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Bacillus popilliae - Chemical Profile 4/85

                                Bacillus popilliae

      CHEMICAL NAME:      Not applicable

      DEC INGRED. CODE:

      TRADE NAME(S):      Doom, Japidemic (56)

      FORMULATION(S):     Spore powder ready-to-use.  Not less than 100
                          million viable spores per gram of inert powder
                          (56).

      TYPE:               Microbial insecticide

      BASIC PRODUCER(S):  Fairfax Biological Laboratory, Inc.
                          Electronic Road
                          Clinton Corners, NY 12514

      STATUS:             General use

      PRINCIPAL USES:     Specific biological control product for the grub or
                          larva of the Japanese beetle (1).

                                I.  EFFICACY

           Only one application is needed for lasting control.  Improves with
      time (56).

                           II.  PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

           To be developed.

                        III.  HEALTH HAZARD INFORMATION

      OSHA STANDARD:  None established

      NIOSH RECOMMENDED LIMIT:  None established

      ACGIH RECOMMENDED LIMIT:  None established

      TOXICOLOGY

           A.  ACUTE TOXICITY

               ORAL:  Considered harmless to mammals (1).

           B.  SUBACUTE AND CHRONIC TOXICITY:

           To be developed.

                      IV.  ENVIRONMENTAL  CONSIDERATIONS

           Considered harmless to mammals, birds, fish and beneficial insects
      (1).

      Approximate Residual Period:  Several years in soil (1).

                      V.  EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES

           The chemical information provided below has been condensed
      from original source documents, primarily from "Recognition and
      Management of Pesticide Poisonings", 3rd ed. by Donald P.  Morgan,
      which have been footnoted.  This information has been provided in
      this form for your convenience and general guidance only.  In
      specific cases, further consultation and reference may be required
      and is recommended.  This information is not intended as a sub-
      stitute for a more exhaustive review of the literature nor for the
      judgement of a physician or other trained professional.

           If poisoning is suspected, do not wait for symptoms to develop.
      Contact a physician, the nearest hospital, or the nearest Poison
      Control Center.

           Considered harmless to mammals (1).

                      VI.  FIRE AND EXPLOSION INFORMATION

           To be developed.

                              VII.  COMPATIBILITY

           Should not be combined or applied with other materials (1).

                          VIII.  PROTECTIVE MEASURES

           To be developed.

                     IX.  PROCEDURES FOR SPILLS AND LEAKS

                     IN CASE OF EMERGENCY, CALL, DAY OR NIGHT
                                  (800) 424-9300
                      PESTICIDE TEAM SAFETY NETWORK/CHEMTREC

                               X.  LITERATURE CITED

       1.  Harding, W.C.  1979.  Pesticide profiles, part one: insecticides
               and miticides.  Univ. Maryland, Coop. Ext. Serv. Bull. 267.
               30 pp.

      56.  Farm Chemicals Handbook, 70th ed.  1984.  R. T. Meister, G. L.
               Berg, C. Sine, S. Meister, and J. Poplyk, eds.  Meister
               Publishing Co., Willoughby, OH.

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