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This section includes the precautions that must be taken when using the product and includes:

16. Re-entry Period

The time from when you apply the chemical, until it is safe for you to go back into the treated area. If you want to go back into the treated area before this time, you must wear the safety equipment that is listed here.

17. Plant-back Period

The time from when you apply the chemical, until it is safe to plant seedlings or sow seeds into the treated soil. This applies to soil fumigants, and to some herbicides.

18. Protection of Crops, Native and Other Non-target Plants

Describes the things you need to do (or not do) so that the chemical doesn’t damage crops or other desirable plants.

19. Protection of Livestock

Describes the things you need to do (or not do) so that the chemical doesn’t injure livestock (including bees).

20. Protection of Wildlife, Fish, Crustaceans and the Environment

Describes the things you need to do (or not do) so that your chemical doesn’t damage the environment (damage to these is known as ‘off-target’ damage).

Last updated on 14 July, 2011
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