SPECIMEN LABEL Pro-Mate Prodiamine 0.29% Plus Fertilizer IF SWALLOWED: • Call a poison control center or doctor immediately for treatment FOR SELECTIVE PREEMERGENCE CONTROL OF GRASS AND advice. BROADLEAF WEEDS IN LAWNS AND ORNAMENTAL TURF • Have person sip a glass of water if able to swallow. (excluding golf course putting greens) • Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so by a poison control LANDSCAPE ORNAMENTAL, ESTABLISHED PERENNIALS AND center or doctor. WILDFLOWER PLANTINGS • Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. STOPS MANY UGLY WEED GRASSES BEFORE THEY GROW IF INHALED: PREVENTS CRABGRASS, ANNUAL BLUEGRASS, FOXTAIL & • Move person to fresh air. MORE • If person is not breathing, call 911 or an ambulance, then give artificial respiration, preferably by mouth-to-mouth, if possible. ACTIVE INGREDIENT: • Call a poison control center or doctor for further treatment Prodiamine: [N3 N3-Di-n-propyl-2,4-dinitro-6-(trifluoromethyl)-m- advice. phenylenediamine]………………...……………………………….0.29% INERT INGREDIENTS: ...…………..…………………...……….99.71% HOT LINE NUMBER TOTAL:……………………………….……………………...…..100.00% Have the product container or label with you when calling a poison control center or doctor, or going for treatment. You may also contact (800) 424-9300, collect day or night, for emergency KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN medical treatment information. CAUTION Si usted no entiende la etiqueta, busque a alguien para que se la explique a usted en detalle. (If you do not understand the label, find ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS someone to explain it to you in detail.) This product has low solubility in water. At the limits of solubility, this product is not toxic to fish. However, at concentrations above the See back panel for further precautions and First Aid Information. level of water solubility, it may be toxic to fish. Do not apply directly to water, to areas where surface water is present or to intertidal PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENTS areas below the mean high water mark. Drift and runoff from treated HAZARDS TO HUMANS AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS areas may be hazardous to aquatic organisms in adjacent sites. Do CAUTION not contaminate water when disposing of equipment washwaters. Causes moderate eye injury (irritation). Harmful if inhaled or absorbed through the skin. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, or clothing. DIRECTIONS FOR USE Avoid breathing dust. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner handling. Prolonged or repeated skin contact with product may inconsistent with its labeling. cause allergic reactions in some individuals. For use on lawns, ornamental turf (excluding golf course putting EPA Reg. No. 5905-573 EPA Est. No. greens), and ornamental trees, vines, and plants only. Not for use on SN 082008/0309 plants being grown for sale or other commercial use, for commercial NET WEIGHT: 50 Lbs. (22.68 Kg) seed production, or for research purposes. For use on plants intended for aesthetic purposes or climatic modification and being grown in ornamental gardens or parks, or on golf courses or lawns MANUFACTURED FOR: and grounds. HELENA CHEMICAL COMPANY 225 SCHILLING BOULEVARD, SUITE 300 Not for use on turf being grown for sale or other commercial use as COLLIERVILLE, TN 38017 sod, or for commercial seed production, or for research purposes. FIRST AID This product is a selective pre-emergence herbicide that provides IF IN EYES: residual control of many grass and broadleaf weeds in established lawns and ornamental turf (excluding golf course putting greens), • Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 landscape ornamentals and established perennials and wildflower minutes. plantings. It controls susceptible weeds by inhibiting weed seeds, • Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, germination and root development. When used according to then continue rinsing eye. directions, it will control; barnyardgrass; bluegrass; annual (Poa • Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice. annua); carpetweed; chickweed, common; chickweed, mouseear IF ON SKIN OR CLOTHING: (from seed); crabgrass (large, smooth); crowfootgrass; cupgrass, • Take off contaminated clothing. woolly; foxtails, annual; goosegrass1; henbit; itchgrass; johnsongrass • Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. (from seed); junglerice; knotweed; kochia; lambsquarter, common; • Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice. lovegrass; panicum (Texas, fall, browntop); pigweed; purslane, common; pusley, Florida; rescuegrass3, shepherd’s purse2, Disclaimer: Always refer to the label on the product before using Helena or any other label. SPECIMEN LABEL signalgrass, broadleaf; speedwell, Persian; sprangletop; spurge, amount of this product that may be applied per year is given for each prostrate; witchgrass; woodsorrel, yellow (from seed). turf grass species. Do not exceed the maximum yearly rate listed: 1In many areas a single application of 5.2 to 11.9 pounds/1,000 MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM APPLICATIOON RATES (by Turf Grass square feet (225 to 518 pounds/acre) will control goosegrass. Species) However, under heavy goosegrass pressure and/or an extended Turf Species Minimum Rate Maximum Annual growing season, most effective weed control may be obtained with Rate1 an initial application of 5.2 to 7.9 pounds/1,000 square feet (225 to Bahiagrass, 2.75 lbs/1,000 sq. 11.9 lbs./1,000 sq. 345 pounds/acre), followed after 60 to 90 days by a second Bermudagrass2 ft. ft. per year application at doses that would not exceed the maximum annual rate Centipedegrass, (120 lbs/acre) (518 lbs/acre per (see “Minimum and Maximum Application Rate by Turfgrass Zoysiagrass, Seashore year) Species” table in the Rates of Application section of this label). Paspalum, St. Augustinegrass 2For this weed, apply in late summer, fall or winter prior to Tall Fescue (including germination. turf-Type) Buffalograss 2.75 lbs/1,000 sq. 7.9 lbs/1,000 sq. ft. 3Suppresstion only. Kentucky Bluegrass ft. per year Perennial Ryegrass (120 lbs./acre) (345 lbs/acre per WHEN TO APPLY TO ESTABLISHED TURF: This product must be year) applied prior to germination of weed seeds, as it will not control Creeping Red Fescue 2.75 lbs/1,000 sq. 6 lbs/1,000 sq. ft. established weeds. ft. per year (120 lbs.acre) (260 lbs/acre per THIS MAP SHOWS APPROXIMATE CRABGRASS GERMINATION year) DATES Creeping Bentgrass 2.75 lbs/1,000 sq. 5.2 lbs/1,000 sq. ft. ft. per year (120 lbs/acre) (225 lbs/acre per year) 1These are the maximum rates per calendar year. 2May be used on newly sprigged or plugged Bermudagrass at rates not to exceed 4.1 pounds/1,000 square feet (179 pounds/acre). APPLICATION DIRECTIONS: Apply this product uniformly, using a Newly sprigged or plugged Bermudagrass stolon rooting may be suitable spreader that has been properly calibrated. Most effective temporarily retarded. Suppression only of foxtail, goosegrass and weed control will be obtained when this product is activated by at rescuegrass due to reduced rates used in sprigging situations. least 0.5 inch of rainfall or irrigation, or with shallow (1-2 inches) incorporation, prior to weed seed germination and within 14 days This product may be applied as a single application or in sequential application. applications to control weeds germinating throughout the year. Sequential applications may be made so long as the total amount of USE PRECAUTIONS: The following precautions apply to the use of product applied does not exceed the maximum annual application this product in turf grasses and lawns. Application of this product rates recommended for each turf species. The length of time of may thin emerged annual bluegrass and newly overseeded grasses. residual weed control provided by this product is related to the rate Do not apply to overseeded turf within 60 days after seeding or until applied. Use the higher rates listed for longer periods of weed after the second moving, whichever is longer. Injury to desireable control. seedlings is likely if this product is applied before seedling secondary roots are in the second inch of soil (not thatch plus soil). Do not WHEN TO OVERSEED AFTER APPLICATION: This product will apply newly set sod until the following year. Application to turf inhibit germination of turf seed if overseeded too soon after stressed by drought, low fertility, or pest damage may result in turf application. Follow rates and intervals in table for best injury. Disturbing the herbicide barrier with cultural practices (such overseedling/reseeding results. See map above for states in North, as core aeration) may result in reduced weed control. Do not apply Transition, and South Zones. to putting greens or areas where dichondra, colonial bentgrass, velvet bentgrass or annual bluegrass (Poa annua) are desirable species. Do not apply through any type of irrigations system. Do not USE RATE MONTHS BEFORE apply aerially. Do not graze or feed livestock forage cut from treated OVERSEEDING areas. North Transition South 2.75 pounds/1,000 sq. ft. (120 4 4 4 RATES OF APPLICATION: This product is recommended for use pounds/acre) on the turf grass species listed in the following table. The maximum Disclaimer: Always refer to the label on the product before using Helena or any other label. SPECIMEN LABEL 5.2 pounds/1,000 sq. ft. (225 5 4 4 of clods, weeds and debris such as leaves. Prior to application, pounds/acre) control existing vegetation by hand weeding, cultivation or the use of 6 pounds/1,000 sq. ft. (260 6 5 5 an appropriate post-emergence herbicide. pounds/acre) 6.3 pounds/1,000 sq. ft. (275 - 6 6 TOLERANT ORNAMENTAL SPECIES: This product will not harm pounds/acre) most trees, shrubs, vines and flowers. The species listed below are 7.9 pounds/1,000 sq. ft (345 - 7 7 tolerant to this product. Best results will be obtained when product is pounds/acre) uniformly applied to the soil surface; avoid applying to ornamental 9 pounds/1,000 sq. ft. (393 - - 9 shoots which may defeat the effort to get uniform distribution on the pounds/acre) soil surface. This product may be applied over the top of these 10.3 pounds/1,000 sq. ft. (448 - - 10 species. When plants are under stress (such as heat, drought or pounds/acre) frost damage) some cultivars of listed plants may be sensitive to this 11.9 pounds/1,000 sq. ft. (518 - - 12 product. pounds/acre) SCIENTIFIC NAME COMMON NAME LANDSCAPE ORNAMENTALS: (including established perennials Abies spp. Fir species* (Balsam, Frasier, and wildflower plantings): This product may be applied for residual Noble, etc.) pre-emergence weed control in ornamentals. Apply at the rate of 5.2 Abelia grandflora Abelia: Sherwood to 11.9 pounds/1,000 square feet (225 to 518 pounds/acre) in fall Acer palmatum Japanese Maple and/or spring. Use higher rates of application for longer control A. Platanoides Norway Maple periods. Sequential applications may be made so long as the total Achillea spp. Yarrow: King Edward amount of product applied does not exceed the maximum annual Agapanthus africanus Lily-of-the-Nile (African Lily) application rate of 11.9 pounds/1,000 square feet (518 pounds/acre) Agapanthus orientalis per year. Akebia quintata Five-leaf of Chocolate Vine Allium cemuum Lady’s Leek, Nodding Onion SPREADER SETTINGS to apply at the listed pounds per 1,000 Anemone hybrida Japanese Anenome square feet Aquillegia spp. Aquilegia: Red and Gold 1 2 3 4 5 6 Arctostaphylos densiflora Vine Hill Manzanita lbs. lbs. lbs. lbs. lbs. lbs. Arctotheca calendula Cape Weed Artemesia spp. Wormwood; Silver Mound, SGN 150-180 Castle Earthway Rotary 11 12 14 15 15 16 Aster spp. Aster: Bonnie Blue,Purple Ezee-Flow C1 C1 C2 C2 ½ C3 C3 Dome Lesco C D H I I J Aster X Frikartii Lesco 8 10 15 16 17 21 Athrium Filiz-femina Lady Fern; Fern Lady Scotts SR2000 H I J K L M Aucuba japonica Japanese Aucuba SGN 200-220 Begonia spp. Fibrous Begonia: Hardy Earthway Rotary 12 14 15 16 18 20 Grandis Ezee-Flow C1 C2 C2 ½ C3 A4 A5 Berberis gladwynensis Barberry Lesco D G I J K L B. Julianae Wintergreen Barberry Lesco 10 15 17 21 22 24 B. mentorensis Mentor Barberry Scotts SR2000 I K L M N O B. Thunbergii Japanese Barberry (May contain additional spreader brands/models, spreader settings B. Verruculosa Warty Barberry and spreader use instructions as appropriate for the product.) Bergenia cordifolia Boltonia asteroids Snowbank APPLICATION TIMING AND INFORMATION: This product may be Buddleia davidii Butterfly-Bush (Dwarf Blue); applied to newly transplanted and established ornamentals a Royal Red broadcast, over the top or directed application. Around new Buxus microphylla Japanese Boxwood transplants, delay application to allow soil to settle and water Callistermon viminalis Weeping Bottlebrush thoroughly before applying. Apply after cuttings form roots and Calluna vulgaris Scotch Heather become established. Apply before budding/grafting or after Campanula carpatica Tussock Bellflower, (White buds/grafts have taken to avoid any inhibition of the tissue union. Clips) This product is a pre-emergence herbicide and will not control Campis X Tagliabuana Trumpet Flower, Madame emerged weeds. Most effective weed control in ornamentals will be Galen obtained when this product is activated by at least 0.5 inch of rainfall Carpobrotus edulis Hottentot Fig (Ice Plant) or irrigation, or with shallow (1 to 2 inch) mechanical incorporation, Cassia artemisoides Feathery Cassia prior to weed seed germination and within 14 days following Ceanothus rigidus Wild Lilac application. Best weed control is obtained when applied to soil free Ceratostigma plumbagonoides Disclaimer: Always refer to the label on the product before using Helena or any other label. SPECIMEN LABEL Chamaecyparis pisifera False Cypress Iris siberica Siberian Iris; Cabernet Cleyera japonica Cleyera Iris spp. Iris species* Coreopsis spp. Coreopsis (Calliopsis) Early Jasminium nudiflorum Winter Jasmine Sunrise, Moonbeam Juniperus chinensis Chinese Juniper; Nick’s Cornus florida Flowering Dogwood Compact, Parsonnii C. Stolonifera American Dogwood J. conferta Shore Juniper; Blue Pacific Cortaderia seloana Pampas Grass J. davurica Parsoni Cotoneaster apiculatus Cranberry Cotoneaster J. horizontalis Creeping Juniper C. buxifolius Cotoneaster Justicia brandegeana Shrimp Plant C. dammeri Bearberry Cotoneaster Lagerstromia indica Crape Myrtle C. Microphyllus Rockspray Cotoneaster Lagerstromia indica X Fauriei Crape Myrtle; Tuscarora Cretaegus spp. Hawthorne Lantana montevidensis Weeping Lantana Crocosmia spp. Lucifer Lavender spp. Lavender; Munstead Cupressus sempervirens Italian Cypress Leonopodium alpinum Edelweiss Delosperma alba White Trailing Ice Plant Ligustrum amurense Amur Privet Delosperma spp. Cooperi Pink Ligustrum sinense Chinese Privet; Variegata Delphinium spp. Larkspur: Blue Elf L. japonicum Japanese Privet Dianthus deltoides Dianthus: Maiden Pinks L. lucidum Glossy Privet (Waxleaf) “Zing” Lilium spp. Lily; Jazz D. gratianopolitanus Cheddar Pink Liriope muscari Big Blue Lily, Silver Mound, Dodonea viscosa Hop Bush Evergreen Giant Echinacea purpurea Coneflower, Purple; Magnus Liriope muscari var. variegata Liriope, Variegated Elaeagnus pungens Silverberry Liriope spicata Liriope, Creeping Euonymus fortunei Wintercreeper Lobelia Cardinalis Cardinal Flower, Indian Pink E. japonica Evergreen Euonymus Lonicera japonica Japanese Honeysuckle E. kiautschovica Spreading Euonymus L. tatarica Tatarian Honeysuckle Fatsia japonica Japanese Aralia Lorapetalum Chinese Burgundy Forsythia intermedia Border Forsythia Lythrum spp. Loosestrife; Modern Pink Forsythia suspensa Weeping Forsythia Magnolia spp. Magnolia species* F. viridissima Greenstem Forsythia Maleophora luteola Ice Plant Gaillardia spp. Gaillardia, Blanket Flower: Miscanthus sinensis Yaku Jima, Silberfeder “Goblin” Nandina domestica Heavenly Bamboo Gardenia jasminoides Gardenia, Cape-Jasmine Narcissus spp. Narcissus species* Gaura spp. Nerium oleander Oleander Gentiana dahurica Gentian Ophiopogon japonicus Mondo Grass Geranium cinereum Cranesbill Omanthus heterphyllus Osmanthus (False Holly); Gladiolus spp. Gladiolus species* Gulf Tide Gypsophilia repens Baby’s Breath Osteospermum fruiticosum Trailing African Daisy Hedera helix English Ivy Oxydendrum arboreum Sourwood Hellanthemum spp. Sunrose Paeonia suffruticosa Tree Peony Hemerocallis spp. Daylily: Aztec Gold, Stella de Pennisetum setaceumi Fountain Grass (Dwarf) Oro, Tender Love Perovskia atriplicifolia Hibiscus Rose Sharon** Photinia Fraseri Frasier’s Photinia (Redtip) Hibiscus spp. Mallow: Disco Belle White Physotegia Virginiana Dragonhead, False; Vivid Hibiscus rosa-sinensis Chinese Hibiscus Picea spp. Spruce species* (Colorado Hosta plantaginea Hosta, Plantain Lily Blue, Norway, etc.) (Fragrant) Pieris japonica Lily-of-the-Valley Bush H. Sieboldiana Hosta, “Seersucker” Pinus brutia Calabrian Pine Houttuynia cordata var. variegata P. canariensis Canary Island ine Hydrangea macrophylia Bigleaf Hydrangea P. Elliotti Slash Pine Ilex Bernyi Holly P. halepensis Aleppo Pine Ilex cornuta Chinese Holly P. nigra Austrian Pine I. crenata Japanese Holly P. palustrus Longleaf Pine I. opaca American Holly P. radiata Monterey Pine I. vomitoria Yaupon Holly, Schillings P. strobus Eastern White Pine Inula ensifolia P. sylvestris Scotch Pine Iris ensata Sword-Leaved Iris; P. taeda Loblolly Pine Jodlesong P. Thunbergiana Japanese Black Pine Disclaimer: Always refer to the label on the product before using Helena or any other label. SPECIMEN LABEL P. Virginiana Virginia Pine Pittosporum rhombifolium Queensland Pittosporum STORAGE AND DISPOSAL P. tobira Japanese Pittosporum Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage or disposal. Podocarpus macrophyllus Japanese Yew STORAGE: Store in original container in a locked storage area out Prunus laurocerasus English Laurel of reach of children and domestic animals. Pseudotsuga menziesii Douglas Fir* PESTICIDE DISPOSAL: Wastes resulting from the use of this Pyracantha coccinea Firethorn (Scarlet) product may be disposed of on site or at an approved waste disposal P. fortuneana Firethorn facility. P. koidzumii Firethorn CONTAINER DISPOSAL: Non-refillable container. Do not reuse or Pyrus spp. Bradford Pear spp. Quercus Shumardii Oak, Shumard’s Red refill this container. Completely empty bag into application Quercus spp. Oak species equipment. Dispose of empty bag in a sanitary landfill, or by Raphiolepsis indica Indian Hawthorne incineration, or, if allowed by State and local authorities, by burning. Raphiolepsis umbellate Yedda Hawthorne If burned, stay out of smoke. Rhododendron ‘Coral Bells,’ ‘Formosa,’ ‘Hino-crimson,’ ‘PJM’ CONDITIONS OF SALE-LIMITED WARRANTY AND (including Azalea) ‘Delaware LIMITATIONOF LIABILITY AND REMEDIES Valley White’, ‘Roseum Elegans,’ ‘Flame Creeper’, Read the Conditions of Sale - Warranty and Limitations of ‘Girard Crimson’, Liability and Remedies before using this product. If the terms Wakeilebisu’ ‘White Gumbo’, are not acceptable, return the product, unopened, and the full ‘George L. Tabor’ purchase price will be refunded. Rosa banksiae Lady Bank’s Rose Rudbeckia spp. Black-Eyed Susan; The directions on this label are believed to be reliable and should be Goldstrum followed carefully. However, it is impossible to eliminate all risks Santolina virens Santolina inherently associated with use of this product. Crop, injury, Saxifraga spp. Saxifrage; Purple Dome ineffectiveness or other unintended consequences may result from Scabiosa spp. Pincushion Flower the occurrence of extraordinary or unusual weather conditions or the Sedum album Stonecrop failure to follow the label directions or good application practices, all Sedum cauticola Stonecrop; Lidakense of which are beyond the control of Helena Chemical Company (the Sedum dasyphyllum Stonecrop "Company") or seller. In addition, failure to follow label directions Sedum spurium Stonecrop; Dragon Blood may cause injury to crops, animals, man or the environment. The Spiraea bumalda Spirea; Anthony Waterer Company warrants that this product conforms to the chemical Syzygium paniculatum Australian Brushcherry description on the label and is reasonably fit for the purpose referred Taxus cuspidata Japanese Yew to in the directions for use subject to the factors noted above which T. media Yew are beyond the control of the Company. The Company makes no Teucrium spp. Germander other warranties or representations of any kind express or implied, Thalictrum diptercarpum Meadow Rue concerning the product, including no implied warranty of Thuja occidentalis American Arborvitae merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose, and no such Trachelospermum asiatum Star Jasmine warranty shall be implied by law. Tsuga Canadensis Canada Hemlock The exclusive remedy against the Company for any cause of action Tulipa spp. Tulip species relating to the handling or use of this product shall be limited to, at Veronica spp. Veronica, Speedwell; Sunny Helena Chemical Company’s election, one of the following: Border 1. Refund of the purchase price paid by buyer or user for Viburnum japonicum Japanese Viburnum product bought, or V. odoratissimum Sweet Viburmum 2. Replacement of the product used V. plicatum Japanese Snowball To the extent allowed by law, the Company shall not be liable and V. rigidum Canary Island Viburnum any and all claims against the Company are waived for special, V. suspensum Arrowwood Viburnum indirect, incidental, or consequential damages or expense of any V. tinus Laurustinus nature, including, but not limited to, loss of profits or income. The V. trilobium Cranberry Bush Company and the seller offer this product and the buyer and user V. wrightii Leatherleaf Viburnum accept it, subject to the foregoing conditions of sale and limitation of Vinca major Greater Periwinkle, Vinca warranty, liability and remedies. Vinca Minor Common Periwinkle, Vinca Weigela florida Old Fashioned Weigela © Copyright Helena Holding Company, 2009. Yucca aloifolia Spanish Bayonet, Yucca PRODIAMINE® is a registered trademark of Syngenta. Y. filametosa Adam’s Needle, Yucca PRO-MATE® is registered trademark of Helena Holding Company. *Not for use on container grown plants. Disclaimer: Always refer to the label on the product before using Helena or any other label.