EAMU update: Custo-Fume for the protection of apple and pear orchards

Product name: Custo-Fume

EAMU number: 2014/1854 (see also 2014/1855 relating to K & S Chlorofume)

Active ingredient: 995g/l chloropicrin

Marketed by: Custodian Trading Limited

MAPP number: 13272

Use: This 120 day Emergency Authorisation relates to the use of Custo-Fume (MAPP 13272) as a soil sterilant for the control of soil borne fungal pathogens (including replant and Specific Apple Replant Disease) and nematodes, to be applied to bare soil prior to planting crops of apple and pear orchards. Application is to be made by drip irrigation or via specialist injection equipment. A single application of 226 litres of product per hectare is permitted.

A minimum interval of 28 days should be allowed between application and planting.
Conduct a cress test before planting post treatment.

IMPORTANT: When applying this product under the terms of this Emergency Authorisation, comply with any resistance guidance or restrictions stated on the product label.

The expiry dates for this 120 day Emergency Authorisation are 5 December 2014 for sale and distribution of stocks and 30 June 2015 for disposal, storage and use of stocks.
EAMU expiry date: 05/12/2014

For full and up-to-date information, go to the Chemicals Regulation Directorate website: https://secure.pesticides.gov.uk/offlabels/search.asp

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