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Durham Metaldehyde Granules 7.5

Formulated to deliver excellent and long residual control of economically damaging slugs and snails in vegetable and field crops, DURHAM® Metaldehyde is a truly selective pesticide. It zeroes in on slugs and snails without harm to beneficial earthworms, scavenger beetles and other non-target organisms in the environment. DURHAM protects seedlings, fruits and flowers from feedings by slugs and snails to prevent significant losses in yield and marketable produce.

Brand: Durham (3 products)

Functions: Insecticide, Molluscicide

Insecticide Target Species: Slugs, Snails

Application Technique: Ground Soil Applied

Formulation Type: Granules

Technical Data Sheet
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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Family
Agrochemical Functions

Features & Benefits


Active ingredient: metaldehyde 7.5%; Sand core granules coated with active ingredient ensure long-lasting residual effects, as well as provide excellent coverage on smooth surface applications; Broad coverage with a higher number of particles per square foot

Applications & Uses

Application Technique
Insecticide Target Species

A soil surface treatment for control of snails and slugs around:; ornamentals; listed small fruits & berries; citrus; listed vegetable crops; grass grown for seed

Directions for USe

It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. For any requirements specific to your State or Tribe, consult the agency responsible for pesticide regulation. Do not apply this product in a way that will contact workers or other persons, either directly or through drift. Only protected handlers may be in the area during application.

IMPORTANT: Read entire label. Use in accordance with precautionary statements and directions, and with applicable Federal and State regulations. DO NOT APPLY DIRECTLY ONTO PLANTS. Do not allow bait to contact the edible portion of any food crop.

FOR STATE AND/OR FEDERAL INVASIVE MOLLUSK ERADICATION OPERATIONS This product may be used only on the following use sites in response to State and/or Federal invasive mollusk eradication operations. Broadcast applications of this product may be made to the following use-sites for State and/or Federal invasive mollusk eradication operations: fallow land; barrier strips; uncultivated non-agricultural areas; recreational areas; non-food or non-feed brush; weed or dense vegetative areas; railroad, pipeline, highway, power and telephone rights of way and roadsides; guardrails and fences; lumberyards; storage areas; seaports; industrial facility sites, including yards and walkways around industrial buildings, parking areas, parks, golf courses, other public areas; and airport and similar industrial non-crop areas. This product may be applied for State and/or Federal invasive mollusk eradication operations at an individual application rate of no more than 2 lbs. ai/A, and at no more than 6 applications/year.

AGRICULTURAL USE REQUIREMENTS Use this product only in accordance with its labeling and with the Worker Protection Standard, 40 CFR, Part 170. This standard contains requirements for the protection of agricultural workers on farms, forests, nurseries, and greenhouses, and handlers of agricultural pesticides. It contains requirements for training, decontamination, notification, and emergency assistance. It also contains specific instructions and exceptions pertaining to the statements on this label about personal protective equipment (PPE) and restricted-entry interval (REI). The requirements in this box only apply to uses of this product that are covered by the Worker Protection Standard. Do not enter or allow worker entry into treated areas during the restricted-entry interval (REI) of 12 hours. Exception: if the product is soil-injected or soil-incorporated, the Worker Protection Standard, under certain circumstances, allows workers to enter the treated areas without restriction if there will be no contact with anything that has been treated. PPE required for early entry to treated areas that is permitted under the Worker Protection Standard and that involves contact with anything that has been treated, such as plants, soil, or water, is: • Coveralls • Chemical-resistant gloves made of any waterproof material • Shoes plus socks


Formulation Type

Safety & Health

Precautionary Statements


Caution: Harmful if swallowed. Harmful if absorbed through skin. Harmful if inhaled. Causes moderate eye irritation. Avoid contact with skin, in eyes, or on clothing. Avoid breathing dust.

IMPORTANT: This product can be harmful to children and fatal to domestic animals when ingested. Children and dogs may be attracted to the product. Application of this product is prohibited unless children and domestic animals can be excluded from the treated area from the start of the application until applied material is no longer visible. PERSONAL

PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) Mixers, loaders, applicators, and other handlers must wear: • Long-sleeved shirt and long pants • Shoes plus socks USER SAFETY REQUIREMENTS Follow manufacturer’s instructions for cleaning/maintaining PPE. If no such instructions for washables exist, use detergent and hot water. Keep and wash PPE separately from other laundry. Discard clothing and other absorbent materials that have been drenched or heavily contaminated with this product’s concentrate. Do not reuse them.

USER SAFETY RECOMMENDATIONS Users should: • Wash hands before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco or using the toilet. • Remove clothing/PPE immediately if pesticide gets inside. Then wash thoroughly and put on clean clothing. • Remove PPE immediately after handling this product. • Wash the outside of gloves before removing. As soon as possible, wash thoroughly and change into clean clothing.

Storage & Handling

Storage and Disposal

Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage and disposal.

PESTICIDE STORAGE: This product can be harmful to children and fatal to dogs and other domestic animals if ingested. Dogs have been known to ingest metaldehyde after opening or tearing the packaging. Store this product in its original packaging, in a cool, secure location, and out of the reach of children and pets.

PESTICIDE DISPOSAL: To avoid wastes, use all material in this container by application according to label directions. If wastes cannot be avoided, offer remaining product to a waste disposal facility or pesticide disposal program (often such programs are run by state or local governments or by industry).

CONTAINER DISPOSAL: Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. When completely empty, offer for recycling, if available or dispose of empty bag in a sanitary landfill, or by incineration, or, if allowed by state and local authorities, by burning. If burned, stay out of smoke.