BIOMIST® 4+4 ULV
For Use Outdoors as an Ultra-Low Volume (ULV) Application to Control Adult Mosquitoes in Residential andRecreational Areas.
This product is highly toxic to bees exposed to direct treatment on blooming crops or
Permethrin (3-Phenoxyphenyl) methyl (+/-) cis,
weeds. Do not apply this product or allow it to drift to blooming crops or weeds while
bees are actively visiting the treatment area, except when applications are made to
prevent or control a threat to public and/or animal health determined by a state, trib-
al or local health or vector control agency on the basis of documented evidence of
disease causing agents in vector mosquitoes, or the occurrence of mosquito-bornedisease in animal or human populations, or if specifically approved by the state or
tribe during a natural disaster recovery effort.
0.3 pounds of Piperonyl Butoxide per gallon.
PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL HAZARDS
* Equivalent to 80% (butylcarbityl)(6-propylpiperonyl) ether and 20% relat-
Do not use or store near heat or open flame.
ed compounds. ** Contains petroleum distillate
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
It is a violation of Federal Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
Before making the first application in a season, it is advisable to consult with the stateor tribal agency with primary responsibility for pesticide regulation to determine if
other regulatory requirements exist.
Have product container or label with you when calling a poison con-
trol center or doctor, or going for treatment. For Medical Emergencies,
For use only by federal, state, tribal or local government officials responsible for pub-
call the International Poison Control Center at 1-800-214-7753.
lic health or vector control, or by persons certified in the appropriate category or oth-erwise authorized by the state or tribal lead pesticide regulatory agency to perform
IF ON SKIN OR Take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately
adult mosquito control applications, or by persons under their direct supervision.
with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. Call a poison con-trol center or doctor for treatment advice.
Do not contaminate food or feed products. Do not allow spray treatment to drift oncropland (other than crops listed) or potable water supplies.
Move person to fresh air. If person is not breathing, call911 or an ambulance, then give artificial respiration,
preferably mouth-to-mouth. Call a poison control center or
BIOMIST® 4+4 ULV is recommended for applications as an ultra low volume (ULV)
doctor for further treatment advice.
nonthermal aerosol (cold fog) to control adult mosquitoes in residential and recre-ational areas and other areas these insects occur, such as but not limited to parks,
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a poison control center or doctor. Do not
campsites, woodlands, athletic fields, golf courses, residential areas and municipali-
induce vomiting unless told to do so by a poison control
ties, gardens, playgrounds, recreational areas and overgrown waste areas.
center or doctor. Do not give any liquid to the person. Donot give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
BIOMIST® 4+4 ULV can be applied over specific growing crops and range grassesprior to harvest for the control of adult mosquitoes within or adjacent to these areas.
Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for
Application can be made where the following crops are present:
15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after
the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing the eye. Call a
poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.
NOTE TO PHYSICIAN: Product contains a petroleum distillate. Vomiting may
Corn, grain (field & pop) (except Brassica)
HAZARDS TO HUMANS AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS
CAUTION. Harmful if inhaled or absorbed through skin. Avoid contact with
skin, eyes or clothing. Avoid breathing vapor or spray mist. Prolonged or fre-
In the treatment of corrals, feedlots, swine lots, poultry ranges and zoos cover any
quently repeated skin contact may cause allergic reactions in some individu-
exposed drinking water, drinking fountains and animal feed before application.
als. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating,
For best results apply when mosquitoes are most active and weather conditions are
drinking, chewing gum, or using tobacco. Remove and wash contaminated
conducive to keeping the spray cloud close to the ground. An inversion of air temper-
atures and a light breeze is preferable. Application in calm air conditions is to be
avoided. Apply only when ground wind speed is greater than 1 mph. Air temperatures
This pesticide is extremely toxic to aquatic organisms, including fish and
should be greater than 50 ºF when conducting all types of applications.
Runoff from treated areas or deposition of spray
Do not treat a site with more than 0.007 pounds of permethrin per acre in a twenty-
droplets into a body of water may be hazardous to fish and aquatic inverte-
four hour period. Do not apply more than 0.18 pounds of permethrin per acre per year.
brates. Do not apply over bodies of water (lakes, rivers, permanent streams,
More frequent applications may be made to prevent or control a threat to public and/or
natural ponds, commercial fish ponds, swamps, marshes or estuaries),
animal health determined by a state, tribal or local health or vector control agency on
except when necessary to target areas where adult mosquitoes are present,
the basis of documented evidence of disease causing agents in vector mosquitoes or
and weather conditions will facilitate movement of applied material away
the occurrence of mosquito-borne disease in animal or human populations, or if
from the water in order to minimize incidental deposition into the water body.
specifically approved by the state or tribe during a natural disaster recovery effort.
Do not contaminate bodies of water when disposing of equipment rinsate orwash waters.
SPRAY DROPLET SIZE DETERMINATION
Ground-based Application: Spray equipment must be adjusted so that the vol-
BIOMIST® 4+4 ULV may be applied undiluted at rates of 0.0035 to 0.007 pounds
ume median diameter (VMD) is between 8 and 30 microns (8 Յ Dv 0.5 Յ 30
Permethrin (1.5 to 3.0 fl.oz. BIOMIST® 4+4 ULV) per acre by fixed wing or rotary
um) and that 90% of the spray is contained in droplets smaller than 50
aircraft equipped with suitable ULV application equipment. Aerial application shall
microns (Dv 0.9 < 50 um). Directions from the equipment manufacturer or
be made at altitudes ranging from 75 to 300 feet. Aerial applications shall only be
vendor, pesticide registrant, or a test facility using a laser-based measure-
made when recommended by public health officials and trained personnel of mos-
ment instrument must be used to adjust equipment to produce acceptable
quito abatement districts and other mosquito control programs.
droplet size spectra. Application equipment must be tested at least annually
IN FLORIDA: Do not apply by aircraft unless approved by the Florida Department of
to confirm that pressure at the nozzle and nozzle flow rate(s) are properly cal-
Agriculture & Consumer Services.
Aerial Application: Spray equipment must be adjusted so that the volumemedian diameter produced is less than 60 microns (Dv 0.5 < 60 um) and that
STORAGE & DISPOSAL
90% of the spray is contained in droplets smaller than 115 microns (Dv 0.9
Do not contaminate food, feed, or water by storage or disposal.
< 115 um). The effects of flight speed and, for non-rotary nozzles, nozzle
PESTICIDE STORAGE AND SPILL PROCEDURES: Store upright at room tempera-
angle on the droplet size spectrum must be considered. Directions from the
ture. Avoid exposure to extreme temperatures. In case of spill or leakage, soak
equipment manufacturer or vendor, pesticide registrant, or a test facility using
up with an absorbent material such as sand, sawdust, earth, fuller’s earth, etc.
a wind tunnel and laser-based measurement instrument must be used to
adjust equipment to produce acceptable droplet size spectra. Applicationequipment must be tested at least annually to confirm that pressure at the
PESTICIDE DISPOSAL: Wastes resulting from the use of this product must be dis-
nozzle and nozzle flow rate(s) are properly calibrated.
posed of on site or at an approved waste disposal facility.
GROUND ULV APPLICATION
CONTAINER HANDLING: Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this contain-
Apply BIOMIST® 4+4 ULV through standard ULV cold aerosol or non-thermal
er. Triple rinse (or equivalent), then offer for recycling if available or recondition-
aerosol (Cold Fog) generators undiluted at a flow rate of 4.5 to 18.0 fluid
ing if appropriate, or puncture and dispose of in a sanitary landfill, or by other
ounces per minute, and an average vehicle speed of 10 MPH. If a different
procedures approved by state and local authorities.
vehicle speed is used, adjust rate accordingly. These rates are equivalent to0.00175 to 0.007 pounds of Permethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide per acre. An
accurate flow meter must be used to ensure the proper flow rates. For prop-
CALL THE INTERNATIONAL POISON CONTROL CENTER
er application, mount the equipment so that the nozzle is at least 41⁄2 feet
above ground level and directed out the back of the vehicle.
Vary flow rate according to vegetation density and mosquito population. Use
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL: 1-800-323-5727
higher flow rate in heavy vegetation or when populations are high.
NOTICE: To the extent provided by law, seller makes no warranty, expressed or
implied, concerning the use of this product other than as indicated on the label.
Buyer assumes all risk of use/handling of this material when use and/or handling
BIOMIST® is a Registered Trademark of Clarke Mosquito Control Products, Inc.
Failure to follow the above directions may result in reduced effectiveness.
Urban ULV Mosquito Control Applications: For control of resting or flying adultmosquitoes in areas such as utility tunnels, sewers, storm drains and catchbasins, pipe chases, underground basements, underground passages, park-ing decks, crawl spaces or uninhabited buildings, apply BIOMIST® 4+4 ULVundiluted using mechanical foggers, hand-held or truck-mounted ULV equip-ment, or thermal foggers suitable for this application. Apply BIOMIST® 4+4ULV at rates up to but not exceeding 0.007 lbs. permethrin and piperonylbutoxide per acre.
CLARKE MOSQUITO CONTROL PRODUCTS, INC.
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