Pistol

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Total herbicide

Pistol is a barrier acting non-selective total herbicide for the control of a wide range of weeds.

For use in amenity situations for the control of annual and perennial broad-leaved weeds and grasses.

Key Features and Benefits:

  • Long lasting prevention against weed germination
  • Resilient - controls many difficult weeds
  • Two modes of action - combines the systemic activity of glyphosate with the soil acting residual properties of diflufenican, to provide the ultimate long lasting total weed control

Pistol contains 250 g/L glyphosate, 40 g/L diflufenican (MAPP 12173, PCS 02530). USE PLANT PROTECTION PRODUCTS SAFELY. ALWAYS READ THE LABEL AND PRODUCT INFORMATION BEFORE USE. PAY ATTENTION TO THE RISK INDICATIONS AND FOLLOW THE SAFETY PRECAUTIONS ON THE LABEL. TRIPLE RINSE CONTAINERS AT THE TIME OF USE, PUNCTURE AND INVERT TO DRY

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Use & Safety

When to use
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
Where to use
  • Outdoor
  • Gravel pathways and car parks
  • Municipal grounds and cemeteries

Further Information:

Safety instructions: 

  • Please read the product label carefully.
  • This material and its container must be disposed of in a safe way.
  • Wear suitable protective gloves.
  • Was hands before eating and drinking and after work.
  • Use appropriate containment to avoid environmental contamination.
  • To avoid risks to man and the environment comply with the instructions for use.

How to use:

  • Half fill the spray tank with clean water. 
  • Start gentle agitation. 
  • Add the required quantity of Pistol.
  • Top up to the required volume with water.
  • Do not leave the sprayer filled with spray solution for long periods.
  • Wash out the sprayer thoroughly after use as traces of Pistol may cause harm to other susceptible plants sprayed later.
  • A knapsack sprayer fitted with a flat fan nozzle or similar using a pressure of around 1-2 bars is recommended. 
  • Good and even coverage of foliage and soil is essential for optimum activity. 
  • For larger areas hydraulic sprayers can be used to apply this product.

Timing: 

Apply Pistol post-emergence of weeds at any time from March until the end of September, provided that the weeds are actively growing and have not begun the process of natural die-back. Annual broad-leaved weeds should have at least two fully expanded true leaves and annual grasses should be at the one leaf growth stage or beyond. Some perennial weeds, including docks, perennial sowthistle and willowherb are best treated just before flowering or the setting of seed. At least six hours, but preferably 24 hours of dry weather are required immediately following application for optimum control.

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