COLT

COLT is a synthetic pyrethroid based insecticide which contains Cypermethrin as active ingredient. It acts as a stomach and contact insecticide

Trade Name: COLT

Common Name: Cypermethrin

Formulation: 25% EC

Features

  • COLT offers control over wide range of sucking, biting, chewing pests.
  • COLT exhibits rapid action.
  • COLT has greater effectiveness against Lepidopteron pests.
  • COLT remains effective for longer durations due to higher persistence value.
  • COLT is more resistant to washing off due to rain water.
  • COLT is relatively cost effective and has a smaller waiting period.

Mode of Action

Cypermethrin is a sodium channel modulator. It is a neurotoxic agent acting through the central nervous system to cause repetitive nerve activity. It is readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and by inhalation fine spray mist.

Recommended Dosages:

CROP PEST DOSE (Per Ha)
Cotton Bollworm 160-280 ml
Cotton Jassids, Thrips 80-120 ml
Okra Shoot & Fruit Borer, Jassids 150-200 ml
Brinjal Shoot & Fruit Borer, Jassids, Epilachna Grub 150-200 ml

Packaging

Available in 100 ml, 250 ml, 500 ml & 1 litre packs.

Antidote

No specific antidote, treat symptomatically.

Precautions

  • Keep away from children, foodstuffs, animal feeds, heat and open flame.
  • Store in a cool and dry place under lock and key.
  • Do not mix with bare hands.
  • Do not smoke, drink or eat while spraying the insecticide.
  • Avoid inhalation of the mist.
  • Spray the insecticide only in the direction of the wind blowing and not against it so as to prevent the settling of drifts on body.
  • Wear protective clothing like rubber hat, boots, overall, face mask, goggles and hand gloves while spraying the insecticide.
  • Do not spray near fish culture ponds or when bees are active.
  • Do not use an ultra-low volume spray.
  • Do not use in those situations where there is possibility of harming bees, silk worms, fish, livestock, wild birds and animals.

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