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Meridian 25WG, Insecticide

Meridian

Last updated:
28.07.2020

Insecticide

Authorisation Number: 
DXB-AD-140-1986
Pack size: 
500g
Composition: 
Formulation: 
WG
Mode of action: 
Systemic

The compound gets in the way of information transfer between nerve cells by interfering with nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in the central nervous system, and eventually paralyzes the muscles of the insects.

Meridian 25WG is a broad-spectrum insecticide that is effective when applied at label rates to turf grass, plant foliage and soil. Meridian 25WG contains 4 ounces of active ingredient per pound of formulated product. The active ingredient in Meridian, Thiamethoxam, is a powerful new-generation neonicotinoid, formulated to provide higher water solubility for faster results, along with significant practical benefits in use.

Meridian 25WG is active against many sucking and chewing insect pests by contact and ingestion. Meridian 25WG is relatively short-lived on the surface of plant foliage, readily absorbed into plant tissues, and rain fast once it has dried. The rapid translaminar absorption and distribution within leaves provides excellent residual control of foliar feeding insects. In the soil, the active ingredient in Meridian 25WG will control soil pests upon contact or ingestion and is also readily taken up by plant roots.

Meridian has been shown to be highly effective in controlling Ants (Fire Ants), Beetle, Bugs, Thrips, Whitefly, and Grass Hoppers. The active ingredient moves upwards in the plant to the site of pest infestation. Through feeding on the plant, pests are exposed to the active ingredient in Meridian 25WG. The active ingredient moves upwards in the plant to the site of pest infestation. Through feeding on the plant, pests are exposed to the active ingredient in Meridian 25WG. Feeding will stop within minutes to hours of exposure and be followed by death of the pest.

As it is soluble it can actually help save water on your golf course. Find out more in this article

The damage caused to golf courses in the UAE by 'white grubs' - a pest that Meridian Insecticide controls.

White grub damage to golf course turf in the United Arab Emirates       

Target Pests

  • Ants
  • Fire Ants
  • Beetles
  • Bugs
  • Thrips
  • Whitefly
  • Grass Hopper

                                                                                                        

Legal warning

Re-entry Period

  • Don’t enter or allow worker entry into treated areas for 12 hours

Hazard Statements

  • This pesticide is toxic to wildlife and highly toxic to aquatic invertebrates.
  • This product is highly toxic to bees exposed to direct treatment or residues on blooming crops/plants or weeds.
  • Do not apply this product or allow it to drift to blooming crops/plants or weeds if bees are foraging.
  • For terrestrial uses: Do not apply directly to water, or to areas where surface water is present, or to intertidal areas below the mean high water mark.
  • Drift or runoff from treated areas may be hazardous to aquatic organisms in neighboring areas.
  • Do not contaminate water when cleaning equipment or disposing of equipment wash water.

Precautionary Statements

  • • Hazards to Humans and Domestic Animals. • Harmful if absorbed through skin. • Causes moderate eye irritation. • Avoid contact with eyes, skin, or clothing. • Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling, and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco, or using the toilet. • Remove and wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

Personal Protective Equipment

  • Wear proper personal protective equipment, refer to label for further instruction.

Other Restriction of Use

Like all chemical substances, avoid the exposure to the pesticide spray، Masks should be used to cover the nose and mouth during spraying. Eye visors should be worn when spraying upwards, or in treated areas.
Do not apply directly on food. Avoid applying the pesticide over rivers or water inhabited by fish. The disposal of the excess pesticide spray mixture should be in accordance with the approved procedures agreed upon, and in the areas specified for this issue.
Wash your body, change your clothes and wash your work clothes. Do not refill the container after use. Puncture and dispose it according to the set regulations. Keep the original container of the pesticide closed when not in use. Do not store near food. Keep out of the reach of children.

Tank mixing

Refer to Label for further instruction

Tank mix preparation

Make sure the sprayer is clean and set to give an even application at the correct volume and an even deposit.
Boom sprayer or Knapsack sprayer may be used.

Implementation particular terms

Always use constant agitation of the sprayer tank during mixing, transportation and application.

Mixing and spraying

• Add half of the required water to the sprayer.
• Add the required amount of Meridian and then the remaining water and begin agitation.
• Thoroughly wash all spraying equipment immediately after use.
• The diluted product must be used on the day of mixing.
• Maintain vigorous agitation in the spray tank before and during the application.
• This will ensure a well-mixed spray suspension.
• Do not allow spray suspension to dry in the tank.

Water volume

Min 400l/ha

Pressure

Adapt the pressure for each spray-type.

Rainfastness

1 Hour

Frost sensitivity

PROTECT FROM FROST SHAKE WELL BEFORE USE

Tank mix lifespan

Immediate use.

Tank mix stability

Stable

Rate of Use

800-1200 g/ha

  • In case of toxic or transport emergency ring +44 (0) 1484 538444 anytime (24hr)

  • Features

    • Higher Solubility
    • Increased bio-availability and efficiency
    • Can be sued preventatively & Curatively 

    Benefits

    • Controls Grubs and other soil pests
    • Highly effective at low rates of application
    • Easy to use formulations
    • Can be applied preventively or when small white
    • grubs/ juvenile mole crickets are present