- EPA # 0000264-01057-AA-0000000
- States Registered: AL AR AZ FL GA KS LA MO MS NC NM OK SC TN TX VA
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
RESTRICTED USE PESTICIDE
It is a violation of Federal Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
For use only in commercial seed treatment equipment. Not for use in hopper box, planter box, slurry box, or other farmer-applied applications.
Read the entire label and observe all label directions and precautions before us. Do not use this product except as directed on this label or on other Bayer CropScience supplemental labeling for this product.
It is essential that before using AERIS Seed-Applied Insecticide/Nematicide in any tank mixture the compatibility of the mixture be established . Add AERIS Seed-Applied Insecticide/Nematicide at the recommended label rate to a clean quart jar containing approximately one-half the amount of water intended for a final slurry application rate . Next, follow with all other tank mix components that will be used in the total slurry application. Add last the remaining balance of water. The total amount of volume is determined by the seed size and how much is necessary to ensure complete and uniform coverage and distribution on the seed, as well as the type of commercial seed treating application equipment that will be used.
DO NOT USE MIXTURES THAT CURDLE, PRECIPITATE, OR GEL. FOR BEST RESULTS, TANK MIXTURES SHOULD BE USED IMMEDIATELY AFTER MIXING WITH ADEQUATE AGITATION.
NOTE: Thiodicarb is hydrolytically sensitive to degradation of active ingredient by strong acids AND strong bases. DO NOT ADD AERIS SEED-APPLIED INSECTICIDE/NEMATICIDE TO WATER WITH pH VALUES BELOW 3.0 OR ABOVE 8.5. If necessary, water should be buffered within this range before adding AERIS Seed-Applied Insecticide/Nematicide. Degradation can cause reduced effectiveness, plant phytotoxicity and increased handling hazards.
DIRECTIONS FOR SEED TREATMENT
All seed treated with this product must be colored with an EPA-approved dye or colorant that imparts an unnatural color to the seed to help prevent the inadvertent use of treated seed for food, feed, or oil purposes.
COTTON (Delinted Seed Only)
For Early Season Protection Against Certain Sucking and Lepidopteran Insects and Certain Nematodes:
AERIS Seed-Applied Insecticide will provide protection of cotton seedlings against injury by early season thrips, aphids, lygus, fleahoppers, cutworms and reniform and root knot nematodes . Where the specific application rate is desired on an individual seed basis apply 0.375 mg. imidacloprid a.i. (active ingredient) and 0.375 mg. thiodicarb a.i. per seed prior to planting as a slurry treatment so as to ensure thorough coverage. Otherwise apply 25 .6 fluid ounces product per hundred pounds of seed. Do not apply more than 25.6 fluid ounces per hundredweight of seed. Do not exceed a total of 5.4 pounds thiodicarb a.i. per acre per season for seed treatment applications. In Arizona and California, do not exceed a total of 1.8 pounds thiodicarb a.i. per acre per season for seed treatment applications. Do not exceed a total of 0.5 pounds imidacloprid a.i. per acre per season for seed treatment, soil, and foliar applications combined.
SEED BAG LABEL REQUIREMENTS
The Federal Seed Act requires that bags containing treated seeds shall be labeled with the following statements:
This seed has been treated with thiodicarb and imidacloprid.
Do not use for food, feed or oil purposes.
In addition, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requires the following statements on bags containing seed treated with AERIS Seed-Applied Insecticide/Nematicide:
Store away from food and feedstuffs.
Do not allow children, pets, or livestock to have access to treated seeds.
Wear long-sleeved shirt, long pants, and chemical resistant gloves made out of
any waterproof material when handling treated seed.
For cotton, growers must not exceed a total of 5.4 pounds thiodicarb a.i. (active ingredient) per acre per season for seed treatment. In Arizona and California, do not exceed a total of 1.8 pounds thiodicarb a.i. per acre per season for seed treatment . Growers must not exceed a total of 0.5 pounds imidacloprid a.i. per acre per season for seed treatment, soil, and foliar applications combined.
Treated seed must be planted into the soil at a depth greater than 1 inch. Treated seeds exposed on soil surface may be hazardous to birds or other wildlife. Cover or collect treated seeds that are spilled during loading and in areas such as row ends.
Dispose of all excess treated seed by burial away from bodies of water.
Dispose of seed packaging in accordance with local requirements.
Do not contaminate bodies of water when disposing of planting equipment wash water.
Plant AERIS Seed-Applied Insecticide/Nematicide treated seed based upon local production and Best Management Practices as recommended by your state’s Crop Specialist, IPM Coordinator or Extension Nematologist.
Always calibrate planters prior to planting to ensure the desired seeding rate.
STORAGE AND DISPOSAL
Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage or disposal.
Store unused product in a cool, ventilated, dry area. Do not allow prolonged storage in areas where temperatures frequently exceed 115°F (46°C) or go below 35°F (2°C). NEVER TRANSFER THIS PRODUCT TO ANOTHER CONTAINER FOR STORAGE.
WARRANTY STATEMENT IMPORTANT: READ BEFORE USE
Read the entire Directions for Use, Conditions, Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitations of Liability before using this product. If terms are not acceptable, return the unopened product container at once.
By using this product, user or buyer accepts the following Conditions, Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitations of Liability.
CONDITIONS: The directions for use of this product are believed to be adequate and must be followed carefully. However, it is impossible to eliminate all risks associated with the use of this product. Crop injury, ineffectiveness or other unintended consequences may result because of such factors as weather conditions, presence of other materials, or the manner of use or application, all of which are beyond the control of Bayer CropScience. All such risks shall be assumed by the user or buyer.
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