Pesticide Formulations and Application Systems: Twentieth Volume

    Viets AK, Tann RS, Mueninghoff JC
    Published: 2001

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    15 papers address six areas:

    Regulatory Issues increasingly impact the formulation chemist's job. Papers address how implementation of the Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) is proceeding and describe cooperative efforts between CPDA and EPA regarding the use of "inerts" in pesticide applications.

    Application and Spray Drift papers cover water based application and droplet formation, as well as physical measurements of the liquid's properties that impact the droplet formation.

    Methods papers address two new ASTM methods to characterize tank mix adjuvant functionality and a multi-purpose suspension in water test method developed by the German methods development group, DAPF.

    Efficacy presentations discuss factors influencing biological efficacy of pesticides.

    Safety and Toxicology papers explain the required toxicology data for EPA approval of a new pesticide formulation component for general use; and the production plant safety decision system.

    New/Improved Formulation Approaches are covered in six papers focusing primarily on how to develop better formulations with either the right components or the right process


    Table of Contents

    Implementation of the Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA): An Analysis
    Stickle W.

    Chemical Descriptors - An Approach to Codify the EPA Inerts Exempt List (40 CFR 180.1001)
    Magin R.

    The Effect of Fluid Properties on the Spray Quality from a Flat Fan Nozzle
    Dexter R.

    Analyses of Equipment, Meteorology and Other Factors Affecting Drift from Applications of Sprays by Ground Rig Sprayers
    Barry T., Hewitt A., Valcore D.

    Assay Variance in a Granular Formulation Can Predict Mixture Homogeneity
    Baldwin H., Goss G., Hendrix C.

    The Development of a Spread Test Method for Agricultural Spray Adjuvants
    Volgas G.

    Classification of Adjuvants and Adjuvant Blends by Effects on Cuticular Penetration
    Baur P., Cronfeld P., Lader K.

    Influence of Three Experimental Adjuvants on Glyphosate Weed Efficacy
    Baker T., Mack R., Roberts J.

    Correlation Between Formulation Properties and Safety Measures for a Dry Product Mixing and Milling Facility
    Klusacek H.

    Physical Properties and Use of Branched Alcohol Ethoxylates in Agricultural Formulations
    Ashrawi S., Champion D., Elsik C., Lewis D.

    Optimum Surfactant HLB Value for Nicosulfuron Is Salt Dependent
    Matysiak R., Nalewaja J., Woznica Z.

    The Physical Chemistry of WDGs: Porosity and Surfactant Dissolution as a Function of Dispersant Molecular Weight
    Delli Colli H., Doering I.

    Novel High Performance Water-Soluble Antifoam Based on Perfluoroalkylphosphinic and Perfluoroalkylphosphonic Acids in Crop Protection
    Dookhith M.

    Matricap® Systems: Factors Affecting Pesticide Delivery and Targeting
    Levy R., Nichols M., Opp W.

    A Novel Nozzle-Adjuvant System for Low Volume Pesticide Application for Agriculture and Forestry
    Johnson R., McMullan P., Sexton F.

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: E35

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1400-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5451-3

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-2877-4

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