General Information


This product is to be used with water (or oil for ultra low volume aerial application to cotton and for aerial or turbine-blower application to pasture/rangeland). See cotton and pasture/rangeland use directions for specific recommendations for these application sites. Do not apply an ultra low volume application to any use sites other than cotton and pasture/rangeland. Do not use in undiluted form. Before using, mix the recommended amount of Malathion 8EC with an equal amount of water and add this mixture to the spray tank. Maintain agitation while mixing and applying. For aerial application to vegetable and field crops, apply 1-3 gallons of spray mixture per acre except where otherwise noted in specific crop directions. May be applied by chemigation to all listed crops (see “General Chemigation Instructions”). Apply at first sign of an insect infestation and repeat as necessary. Best results are obtained with thorough coverage of all exposed plant surfaces. Consult your State Agricultural Extension Service or Experiment Station for additional information as to proper timing of application.

Limitations, Restrictions, and Exceptions

MOSQUITO LARVAE IN STANDING WATER (Only for use in intermittently flooded areas, stagnant water, temporary rail ponds, and log ponds- KEEP OUT OF FISH BEARING WATERS): Apply Malathion 8 EC at the rate of 8 fluid ounces per acre. Mix in sufficient water or oil to obtain even coverage when applied by air or ground equipment. Repeat applications as necessary. Avoid applying oil-based formulations to valuable ornamental plants as injury may occur. Broadcast use only over intermittently flooded areas. Application may not be made around bodies of water where fish or shellfish are grown and/or harvested commercially.

NOTICE: Avoid contamination of milk, milk equipment and water. Avoid contamination of feed and food products, also drinking fountains and feed troughs.