General Information


KICKSTART VP may be used on seed previously treated with a full dosage of

protective fungicide to give added protection against seedling blight, damp-off or seed decay. This product exhibits only protectant activity and offers no systemic control of insects. Activity is by the contact and ingestions routes generally associated with pyrethroids.

NOTE: Adjust the seed drill or planter to give the required rate of seed delivery with treated seed. Regularly inspect planter plates and clean as required. At the end of each day, clean out the electric eye monitors as directed by the manufacturer.


It is a violation of Federal Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. 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 areas during application. For any requirements specific to your State or Tribe, consult the agency responsible for pesticide regulation.

Limitations, Restrictions, and Exceptions


FIELD CORN, SWEET CORN, POPCORN: Use at a rate of one canister (1.5 ounces) per 42 pounds of seed.

MIXING INSTRUCTIONS: Apply KICKSTART VP to seed at planting time with the canister applicator tube system. For best results, fill planter box with seed, add KICKSTART VP through applicator tube and mix so that all seeds are covered. DO NOT MIX WITH BARE HANDS. Use only at the recommended rate. Lower amounts may not give desired control. Excessive amounts may cause seed injury.

USE RESRICTIONS: Treated seed must be used for or mixed with food or animal feed or processed for oil. Treat only those seed needed for immediate use, minimizing the interval between treatment and planting. Do not store excess treated seed beyond planting time. ROTATIONAL CROPS: Treated areas may be replanted with any crop specified on the KICKSTART VP label. For crops not listed on the label or for crops for which no tolerance for the active ingredients have been established, a 60 day plant-back interval should be observed. Do not graze or feed livestock on treated areas for six weeks after planting.

Restricted Entry Interval

12 hours

Exception: If the seed is treated with the product and the treated seed is soil-injected or soil-incorporated, the Worker Protection Standard, under certain circumstances, allows workers to enter the treated area if there will be no contact with anything that has been treated.