Register free!

Reply
 
Thread Tools   Display Modes
  #1  
Old 05-27-2004, 09:28 PM
GBCS GBCS is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Texas
Posts: 93
MSMA label question.

Could someone please explain the "washed into the soil" part in the non-agricultural use requirements regarding children in pets? Thanks..
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 05-27-2004, 11:00 PM
Ric's Avatar
Ric Ric is offline
LawnSite Fanatic
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: S W Florida
Posts: 11,677
Re: MSMA label question.

Quote:
Originally posted by GBCS
Could someone please explain the "washed into the soil" part in the non-agricultural use requirements regarding children in pets? Thanks..
Keep Children and Pet off of Treated surface until dry or washed into the soil.

It sound pretty self explanatory to me. If the irrigation comes on and washes the product into the soil then it is safe to walk on. Now how long does it take to wash into the soil is anyones guess. Now how effective will it be if you run irrigation on before it dry?? Depends on time and the rate of AI and the plants ability to absorb MSMA.
__________________
.

it is one thing to do a off label applications. It is total stupidity to post it on the world wide web and expect people to approve.

You can lead a Donkey to water but you can't make the Jackass Drink

My People Skills are Fine. It is my Idiot Tolerance Skills That needs Work.

.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 05-28-2004, 09:51 AM
GBCS GBCS is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Texas
Posts: 93
Ric, thanks for the info. I do not see the "or until dry" on the label. It does say not to water for at least 24 hours after app. I was just wondering if everyone that applies MSMA instructs the homeowner with children and pets to wash the product in after 24 hours?
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 05-28-2004, 10:05 AM
Ric's Avatar
Ric Ric is offline
LawnSite Fanatic
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: S W Florida
Posts: 11,677
GBCS


I work on St. Augustine exclusively and MSMA is not labelled for it. In Fact Golf Courses use it to keep St Augustine from creeping on to the course. Now any post emerge Herbicide should not be watered in. Pre Emerge yes water in. I irrigate the next day after all application. Depending on the product I irrigate the same day.
__________________
.

it is one thing to do a off label applications. It is total stupidity to post it on the world wide web and expect people to approve.

You can lead a Donkey to water but you can't make the Jackass Drink

My People Skills are Fine. It is my Idiot Tolerance Skills That needs Work.

.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Layout Style:





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.com™ - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:20 PM.

Page generated in 0.07976 seconds with 7 queries