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|Mode of action||UN—Compounds of unknown or uncertain mode of action|
|Target pests||Mites and red spiders|
|Hosts||Cotton, fruit, grapevines, tobacco, vegetables and ornamentals|
|Formulations||Liquid concentrates, emulsifiable concentrates and wettable powders|
|Home garden use||Yes|
|No of Australian Approvals and Registrations||3 active constituents, 4 products|
|Poison schedule||Schedule 5. Note: Some products are co-formulated and Schedule 6.|
|Australian Health-based guidance values||
ADI: 0.001 mg/kg bw per day (1990)No Australian ARfD established
- Very long REIs are required which may make it unsuitable for home garden uses.
- Preliminary estimate with respect to use on vegetables indicates that chronic dietary intake of residues exceeds the ADI.
- No Australian ARfD has been established. Estimates using overseas ARfDs raises concerns about acute dietary exposure for a number of commodities.
- Not a cost-effective chemical for controlling mites in cotton. Further, a variety of alternatives are available
- Not an effective miticide in turf
- This is a highly important chemical for pest management across a number of vegetable crops; alternatives are available for some uses, but not all.