Balan 2.5 G Herbicide is a professionally formulated granular herbicide to control annual weeds by destroying their seeds as they germinate. It is a preemergence herbicide that targets weeds such as annual bluegrass, crabgrass, goosegrass, and green and yellow foxtail. This product is most effective when applied before annual weeds grow. Recommended for use on lawns and golf courses. Compatible with drop-type and rotary-type spreaders. Application rate is 1.38-2.45 pounds per 1000 sq. ft. (see label for complete application instructions).
This pesticide is extremely toxic to freshwater, marine, and estuarine fish and aquatic invertebrates including shrimp and oyster. Do not apply in a manner that will directly expose canals, lakes, streams, ponds, marshes or estuaries to aerial drift. Do not apply directly to water, or to areas where surface water is present or to intertidal areas below the mean high water mark. Do not contaminate water when disposing of equipment washwater or rinsate. Drift and runoff may be hazardous to aquatic organism in water adjacent to treated areas.
PRECAUTIONS AND RESTRICTIONS
Apply this product to the turf prior to the germination of weed grasses since it will not control established weeds. This product may thin established annual bluegrass (Poa annua) turfs and fine-leaved fescues at rates above 60 lbs. per acre (1.5 lbs. active ingredient) or 1.38 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft.. Do not apply this product in the spring to turfgrasses planted the previous fall. In bermudagrass areas that have been over-seeded with winter grasses, a spring application of this product may thin the over-seeded grasses. Because of varying cultural practices, do not apply this product to newly sprigged areas of bermudagrass, St. Augustinegrass or centipedegrass until these turfs are well established.
Cool Season Turf: Maximum of 60 lb. of product per acre or 1.38 lb. product per 1000 sq. ft. (1.5 lb. a.i. per acre) per application. Maximum of 2 applications per year. Maximum of 120 lb. of product per acre or 2.75 lb. of product per 1000 sq. ft.(3 lbs. a.i. per acre) per year.
Warm Season Turf: Maximum of 120 lb. of product per acre or 2.75 lb. of product per 1000 sq. ft. (3 lbs. a.i. per acre)per application. Maximum of 2 applications per year. Maximum of 240 lb of product per acre or 5.5 lb. of product per 1000 sq. ft. (6 lbs. a.i. per acre) per year.
Application Restrictions: Do not apply this product in a way that will contact workers or other persons, either directly or through drift. Only protected handlers may be in the area during applications.
Entry Restrictions: This product must be watered-in as soon as possible after application. Do not enter or allow other people (or pets) to enter the treated area until dusts have settled. Except for those people involved in the watering-in, do not enter or allow other people (or pets) to enter the treated areas until the watering-in is complete and the surface is dry.
STORAGE AND DISPOSAL
Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage or disposal.
Pesticide Storage: Store product in its original container in a cool, dry, locked place out of the reach of children and animals.
Pesticide Disposal: Wastes resulting from the use of this product must be disposed of on site or at an approved waste disposal facility.
Container Disposal: Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. Offer for recycling if available. Completely empty container into application equipment. Then dispose of empty container in a sanitary landfill or by incineration, or, if allowed by State and local authorities, by burning. If burned stay out of smoke.