Interagency Committee for the Management of may be affected by a number of site specific factors such as Noxious and Exotic Weeds (FICMNEW) National Early the nature, texture and stability of the soil, the intensity and Detection and Rapid Response (EDRR) System for invasive direction of prevailing winds, vegetative cover, site slope, plants. Effective EDRR systems address invasions by rainfall, drainage patterns, and other local physical and eradicating the invader where possible, and controlling them environmental conditions. A careful evaluation of the when the invasive species is too established to be feasibly potential for off-site movement from the intended eradicated. Once an EDRR assessment has been completed application site, including movement of treated soil by wind and action is recommended, a Rapid Response needs to be or water erosion, must be made prior to using taken to quickly contain, deny reproduction, and if possible PERSPECTIVE™. This evaluation is particularly critical eliminate the invader. Consult your appropriate state where desirable vegetation or crops are grown on extension service, forest service, or regional neighboring land for which the use of PERSPECTIVE™ is multidisciplinary invasive species management coordination not labeled. If prevailing local conditions may be expected team to determine the appropriate Rapid Response to result in off-site movement and cause damage to provisions and allowed treatments in your area.
neighboring desirable vegetation or agricultural crops, do RESISTANCE
Before applying PERSPECTIVE™ the user must read and When herbicides that affect the same biological site of understand all label directions, precautions and restrictions action are used repeatedly over several years to control the completely, including these requirements for a site specific same weed species in the same site, naturally-occurring evaluation. If you do not understand any of the instructions resistant biotypes may survive a correctly applied herbicide or precautions on the label, or are unable to make a site treatment, propagate, and become dominant in that field.
specific evaluation yourself, consult with your local DuPont Adequate control of these resistant weed biotypes cannot be Crop Protection representative, local agricultural dealer, expected. If weed control is unsatisfactory, it may be university cooperative extension service, land manager, necessary to retreat the problem area using a product professional applicator, agricultural consultant, or other affecting a different site of action. To better manage qualified authorities familiar with the area to be treated. If herbicide resistance through delaying the proliferation and you still have questions regarding the need for site specific possible dominance of herbicide resistant weed biotypes, it considerations please call 1-888-6-DUPONT. may be necessary to change practices such as using acombination of retreatment, tank-mix partners and/orsequential herbicide applications that have a different site ofaction. Weed escapes that are allowed to go to seed willpromote the spread of resistant biotypes. It is advisable tokeep accurate records of pesticides applied to individualsites to help obtain information on the spread and dispersalof resistant biotypes. Consult your agricultural reseller,consultant, applicator, and/or appropriate state agriculturalextension service representative for specific alternativecultural practices or herbicide recommendations available inyour area.
High volume applications may be applied at rates equivalent NON-AGRICULTURAL USE REQUIREMENTS
to broadcast rates up to 11 ounces product per acre per year.
Apply PERSPECTIVE™ in sufficient water to ensure The requirements in this box apply to uses of this productthat are not within the scope of the Worker Protection thorough and uniform wetting of the target site. For best Standard (WPS) for agricultural pesticides (40 CFR Part results, add an adjuvant to the spray solution. See Table 1.
170). The WPS applies when this product is used to PERSPECTIVE™ Spray Volume and Use Rate Mixing produce agricultural plants on farms, forests, nurseries, or greenhouses. Terrestrial non-crop weed control is notwithin the scope of the Worker Protection Standard. See SPOT APPLICATION
the Product Information section of this label for a Small area backpack applications (spot applications) may be applied at rates equivalent to the broadcast application rate Do not enter treated areas until sprays have dried.
up to a maximum of 11 ounces product per acre per year.
Use sufficient spray volume to uniformly cover the targetweed foliage. Use of a high quality adjuvant may be added NON-CROP SITES
to the spray mixture as instructed by the adjuvant Apply DuPont™ PERSPECTIVE™ preemergence or early manufacturer. Do not apply more than 11 ounces product postemergence when broadleaf weeds are actively per broadcast acre per year as a result of broadcast, spot or germinating or growing. PERSPECTIVE™ can provide repeat applications. Do not apply more than three times per long term control of susceptible weeds. The length of control is dependent upon the application rate, condition See Table 2. Small Area - Spot Spray Rate Chart for rates of and growth stage of target weeds, environmental conditions PERSPECTIVE™ needed for small area backpack at and following application, and the density and vigor of applications. Application rates are based on 1 gallon of competing desirable vegetation. Best results for long term spray solution covering 1750 square feet. weed control occur where grasses and other vegetation is Table 2. Small Area - Spot Spray Rate Chart
allowed to recover from adverse environmental conditionsand compete with susceptible weeds. Do not apply morethan three times per year.
PERSPECTIVE™ may also be applied using low and highvolume ground spray equipment. PERSPECTIVE™ may be applied by helicopter on rights-of-ways only.
See Table 1. PERSPECTIVE™ Spray Volume and Use Rate Mixing Instructions chart. Adjust PERSPECTIVE™ sprayconcentration according to the spray volume per acre and the size and plant density of the target weed species. Use spray nozzles and pressure that will aid the proper deposition of the spray solution. Apply in sufficient spray volume to insure uniform spray distribution of sprayparticles over the area to be treated and to avoid spray drift. Table 1. PERSPECTIVE™ Spray Volume and Use Rate Mixing Instructions
3 ounces/acre
4.75 ounces/acre
8 ounces/acre
*11 ounces/acre
Total Spray Volume
ounces/100 gallons of ounces/100 gallons of ounces/100 gallons of ounces/100 gallons of
* Do not exceed the maximum use rate of 11 ounces per acre per year.
cogongrass. For cogongrass control (stand reduction), apply (UNIMPROVED ONLY)
PERSPECTIVE™ at 10 to 11 ounces per acre. Multiple Application Information
applications will be required for best control. Best resultswhen applied after final seasonal mowing of roadsides.
Apply DuPont™ PERSPECTIVE™ for selective weed Make applications in the fall prior to frost (applications control in unimproved, well established industrial turfgrasses on roadsides, utility rights-of-way, airports and NON-CROPLAND RESTORATION
other non-crop sites. Use a surfactant at the rate of 1 to 2pints per 100 gallons of spray solution. Treatments made PERSPECTIVE™ may be used for the control of many prior to the full green-up stage may delay green-up. A broadleaf weeds in unimproved industrial turf, on roadsides, temporary yellowing and/or stunting of the turfgrass may be airports, industrial sites or on other similar non-crop sites in observed following an application of PERSPECTIVE™.
order to establish or release desirable introduced or nativeperennial grass species for site stabilization.
Apply PERSPECTIVE™ by ground equipment only. Use aminimum of 10 gallons of water per acre. The addition of To maximize and extend the weed control provided by an MSO adjuvant may increase the potential for turfgrass PERSPECTIVE™, it is critical that other vegetation injury. In addition to conventional spray equipment, management practices, including mowing, fertilization, etc., PERSPECTIVE™ may also be applied with invert be incorporated into the restoration program to help extend emulsion equipment. When using an invert emulsion, mix or build on the weed control benefits and promote the the prescribed rate of PERSPECTIVE™ in the water phase. growth of introduced or established grasses and/or desirableplants or plant communities.
For turfgrass species that are not listed on this label,determine the suitability for such uses by treating a small During the season of establishment, only apply area at a labeled application rate. Prior to treatment of larger PERSPECTIVE™ after introduced or native perennial areas, the treated area must be observed for any signs of grasses are well established. The grass must have a goodsecondary root system and show good vigor.
herbicidal injury during 30 days of normal growing PERSPECTIVE™ may suppress certain established grasses conditions to determine if the treatment is safe to the target especially when the grass plants are stressed by adverse species. The user assumes the responsibility for any plant environmental conditions. Temporary reddening, stunting, damage or other liability resulting from use of droopy or twisted leaves may occur. Do not apply PERSPECTIVE™ on a turfgrass species not listed on this PERSPECTIVE™ to grass under stress from disease, insects, drought, or other environmental causes. Excessive injury may result when PERSPECTIVE™ is Apply PERSPECTIVE™ at 1.75 to 5 ounces product per applied to turfgrass that is under stress from drought, acre in the fall, before the soil freezes, or in the spring after insects, disease, temperatures (winter injury) or poor the soil thaws. When applied at lower rates, PERSPECTIVE™ provides short-term weed control; when applied at higher rates, weed control spectrum is broadened TURFGRASS TYPES
Injury to or loss of desirable trees or other plants may result if equipment is drained or flushed on or near these trees or plants, or on areas where their roots may extend, or in locations where the chemical may be washed or moved into contact with their roots.
• Transient injury (stunting, yellowing, seedhead suppression) can occur to industrial and roadsides turfgrasses from applications of Leave treated soil undisturbed to reduce the potential for PERSPECTIVE™ movement by soil erosion due to • Applications to bermudagrass, Kentucky bluegrass and tall fescue industrial and roadside turfgrasses can cause transient stunting, In non-crop areas adjacent to desirable trees or plants, yellowing and/or seedhead suppression. To reduce these transient avoid overlapping spray applications and shut off spray symptoms, make application later in the spring after new growth is 4 to 6 inches tall or make application in the fall. the spray boom while starting, turning, slowing orstopping to avoid injury to desired plants. 1. Do not apply PERSPECTIVE™ to this turfgrass species unless potential turfgrass injury can be tolerated. Do not apply more Applications made where runoff water flows onto than 2.0 ounces of PERSPECTIVE™ per acre. Use surfactant agricultural land may injure crops. Applications made at the rate of 0.5 to 1 pint per 100 gallons of spray solution.
during periods of intense rainfall, to soils saturated with 2. For crested and western wheatgrasses and smooth brome the water, or soils through which rainfall will not readily injury (stunting, seedhead suppression) at the higher rates duringthe season of application may be severe. Areas that contain penetrate may result in runoff and movement of these turfgrass plants should recover as environmental Applications should be made only when there is little or SPECIFIC WEED PROBLEMS: COGONGRASS
no hazard from spray drift. Very small quantities of In roadside turfgrass sites, apply PERSPECTIVE™ at a spray, which may not be visible, may seriously injure minimum of 5 ounces per acre for seedhead suppression of Exposure to DuPont™ PERSPECTIVE™ may injure or For sites listed in this label, do not apply more than a kill most crops. Injury may be more severe when the total of 11 ounces of product per acre per year as a result of broadcast, spot or repeat applications. Do not apply In the case of suspected off-site movement of PERSPECTIVE™ to cropland, soil samples should be Do not graze or feed forage, hay or straw from treated quantitatively analyzed for PERSPECTIVE™ or any other herbicide which could be having an adverse effecton the crop, in addition to conducting the field bioassay. • Do not apply or otherwise permit this product or sprays Caution is advised when using this product in areas containing this product to come into contact with any where loss of broadleaf plants, including legumes and non-target crop or desirable broadleaf plants.
wild flowers, cannot be tolerated. Without prior Do not use plant material treated with this product for experience, it is necessary that small areas containing these plants be tested for tolerance to PERSPECTIVE™and its soil residues before any large scale spraying If non-crop sites treated with PERSPECTIVE™ are to be converted to a food, feed, or fiber agricultural crop, orto a horticultural crop, do not plant the treated sites for at Low rates of PERSPECTIVE™ can kill or severelyinjure most crops. Following a PERSPECTIVE™ least one year after the PERSPECTIVE™ application. A application, the use of spray equipment to apply other field bioassay must then be completed before planting pesticides to crops on which PERSPECTIVE™ is not registered may result in their damage. The most effective FIELD BIOASSAY
way to reduce this crop damage potential is to usededicated mixing and application equipment.
To conduct a field bioassay, grow to maturity test strips ofthe crop you plan to grow the following year. The test strips PERSPECTIVE™ may suppress or severely injure must cross the entire field including knolls and low areas.
certain established grasses, such as some bromegrass and Crop response to the field bioassay will indicate whether or wheatgrass species, especially when the grass plants are not to plant the crops grown in the test strips. If no crop stressed by adverse environmental conditions. Areas that injury (such as, poor germination, stunting, or chlorosis, contain these grass plants should recover as environ- malformation, or necrosis of leaves) or yield loss is evident mental conditions for good grass growth occur.
from the crops grown in the test strips, the intendedrotational crop may be planted. If herbicide symptoms or IMPORTANT RESTRICTIONS
yield loss is observed do not plant the crop.
Do not make applications when circumstances favor WEEDS CONTROLLED
For heavy weed infestations or hard to control species, use Do not apply when the soil is frozen or covered with the higher herbicide, adjuvant and spray volume rates. Do not apply more than 11 ounces product broadcast per acre Do not use on lawns, walks, driveways, tennis courts, or 1.75 to 2.75 ounces per acre
Do not use this product in the following counties of Colorado: Saguache, Rio Grande, Alamosa, Costilla and Do not apply in or on dry or water containing irrigation ditches or canals including their outer banks. Do not apply through any type of irrigation system. Do not contaminate water intended for irrigation. To avoid injury to crops and other desirable plants, do not treat or allow spray drift or run-off to fall onto banks or bottoms of irrigation ditches, either dry or containing water, or other channels that carry water that may be Treatment of powdery, dry soil and light, sandy soils when there is little likelihood of rainfall soon after treatment may result in off target movement and possible damage to susceptible crops when soil particles aremoved by wind or water. Injury to crops may result iftreated soil is washed, blown or moved onto land used toproduce crops. Do not apply PERSPECTIVE™ whenthese conditions are identified and powdery, dry soil orlight or sandy soil are known to be prevalent in the areato be treated. 3.0 to 4.5 ounces per acre
Low rates of DuPont™ PERSPECTIVE™ can kill or severely injure most crops. Following a PERSPECTIVE™ application, the use of spray equipment to apply other pesticides to crops on which PERSPECTIVE™ is not registered may result in their damage. The most effective way to reduce this crop damage potential is to use dedicated Use a sufficient volume of water to ensure thorough coverage when applying PERSPECTIVE™ as a broadcast or directed spray. Select a spray volume and delivery system that will ensure thorough coverage and a uniform spray pattern. Be sure the sprayer is calibrated before use. Avoid overlapping and shut off spray booms while starting, turning, slowing, or stopping to avoid injury to desired Air (Helicopter on Rights-of-Ways Only)
PERSPECTIVE™ may be applied aerially by helicopter 4.75 to 8 ounces per acre
spray equipment only on rights-of-ways. However, do not make application by air unless appropriate buffer zones can be maintained to minimize potential spray drift out of the Select a spray volume and delivery system that will ensure thorough coverage and a uniform spray pattern. Be sure the sprayer is calibrated. Avoid overlapping and shut off spray booms while starting, turning or slowing to avoid injury to The application volume required will vary with the height and density of the brush and the type of application In general, aerial application spray volumes range from 15 MIXING INSTRUCTIONS
1. Fill the tank 1/3 to 1/2 full of water.
2. While agitating, add the required amount of 3. Continue agitation until the PERSPECTIVE™ is fully 4. Once the PERSPECTIVE™ is fully dispersed, maintain agitation and continue filling tank with water.
PERSPECTIVE™ must be thoroughly mixed with water 5. As the tank is filling, add tank mix partners (if desired) and then add the necessary volume of spray adjuvants.
6. If the mixture is not continuously agitated, settling will occur. If settling occurs, thoroughly re-agitate before 7. Apply PERSPECTIVE™ spray mixture within 24 hours of mixing to avoid product degradation.
8. If PERSPECTIVE™ and a tank mix partner are to be 2 - In Western US, apply at fall rosette stage.
applied in multiple loads, pre-slurry PERSPECTIVE™ in clean water prior to adding it to the tank. This will IMPORTANCE OF DROPLET SIZE
prevent the tank mix partner from interfering with the The most effective drift management strategy is to apply the dissolution of the DuPont™ PERSPECTIVE™. largest droplets which are consistent with pest control SPRAYER CLEANUP
objectives. The presence of sensitive species nearby, the Thoroughly clean all mixing and spray equipment following environmental conditions, and pest pressure may affect how applications of PERSPECTIVE™ as follows: an applicator balances drift control and coverage. Applyinglarger droplets reduces drift potential, but will not prevent 1. Drain tank; thoroughly rinse spray tanks, boom, and drift if applications are made improperly or under 2. Fill the tank with clean water and 1 gallon of household A droplet size classification system describes the range of ammonia (contains 3% active) for every 100 gallons of droplet sizes produced by spray nozzles. The American water. Flush the hoses, boom, and nozzles with thecleaning solution. Then add more water to completely fill Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) the tank. Circulate the cleaning solution through the tank provide a Standard that describes droplet size spectrum and hoses for at least 15 minutes. Flush the hoses, boom, categories defined by a number of reference nozzles (fine, and nozzles again with the cleaning solution, and then coarse, etc.). Droplet spectra resulting from the use of a drain the tank. Equivalent amounts of an alternate- specific nozzle may also be described in terms of volume strength ammonia solution or a commercial cleaner can mean diameter (VMD). Coarser droplet size spectra have be used in the cleanup procedure. If a commercial cleaner larger VMD’s and lower drift potential.
is used, carefully read and follow the individual cleanerinstructions. CONTROLLING DROPLET SIZE - GROUND
3. Remove the nozzles and screens and clean separately in APPLICATION
bucket containing cleaning agent and water. Nozzle Type - Select a nozzle type that is designed for
the intended application. With most nozzle types,narrower spray angles produce larger droplets. The use 5. Rinse the tank, boom, and hoses with clean water.
of low-drift nozzles will reduce drift potential.
6. Dispose of the rinsate on a labeled site or at an approved • Pressure - The lowest spray pressures recommended for
waste disposal facility. If a commercial cleaner is used the nozzle produce the largest droplets. Higher pressure follow the directions for rinsate disposal on the label. reduces droplet size and does not improve canopy Caution: Do not use chlorine bleach with ammonia as penetration. When higher flow rates are needed, using a dangerous gases will form. Do not clean equipment in an higher-capacity nozzle instead of increasing pressure results in the coarsest droplet spectrum.
• Flow Rate/Orifice Size - Using the highest flow rate
1. Always start with a clean spray tank.
nozzles (largest orifice) that are consistent with pestcontrol objectives reduces the potential for spray drift.
2. Steam-clean aerial spray tanks to facilitate the removal of Nozzles with higher rated flows produce coarser droplet 3. When PERSPECTIVE™ is tank mixed with other CONTROLLING DROPLET SIZE – AIRCRAFT
pesticides, all cleanout procedures for each product mustbe examined and the most rigorous procedure must be Nozzle Type - Solid stream, or other low drift nozzles
produce the coarsest droplet spectra.
4. In addition to this cleanout procedure, all pre-cleanout • Number of Nozzles - Using the minimum number of
guidelines on subsequently applied products must be nozzles with the highest flow rate that provide uniform followed as per the individual labels.
coverage will produce a coarser droplet spectrum SPRAY DRIFT MANAGEMENT
• Nozzle Orientation - Orienting nozzles in a manner that
minimizes the effects of air shear will produce the The interaction of many equipment and weather-related coarsest droplet spectra. For some nozzles such as solid factors determines the potential for spray drift. Theapplicator is responsible for considering all these factors stream, pointing the nozzles straight back parallel to the when making application decisions. Avoiding spray drift is airstream will produce a coarser droplet spectrum than the responsibility of the applicator.
• Pressure – Selecting the pressure that produces the
coarsest droplet spectrum for a particular nozzle andairspeed reduces spray drift potential. For some nozzletypes such as solid streams, lower pressures can producefiner droplet spectra and increase drift potential BOOM LENGTH (AIRCRAFT), AND
Shielding the boom or individual nozzles can reduce the Boom Length (aircraft) - Using shorter booms decreases
effects of wind. However, it is the responsibility of the drift potential. Boom lengths are expressed as a applicator to verify that the shields are minimizing drift percentage of an aircraft’s wingspan or a helicopter’s potential, and not interfering with uniform deposition of the rotor blade diameter. Shorter boom length and proper positioning can minimize drift caused by wingtip or rotor SENSITIVE AREAS
Making applications when there is a sustained wind moving Application Height (aircraft) - Applications made at the
away from adjacent sensitive areas (e.g., residential areas, lowest height that are consistent with pest control bodies of water, known habitat for threatened or endangered objectives and the safe operation of the aircraft will species, non-target crops) is an effective way to minimize Application Height (ground) - Applications made at the
lowest height consistent with pest control objectives, andthat allow the applicator to keep the boom level with the Using product compatible drift control additives can reduce application site and minimize bounce, will reduce the drift potential. When a drift control additive is used, read exposure of spray droplets to evaporation and wind, and and carefully observe cautionary statements and all other information on the additive’s label. If using an additive thatincreases viscosity, ensure that the nozzles and other application equipment will function properly with a viscous Drift potential is lowest when applications are made in light spray solution. Preferred drift control additives have been to gentle sustained winds (2-10 mph), which are blowing in certified by the Chemical Producers and Distributors a constant direction. Many factors, including droplet size and equipment type also determine drift potential at any SPRAY DRIFT RESTRICTIONS
given wind speed. AVOID GUSTY OR WINDLESS AERIAL APPLICATIONS (Helicopter on Rights-of-Ways
Local terrain can also influence wind patterns. Every When applying by air, apply only using nozzles which will applicator is expected to be familiar with local wind patterns deliver coarse or greater (VMD >350 microns) droplets as defined by ASABE S572 standard. Do not release spray at a TEMPERATURE AND HUMIDITY
height greater than 10 feet above the ground or canopy unless Setting up equipment to produce larger droplets to a greater height is required for aircraft safety. Do not apply compensate for droplet evaporation can reduce spray drift when wind speed is greater than 10 mph. Do not apply during potential. Droplet evaporation is most severe when a temperature inversion. The boom length must not exceed For aerial applications near susceptible crops or other SURFACE TEMPERATURE IN VERSIONS
desirable plants, use a drift control additive as recommended Drift potential is high during a surface temperature by the manufacturer, or apply through a “Microfoil” or “Thru- inversion. Surface inversions restrict vertical air mixing, Valve” boom, or use an equivalent drift control system.
which may cause small suspended droplets to remain close Thickened sprays prepared by using high viscosity invert to the ground and move laterally in a concentrated cloud.
systems or other drift control systems may be utilized if drift Surface inversions are characterized by increasing control is comparable to that obtained with drift control temperature with altitude and are common on nights with additives or the “Thru-Valve” boom. If a spray thickening limited cloud cover and light to no wind. They begin to agent is used, follow all recommendations and precautions on form as the sun sets and often continue into the morning.
the product label. Do not use a thickening agent with the Mist or fog may indicate the presence of an inversion in “Microfoil” boom or other systems that cannot accommodate humid areas. Inversions may also be identified by producing smoke and observing its behavior. Smoke that remains GROUND APPLICATIONS
close to the ground, or moves laterally in a concentratedcloud under low wind conditions indicates a surface When applying by ground, apply only using nozzles which inversion. Smoke that moves upward and rapidly dissipates will deliver coarse or greater (VMD >350 microns) droplets as defined by ASABE S572 standard. Do not apply with anozzle height greater than 4 feet above the ground or canopyunless necessitated by the application equipment. Apply withthe spray boom or nozzle height as low as possible. Do notapply when wind speed is greater than 10 mph. Do not applyduring a temperature inversion. STORAGE AND DISPOSAL
Nonrefillable Plastic and Metal Containers, e.g.,
Intermediate Bulk Containers [IBC] (Size or Shape
Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage and Too Large to be Tipped, Rolled or Turned Upside
Down): Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this
Pesticide Storage: Store product in original container
container. Clean container promptly after emptying the contents from this container into application equipment or Pesticide Disposal
mix tank and before final disposal using the following pressure rinsing procedure. Insert a lance fitted with a this product must be disposed of on site or at an suitable tank cleaning nozzle into the container and ensure that the water spray thoroughly covers the top, bottom and CONTAINER HANDLING: Refer to the Net
all sides inside the container. The nozzle manufacturer Contents section of this product’s labeling for the generally provides instructions for the appropriate spray applicable “Refillable Container” or “Nonrefillable pressure, spray duration and/or spray volume. If the manufacturer’s instructions are not available, pressure Nonrefillable Plastic and Metal Containers
rinse the container for at least 60 seconds using a (Capacity Equal to or Less Than 50 Pounds):
minimum pressure of 30 PSI with a minimum rinse Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this volume of 10% of the container volume. Drain, pour or container. Triple rinse container (or equivalent) pump rinsate into application equipment or rinsate promptly after emptying. Triple rinse as follows: collection system. Repeat this pressure rinsing procedure Empty the remaining contents into application two more times. Then, for Plastic Containers, offer for equipment or a mix tank. Fill the container 1/4 full recycling if available or puncture and dispose of in a with water and recap. Shake for 10 seconds. Pour sanitary landfill, or by incineration. For Metal Containers, rinsate into application equipment or a mix tank or offer for recycling if available or reconditioning if store rinsate for later use or disposal. Drain for 10 appropriate, or puncture and dispose of in a sanitary seconds after the flow begins to drip. Repeat this landfill, or by other procedures approved by state and procedure two more times. Then, for Plastic Containers, offer for recycling if available or puncture Nonrefillable Paper or Plastic Bags, Fiber Sacks
and dispose of in a sanitary landfill, or by incineration.
including Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers
Do not burn, unless allowed by state and local (FIBC) or Fiber Drums With Liners: Nonrefillable
ordinances. For Metal Containers, offer for recycling container. Do not reuse or refill this container. Completely if available or reconditioning if appropriate, or empty paper or plastic bag, fiber sack or drum liner by puncture and dispose of in a sanitary landfill, or by shaking and tapping sides and bottom to loosen clinging other procedures approved by state and local particles. Empty residue into application or manufacturing equipment. Then offer for recycling if available or dispose Nonrefillable Plastic and Metal Containers
of empty paper or plastic bag, fiber sack or fiber drum and (Capacity Greater Than 50 Pounds): Nonrefillable
liner in a sanitary landfill, or by incineration. Do not burn, container. Do not reuse or refill this container. Triple unless allowed by state and local ordinances.
rinse container (or equivalent) promptly afteremptying. Triple rinse as follows: Empty the Refillable Fiber Drums With Liners: Refillable
remaining contents into application equipment or a container (fiber drum only). Refilling Fiber Drum:
mix tank. Fill the container 1/4 full with water.
Refill this fiber drum with DuPont™ PERSPECTIVE™ Replace and tighten closures. Tip container on its side herbicide containing aminocyclopyrachlor and and roll it back and forth, ensuring at least one chlorsulfuron only. Do not reuse this fiber drum for any complete revolution, for 30 seconds. Stand the other purpose. Cleaning before refilling is the responsi- container on its end and tip it back and forth several bility of the refiller. Completely empty liner by shaking times. Turn the container over onto its other end and and tapping sides and bottom to loosen clinging particles.
tip it back and forth several times. Empty the rinsate Empty residue into application or manufacturing into application equipment or a mix tank or store equipment. Disposing of Fiber Drum and/or Liner: Do not rinsate for later use or disposal. Repeat this procedure reuse this fiber drum for any other purpose other than two more times. Then, for Plastic Containers, offer for refilling (see preceding). Cleaning the container (liner recycling if available or puncture and dispose of in a and/or fiber drum) before final disposal is the responsi- sanitary landfill, or by incineration. Do not burn, bility of the person disposing of the container. Offer the unless allowed by state and local ordinances. For liner for recycling if available or dispose of liner in a Metal Containers, offer for recycling if available or sanitary landfill, or by incineration. Do not burn, unless reconditioning if appropriate, or puncture and dispose allowed by state and local ordinances. If drum is contam- of in a sanitary landfill, or by other procedures inated and cannot be reused, dispose of it in the manner approved by state and local authorities.
required for its liner. To clean the fiber drum before finaldisposal, completely empty the fiber drum by shaking andtapping sides and bottom to loosen clinging particles.
Empty residue into application or manufacturingequipment. Then offer the fiber drum for recycling ifavailable or dispose of in a sanitary landfill, or byincineration. Do not burn, unless allowed by state andlocal ordinances.
All Other Refillable Containers: Refillable container.
Refill this container with DuPont™ PERSPECTIVE™ LIABILITY
containing aminocyclopyrachlor and chlorsulfuron only.
NOTICE: Read this Limitation of Warranty and Do not reuse this container for any other purpose.
Liability Before Buying or Using This Product. If the Cleaning the container before final disposal is the respon- Terms Are Not Acceptable, Return the Product at Once, sibility of the person disposing of the container. Cleaning Unopened, and the Purchase Price Will Be Refunded. It before refilling is the responsibility of the refiller. To clean is impossible to eliminate all risks associated with the the container before final disposal, empty the remaining use of this product. Such risks arise from weather contents from this container into application equipment or conditions, soil factors, off target movement, unconven- mix tank. Fill the container about 10 percent full with tional farming techniques, presence of other materials, water. Agitate vigorously or recirculate water with the the manner of use or application, or other unknown pump for 2 minutes. Pour or pump rinsate into application factors, all of which are beyond the control of DuPont.
equipment or rinsate collection system. Repeat this rinsing These risks can cause: ineffectiveness of the product, procedure two more times. Then, (a) for plastic crop injury, or injury to non-target crops or plants.
containers, offer for recycling, if available or puncture and dispose of in a sanitary landfill, or by incineration, or, if allowed by state and local authorities, by burning. If DuPont warrants that this product conforms to the burned, stay out of smoke, or (b) for metal containers, chemical description on the label thereof and is offer for recycling if available or reconditioning if reasonably fit for the purpose stated in the Directions for appropriate or puncture and dispose of in a sanitary Use, subject to the inherent risks described above, when landfill, or by other procedures approved by state and used in accordance with the Directions for Use under local authorities. Prior to refilling, inspect carefully for damage such as cracks, punctures, abrasions, worn outthreads and closure devices. Check for leaks after refilling TO THE EXTENT CONSISTENT WITHAPPLICABLE LAW, DUPONT MAKES NO OTHER Outer Pouches of Water Soluble Packets (WSP):
Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this
container. Offer for recycling, if available or, dispose of the empty outer foil pouch in the trash as long as WSP is unbroken. If the outer pouch contacts the formulated product in any way, the pouch must be triple rinsed with clean water. Add the rinsate to the spray tank and dispose of the outer pouch as described previously.
THIS PRODUCT. BUYER'S OR USER'SBARGAINED-FOR EXPECTATION IS CROP Do not transport if this container is damaged or leaking. If the container is damaged, leaking or obsolete, or in the event of a major spill, fire or other emergency, contact DuPont at 1-800-441-3637, day or night.
confer any rights under patents of countries outside of the BREACH OF WARRANTY OR CONTRACT,NEGLIGENCE, TORT OR STRICT LIABILITY), The DuPont Oval, DuPont™ and PERSPECTIVE™ are trademarks or registered trademarks of E. I. duPont de THIS PRODUCT, SHALL BE THE RETURN OF THEPURCHASE PRICE OF THE PRODUCT, OR AT THEELECTION OF DUPONT OR SELLER, THE SL - 1396-1 021811 01-20-11
To the extent consistent with applicable law that allowssuch requirement, DuPont or its Ag Retailer must haveprompt notice of any claim so that an immediateinspection of buyer's or user's growing crops can bemade. Buyer and all users shall promptly notify DuPontor a DuPont Ag Retailer of any claims, whether basedon contract, negligence, strict liability, other tort orotherwise, or be barred from any remedy. ThisLimitation of Warranty and Liability may not beamended by any oral or written agreement.
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