Directorate Communication

What does the label say?

ALWAYS READ THE LABEL AND FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS

Red

very toxic/toxic

Yellow harmful
Blue caution
Green acute hazard unlikely during normal use

 

HANDLING PESTICIDES

When mixing pesticides

WEAR: eye protection
  rubber gloves
  rubber boots

APPLYING PESTICIDES

When applying pesticides

WEAR: mouth protection
  rubber gloves
  rubber boots
STORAGE   ADVICE   ENVIRONMENT  
Keep locked away so that children and animals cannot reach it Wash after use

Dangerous/harmful to animals

        Dangerous/harmful to fish—do not contaminate rivers and dams

DO NOT store food in empty pesticide containers
DO NOT store pesticide in food containers

RINSE empty pesticide containers and  
DESTROY
them


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Compiled by Directorate Communication, National Department of Agriculture
in cooperation with Directorate Agricultural Production Inputs

Printed and published by the National Department of Agriculture
and obtainable from Resource Centre, Directorate Communication,
Private Bag X144, Pretoria, 0001 South Africa