Diacidol 20 EC

 

Diacidol is a non-systemic public health pesticide, from the organophosphorus compounds, used as ectoparasiticide, contains 20% (w/v) Diazinon (O,O-diethyl 0-2- isopropyl- 6-methylpyramidin- 4-yl Phosphorothioate (IUPAC)) as emulsifiable concentrate.

-  A useful dressing for the control of Blowfly (Lucilia cuprina) strike on struck sheep, and as a dressing for marking wounds.

-  For the control of Lice (Bovicola bovis, Linognathus vituli, Haematopinus eurysternus) and Buffalo Fly (Haematobia irritans exigua) on cattle, Lice (Bovicola caprae) on goats

 

Animal

Pest

Method

Rate

Critical Comments

Sheep

Blowfly (Lucilia cuprina)

Strike Dressing

100 ml / 20 Liters water

Shear/ clip the strike wound and saturate struck area thoroughly.

Goats

Lice (Bovicola caprae)

Hand Spray

50 ml / 20 Liters water

Thoroughly wet goats with spray. A second spraying may be necessary 16-17 days later.

Cattle

Lice (Bovicola bovis, Linognathus vituli, Haematopinus eurysternus)

Hand Spray

50 ml / 20 Liters water

Spray thoroughly using 5-10 liters per head. A second spraying 16-17 days later is necessary to break the life cycle of the lice.

Cattle (Beef)

Buffalo Fly (Haematobia irritans exigua)

Backrubber

1 Liter / 20 Liters of oil.

Soak backrubber thoroughly. Re-treat as necessary.

-Do not use Diacidol 20 EC for dipping or jetting sheep.

-Do not use on lactating or pregnant ewes where milk or milk products may be used for human consumption.

-  Cattle: 

 Meat: Cattle must not be slaughtered for human consumption during treatment and within 3 days from the last treatment.

 Milk: Nil.

 

-  Sheep and Goats:

Meat: Sheep and goat must not be slaughtered for human consumption during treatment and within 14 days from the last treatment.

Milk (Sheep): Do not use in lactating or pregnant ewes where their milk or milk products may be used for human consumption.

 

Milk (Goats): Milk from treated goats must not be used for human consumption during treatment and within 48 hours from the last treatment.

Wool (Sheep): Do not use less than 2 months before shearing or fiber collection.

 

Store away from any direct source of heat or flame and at temperature below 30oC.