General Information


Do not apply Battalion 1.5EC insecticide by aerial application in New York State. In New York State, this product may not be applied within 100 feet of a coastal marsh or stream that drains directly into a coastal marsh.


Dilute Battalion 1.5EC in water according to the directions shown below and apply to the target crops at the rates listed. Uniform coverage is essential. Consult your local or state agricultural authorities regarding economic thresholds and timing of application for specific pests. Under heavy pest populations use of the highest labeled rate is recommended.

Battalion 1.5EC may be applied before, during, or after planting. Use the higher labeled rate for soil incorporated applications.


Some insects are known to develop resistance to products used repeatedly for control. Because the development of resistance cannot be predicted, the use of this product should conform to resistance management strategies established for the use area. Consult your local or state agricultural authorities for details.

If resistance to this product develops in your area, this product, or other products with a similar mode of action, may not provide adequate control.

If poor performance cannot be attributed to improper application or extreme weather conditions, a resistant strain of insect may be present.

If you experience difficulty with control and resistance is a reasonable cause, immediately consult your local company representative or agricultural advisor for the best alternative method of control for your area.

Limitations, Restrictions, and Exceptions


Application Interval:

To protect the tassel, silk and ear, a 1 day interval may be used from tassel emergence to silk dry-down. Once silks have dried and egg laying has stopped, spray intervals may be extended as indicated by scouting.

NOTES for Use on Sweet Corn:

1. DO NOT graze livestock in treated areas or cut treated crops for feed within 24 hours of the last application to a fresh / green crop.

2. DO NOT feed treated stover to livestock within 21 days of application.

Pre-Harvest Interval

1 day

Restricted Entry Interval

12 hours