Acephate is less toxic in mammals because The active ingredient in ACEPHATE 75 SP is acephate, a water soluble insecticide readily absorbed by plant roots and foliage to give systemic control of feeding insects. Acephate and its primary metabolite, methamidophos, are toxic to Heliothis spp. Carbosulfan 4.5 out of 5 stars 10. The agricultural use of this insecticide will end at the end of 2018. as drooling, seizures, muscle weakness, lethargy, coma, and pupil constriction. It also controls leaf miners, caterpillars, sawflies, thrips, and spider mites in the previously stated crops as well as turf, and forestry. $25.99 $ 25. broken down into smaller chemicals, and a very small amount converts to methamidophos. This document is Product Description: Acephate 97UP Insecticide Other means of identification Item#: 12U-102 Synonyms Not Available Registration number(s) 70506-8 Recommended use of the chemical and restrictions on use Recommended use Insecticide. #X8-83560101). Extension Toxicology Network. When rats were fed acephate every day for generations, the animals had reduced mating success and lower survival The information in this publication does not in any way Acephate asked by the general public about pesticides that are regulated by the The active ingredient in ACEPHATE 90 PRILL is acephate, a water soluble insecticide readily absorbed by plant roots and foliage to give systemic control of feeding insects Insect pests are . Plants absorb Cooperative Extension Offices of Cornell University, Oregon State University, the University of Idaho, and the University of California at Davis. Acephate emits toxic fumes of various oxides of phosphorus, nitrogen, and sulfur when heated to decomposition. citrus trees, as a seed treatment, on golf courses, and in commercial or Acephate does not deliver an instant kill and it may take several minutes or longer for a pest to succumb to the active ingredient. The U.S. annually uses 4–5 million pounds of acephate. Orthene PCO. feather puffing, drooped wings, shaking, and convulsions. However, they break down relatively quickly. NPIC is a cooperative agreement Acephate is an organophosphate insecticide. around homes, but most of those uses are no longer allowed. reduced eggs, egg hatching, and hatchling survival, and possibly disrupted migratory patterns. If you wish to discuss a pesticide problem, please call 1-800-858-7378. on roses and greenhouse ornamentals). GENERAL USE INFORMATION Acephate E 75 Insecticide is an insecticide for control of pests on selected agricultural crops and in certain non-crop areas. INTRODUCTION: Acephate is an organophosphate foliar spray insecticide of moderate persistence with residual systemic activity of about 10-15 days at the recommended use rate. intended to be educational in nature and helpful to consumers for Insect pests are generally controlled more effectively by Acephate through ingestion than by contact. Description. studies, acephate was absorbed into the blood and went to skin, liver, kidneys, and heart. Uses: Acephate is a general-use insecticide registered for use on food crops, agricultural seed and non-bearing plants, institutions and commercial buildings including public health facilities, sod, golf course turf, ant mounds, and horticultural nursery plants. What are some products that contain acephate? Acephate exposure has not been known to cause organophosphate-associated Humans and animals absorb acephate into the body quickly when it is eaten, breathed in, or gets on the skin. has been registered by the U.S. EPA since 1973. Signs of toxicity in birds include clumsiness, depression, shortness of breath, on roses and greenhouse ornamentals). It also controls leaf miners, caterpillars, sawflies, thrips, and spider mites in the previously stated crops as well as turf, and forestry. in pre- and post-natal exposure studies. NPIC provides No changes in nervous system development, behavior or cognitive abilities were seen in offspring People may eat acephate residues on fruits or vegetables that Acephate Pro PCO (a.i. body quickly; less than one percent of the acephate remained in rats three days after eating it. The active ingredient in ACEPHATE 75 WSP is acephate, a water soluble insecticide readily absorbed by plant roots and foliage to give systemic control of feeding insects. Lower levels Active ingredient is acephate which is absorbed by plant roots (soil treatment with granulated form) or by foliage (foliar sprays) and translocated throughout the plant. and in water-soluble packets. Pets might be exposed to acephate by eating granules from the ground. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA). The EPA classifies acephate as a "possible human carcinogen." Acephate is a broad-spectrum insecticide If any exposures occur, be sure to follow the First Acephate 90 WDG is a dispersible granule used as an insecticide for control of pests on selected agricultural crops and in listed non-crop areas. 1.800.858.7378 npic@ace.orst.edu Acephate Pro 75 is used on mounds for fire ant control. Compatibility Tremor 75 SP is compatible with all existing plant protection chemicals presently available in the market. institutional facilities. Moderately toxic Azinphos-methyl: Guthion, Methyl-Guthion Organophosphate 2.5 days banned in the European Union since 2006. highly toxic Chlorpyrifos: Dursban, Lorsban Organophosphate However, acephate is toxic to both people and the environment. are currently registered. spray mist or by getting spray or granules on their skin. With its dual mode of action, contact and systemic activity, ORTHENE 97 insecticide is the proven choice for key insect control in dozens of high-value vegetable crops as well as soybeans, cotton and tobacco. In humans and other mammals, about three quarters of the acephate moves through the body unchanged. Acephate. Same as Orthene Formula II. Acephate is an insecticide that belongs to the organophosphate group of chemicals.It is typically used as a foliar spray against chewing and sucking insects, such as aphids, leaf miners, Lepidopterous larvae, sawflies, and thrips on fruits, vegetables, potatoes, sugarbeet, vines, rice, hops, ornamentals, and greenhouse crops like peppers and cucumbers. Aid instructions on the product label carefully. plants. It can also be applied outdoors in residential areas and is often used to control fire ants. You would use 8 oz (1/2 lb) of Acephate 97UP Insecticide per 100 gallons, which breaks down to 0.08 oz per gal of water, which is about 2 grams or 1/2 teaspoon. http://npic.orst.edu/factsheets/acephagen.html. of their offspring. requirements, nor does it necessarily reflect the position of the It is considered non-phytotoxic on many crop plants. Dogs that Always follow label instructions and take steps to avoid exposure. Acephate General Fact Sheet; National Pesticide Information Center, Oregon State University Extension Services. between Oregon State University and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (cooperative agreement You can limit harm to bees and butterflies by not applying Bonide Systemic Insect … ACEPHATE 90 PRILL is an insecticide for control of pests on selected agricultural crops and in certain non-crop areas . The effectiveness of TITAN Acephate 970 SG Insecticide on resistant individuals could be significantly reduced. After high exposures, salamander hatchlings had decreased growth, RESISTANCE WARNING ACEPHATE 750 SP is a group code 1B insecticide.Any insect population may contain individuals naturally About 100 products that contain acephate Acephate is slightly toxic to fish and amphibians. However, there are currently no studies indicating Acephate clears the 99 ($2.17/Pound) FREE Shipping. The author of one book states that acephate throws off the navigation systems of white-throated sparrows and other songbirds, making them unable to tell north from south. Acephate is an organophosphate foliar and soil insecticide of moderate persistence with residual systemic activity of about 10–15 days at the recommended use rate. People exposed to acephate have had nausea, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, shaking, Cockroach Index . We're open from 8:00AM to 12:00PM Pacific Time, Mon-Fri, You are here: NPIC Home Page Pesticide Ingredients Active Ingredients Active Ingredient Fact Sheets Acephate General Fact Sheet. By direct application to mounds, it is effective in destroying imported fire ants. 1-800-222-1222. Acephate is absorbed into plants, so insects that feed on treated plants may eat acephate. that children are more sensitive to acephate, specifically. For more detailed information about acephate please visit the list of referenced resources or call 1; Signal words for products containing acephate may range from Caution to Danger. once had DNA damage in blood cells, although the damage was repaired four days after the exposure. Acephate is applied to golf courses and turf, as well as, to horticulture crops. It is an offense under the Pest Control Products Act to use a control product under unsafe conditions. of exposure can happen if people work with acephate-treated soils or Has anyone studied non-cancer effects from long-term exposure to acephate? http://npic.orst.edu. The Forest industry uses it on pine trees and Christmas trees. What are some signs and symptoms from a brief exposure to acephate? conditions such as intermediate syndrome or Organophosphate-Induced Delayed Polyneuropathy. The products listed are all for outdoor use on non-food crops. 926872 Insects, such as fire ants are generally controlled more effectively by ingestion of the Acephate 75 SP than by contact. As a general use insecticide, Acephate has a residual effect of 10-15 days. It is has a moderate to low toxicity to birds, honeybees, earthworms and most aquatic organisms. ; Phytotoxicity It is not phytotoxic on any crops if used at recommended doses. For additional treatment advice, contact the Poison Control Center at mammal bodies do not turn it into methamidophos very well. Symptoms of exposure to acephate include a slight irritation of eyes and skin. Agricultural communities apply it to crops such as citrus trees, fruit, potatoes, sugar beets, vine plants, mint, cotton, tobacco, hop cultivation, cranberries, and other berries. Can acephate affect birds, fish, and other wildlife? Acephate 97UP is manufactured by UPI and is an insecticide that comes in a water soluable formulation and provides reliable contact and systemic control of a wide spectrum of sucking and chewing insects. You should only use acephate if there are no safer alternatives and as part of an integrated pest management system (IPM). Acephate O,S-Dimethyl acetylphosphoramidothioate . Please cite as: Christiansen, A.; Gervais, J.; Buhl, K.; Stone, D. 2011. were treated with acephate. People can be exposed while applying acephate by breathing in the Acephate is an organophosphate foliar and soil insecticide of moderate persistence with residual systemic activity of about 10–15 days at the recommended use rate. It is used on food crops, In animal Acephate is an organophosphate insecticide used on a variety of crops, including lettuce, celery, peppers, cotton, and beans. Is acephate likely to contribute to the development of cancer? Wildlife Poisoning / Environmental Incident. Are children more sensitive to acephate than adults? ate acephate had vomiting, diarrhea, shaking, and difficulty walking and breathing. Some is acephate quickly from the soil into their roots or through their leaves, and move it to other parts of the plant. Acephate is sold as a soluble powder, as emulsifiable concentrates, as pressurized aerosol, and in tree injection systems and granular formulations. other information on the pesticide label or any other regulatory potatoes, carrots, greenhouse tomatoes, and lettuce) and in horticulture (e.g. Acephate products may be sold as powders, liquids, granules, tablets, As of 2012, the EPA no longer allows the usage of acephate on green beans grown in the United States.[2]. Acephate/ Orthene concentrates are no longer labeled for indoor residential use but can be used in restaurants, hospitals, ships, warehouses and other such buildings. Bonide Systemic Insect Control contains the active ingredient Acephate. Uses advised against Activties contrary to label recomendation Details of the Supplier of the Safety Data Sheet Acephate 97up Systemic Insecticide 97% Orthene ( 1 Lb Bag ) Great For Fire Ants" Not For Sale To California. that are considered resistant to other organophosphate insecticides. and is highly toxic to bees and other beneficial insects. 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