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Technical Data Sheet
BANGUARD™ 80 WG


Chemical Synonym
  • Tetramethylthiuram disulfide, Bis (dimethyldithiocarbamoyl) disulfide, Thiuram
Applications
  • Fungicides

Product Description
Banguard 80 WG is formulated as water-dispersible granules using GRANUFLO® process.

GRANUFLO® formulations have the following advantages:

  • the spherical granules are virtually dust-free, owing to their mechanical strength;
  • they can be measured like a liquid and disperse rapidly in water without foaming;
  • the formulations are not sensitive to frost and do not contain solvent.

Principal applications for Banguard 80 WG include:

  • Fungicide for crop protection: fruit trees and berries, vineyards, vegetables, market gardening, ornamental plants and flowers.
  • Fungicide for seed dressing.
  • Repellent to protect seeds and crops from being eaten by birds, small mammals, rabbits and game (deer, hares).

Thiram controls among others the following diseases:

  • Pip fruits: Venturia (scab), Monilia (brown rot), Stemphylium (brown spot of pears), Botrytis Gloeosporium (bitter rot), Alternaria.
  • Stone fruits: Taphrina (leaf curl), Coryneum (shot holes) Monilia.
  • Strawberry: Botrytis, Colletotrichum (black spots) and Phytophtora
  • Banana: Mycosphaerella (sigatoka disease)
  • Vegetables: Botrytis, Colletotrichum (anthracnose), Septoria, Plasmodiophora, Rhizoctonia.
  • Grapes: Botrytis, Anthracnosis.
  • Seeds : Pythium, Fusarium, Rhizoctonia, Alternaria, Septoria, Phoma.

For authorized crop protection uses, please refer to the registrations in your country.

Thiram is compatible with IPM (Integrated Pest Management) programs, as it is neutral to beneficial insects and Typhlodromus.

Thiram is not phytotoxic.

Not all uses and/or products are registered in all countries/regions. Please contact your local Customer Service Representative for availability in your region.



Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
General
Molecular FormulaC6H12N2S4
Molecular Weight240.4
Melting PointaApprox. 150 °C
Thiram content79.0-82.5 wt %

aWith decomposition



Compatibility and Solubility

Soluble in acetone, chloroform, dichlormethane and ethylacetate.
Practically insoluble in water.
Dispersable in water.
Decomposes under acidic conditions.



Packaging

The following pack types are currently available:

Packaging

Individual

Outer pack

Cardboard boxes     
(inner bag: polyethylene coated kraft paper)

1    kg
5    kg
10   lbs

10 x 1   kg
4 x 5     kg
4 x 10   lbs

Paper bags

10   kg     
30   lbs        
20   kg

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Big bags

1000  kg

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Storage

Store in a dry well-ventilated place away from foodstuffs. No reduction in the assay of the active substance has been observed after storage for 2 years in the original packing under normal conditions.

Protect against acids and substances liberating acids.

In the event of accidental spillage the split product should be collected for incineration. Notify the appropriate authorities immediately if there is any risk of contamination of watercourses.




Eastman and its marketing affiliates shall not be responsible for the use of this information, or of any product, method, or apparatus mentioned, and you must make your own determination of its suitability and completeness for your own use, for the protection of the environment, and for the health and safety of your employees and purchasers of your products. No warranty is made of the merchantability of fitness of any product, and nothing herein waives any of the Seller's conditions of sale.