Use: Formerly used as a fungicide in copper-lime dust. For control of algae, pond weeds in impounded potable waters; use in potable water, irrigation water conveyance systems; root control in sewers; algae, tadpole shrimp in rice. Phyton-27* for bacterial and fungal control on many crops and trees. MasterCop* for use in citrus, field crops, vegetables, small fruits, tree crops and vines.
Mode of Action / Resistance Management
Chemical Group: Inorganic
Mode of Action: Causes imbalance of copper with other enzyme metal cofactors, resulting in enzyme blockage
Action Group: Plant cells
Hazards: Fish: LC50
31 mg/l (rainbow trout). Bee: Toxic
Water Solubility: Very soluble
Signal Word: DANGER
Toxicity Class: I
Toxicity: (Rat): Oral LD50 470 mg/kg. Nontoxic dermally or by inhalation. Corrosive to eyes. Causes severe skin irritation
Handling/storage Cautions: Harmful if absorbed through skin or inhaled. May cause skin sensitization reactions in certain individuals. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, clothing, or breathing dust
Protective Clothing: Long-sleeved shirt and long pants. Chemical-resistant gloves. Shoes plus socks. Protective eyewear.
Suppliers and Branded Products
AAKO B.V. (SISCOP*)
Hektas Ticaret T.A.S. (Hektas* Goztasi)
Ingenieria Industrial, S.A. de C.V. (Sulfacob*, Sulfacop*)
Multiplex Fertilizers Pvt. Ltd. (Multiplexcu*, Nagcopper*)
Phyton Corp. (Phyton* 27, Phyton* 27AG, Phyton* 35)
Stoller Group, Inc. (THIS*)
Formulators' Trade Names:
+ Copper Carbonate, Basic+ Copper Oxychloride+ Mancozeb
- Premitox Forte* — Premier.Shukuroglou Cyprus Ltd.
+ Copper Oxychloride+ Mancozeb
- Mantox-Forte* — VAPCO, Veterinary & Agricultural Products Mfg. Co. Ltd.
- Duett* C — United Phosphorus Ltd.
+ Cymoxanil+ Mancozeb
- Cotran Plus* — TRAGUSA (Tratamientos Guadalquivir S.L.)