- Registered Safe for use on All Food Crops Insecticide - With no With-Holding Period - Broad Spectrum Emulsifiable Concentrate
A broad-spectrum INSECTICIDE derived from the active ingredient in Neem kernel DOES NOT CONTAIN RAW NEEM OIL. For the control of aphids, thrips, whitefly, leaf mining flies, mealy bugs and scale and many others that suck, rasp or chew. No withholding period and safe for use ON ALL FOOD CROPS.
Active ingredient: Contains 10 g/litre azadirachtin in the form of an emulsifiable concentrate.
HSNO classes: 6.1E, 6.4A, 6.5B, 6.8B, 9.1C, 9.3C
Mode of action: Naturally Neem is a contact, anti-feedant, endocrine disruptor. It is particularly effective on insects that suck and rasp (i.e. aphids, thrips, chew etc). For the control of caterpillars, combine with a Btk (Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki) insecticide at lowest recommended rates.
Environment: Ecotoxic. Harmful to aquatic organisms. Avoid contamination of any water supply with product or empty container. Harmful to terrestrial vertebrates. Low toxicity to bees, but should only be applied when bees are not foraging.
First aid: If swallowed, do NOT induce vomiting. Contact the National Poisons Centre 0800 POISON (0800 764 766) for advice. If in eyes, irrigate with water. Obtain medical advice if irritation persists. If on skin, wash immediately with clean water.
Warning: May be harmful if swallowed, inhaled or absorbed through the skin. May cause eye irritation. May cause reproductive/developmental damage from repeated oral ingestion.
User: Avoid contact with vapour or spray mist. Wash hands and exposed skin after work.
Storage: Store in original container, tightly closed and in a locked, dry, cool, well-ventilated area, away from foodstuffs. When stored appropriately, this product should show no significant degradation for 2 years from the date of manufacture.
Crops: Vegetables, fruits, ornamental and plantation crops, lawns, flowers.
Mixing: Mixes readily with water. Pour the measured quantity of Naturally Neem into a partly filled spray tank and agitate the mixture while adding the remaining water and any additional insecticide or fungicide at the end of the filling. Maintain agitation during the spraying operation.
Notes: 1. No additional surfactant or wetting agent is required but can assist.
2. Spray-strength mixture should be used within 12 hours of mixing.
3. IPM and effects on non-target pest species. When applied at label rates, Naturally Neem is usually harmless to beneficial insects and predatory mites.
4. Naturally Neem is believed to be non-phytotoxic to all plants, however if crop/plant appearance is important, test the product on a small area.
Compatibility: Compatible with most commonly used fungicides except the strong alkaline compounds such as lime sulphur and Bordeaux mixture. These and other copper compounds should be applied separately.
Application: Thorough coverage of plants is essential for optimal results. The product can be applied through all conventional ground spraying equipment, calibrated to ensure thorough coverage of the crop. Water rates will depend on the crop and growth stage. When applying concentrate sprays, adjust the dilution rate accordingly.
Bee safety: Low toxicity to bees, but should only be applied when they are not foraging (i.e. early morning or evening).
Withholding period: No withholding period and safe for use on all food crops.
IT IS AN OFFENCE to use this product on animals.
Pack sizes: 1, 4 and 10 litres. Also, sample size available from the website under ‘Home Gardeners’ makes 100 litres, or from one of our stockists at 80+ garden centres around NZ.