Interest Approach What did the last slide read? Hold your hand up high if you think it had correct grammar. Hold your hand up high if you thought it was a valid statement. Hold your hand up high if you thought it read “PARIS IN THE SPRING”. Let’s take a closer look!!
Interest Approach Is it easy to make an error? Are there times when reading or interpreting something wrong can become a severe problem? What can you do to increase your accuracy in reading?
Student Objectives 1. Explain the purpose of the pesticide label. 2. Identify the information that should be included on the pesticide label. 3. Explain when the pesticide label should be read.
Terms Active ingredient Common name Emulsifying agents Formulation General-Use Pesticide Inert Keep out of Reach of Children Restricted-Use Pesticide Signal Words Surfactants Toxicity Trade (Brand) name
What to Do With the Pesticide Label. Read the label Understand the label Follow the label
A PESTICIDE LABEL IS A BINDING DOCUMENT! IT IS ILLEGAL TO USE THE CHEMICAL IN A MANNER DIFFERENT FROM THE LABEL
Information on a Label Use Classification Trade (Brand) Name Formulation Common Name Ingredients Net Contents of Container Signal Words Precautionary Statements Establishment Number EPA Registration Number Name and Address of Manufacturer Hazardous Materials Warning Labels Notice of Limitations Directions for Use
The Three Signal Words Are Caution Warning Danger
Direction for Use 1. Sites which can be treated with the pesticide 2. Target pest(s) the product will control 3. Amount of chemical to use per acre 4. Type of equipment and application methods that can be used 5. Proper mixing procedures 6. When the pesticides should be applied 7. Reentry limitations 8. Guidelines for storage and disposal 9. Limitations on its use
When Do You Need to Read the Label? Before buying the pesticide Before mixing the pesticide Before applying the pesticide Before storing the pesticide Before disposing of excess pesticide or the container
. Review Explain the purpose of the pesticide label
Identify the information that should be included on the pesticide label.
List the three signal words Caution Warning Danger
Explain when the pesticide label should be read. Every time you do anything with the pesticide!