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Formulation codes in pesticides

  • Do you know what are different formulation codes in pesticides? Have you seen WP, CL, CP? on pesticides packing? Do you know what does it means? here are some formulation code.

    Formulation codes


    The following standard codes are used. For further details, see Catalogue of Pesticide Formulation Types and International Coding System, Technical monograph No. 2, 4th Edition, April 1999; CropLife International, Brussels.


     AB Grain bait
     AE Aerosol dispenser
     AL Any other liquid
     AP Any other powder
     BB Block bait
     BR Briquette
     CB Bait concentrate
     CF Capsule Suspension for Seed Treatment
     CG Encapsulated granule
     CL Contact liquid or gel
     CP Contact powder
     CS Capsule suspension
     DC Dispersible concentrate
     [DL Driftless formulation]#
     DP Dispersible powder
     DS Powder for dry seed treatment
     DT Tablet for direct application
     EC Emulsifiable concentrate
     ED Electrochargeable liquid
     EG Emulsifiable granule
     EO Emulsion, water in oil
     ES Emulsion for seed treatment
     EW Emulsion, oil in water
     FD Smoke tin
     FG Fine granule
     FK Smoke candle
     FP Smoke cartridge
     FR Smoke rodlet
     FS Flowable concentrate for seed treatment
     FT Smoke tablet
     FU Smoke generator
     FW Smoke pellet
     GA Gas
     GB Granular bait
     GE Gas generating product
     GF Gel for Seed Treatment
     GG Macrogranule
     GL Emulsifiable gel
     GP Flo-dust
     GR Granule
     GS Grease
     GW Water soluble gel
     HN Hot fogging concentrate
     KK Combi-pack solid/liquid
     KL Combi-pack liquid/liquid
     KN Cold fogging concentrate
     KP Combi-pack solid/solid
     LA Lacquer
     LS Solution for seed treatment
     ME Micro-emulsion
     MG Microgranule
     OF Oil miscible flowable concentrate (oil miscible suspension)
     OL Oil miscible liquid
     OP Oil dispersible powder
     PA Paste
     PB Plate bait
     PC Gel or paste concentrate
     PO Pour-on
     PR Plant rodlet
     PS Seed coated with a pesticide
     RB Bait (ready for use)
     SA Spot-on
     SB Scrap bait
     SC Suspension concentrate (= flowable concentrate)
     SE Suspo-emulsion
     SG Water soluble granules
     SL Soluble concentrate
     SO Spreading oil
     SP Water soluble powder
     SS Water soluble powder for seed treatment
     ST Water soluble tablet
     SU Ultra-low volume (ULV) suspension
     TB Tablet
     TC Technical material
     TK Technical concentrate
     TP Tracking powder*
     UL Ultra-low volume (ULV) liquid
     VP Vapour releasing product
     WG Water dispersible granules
     WP Wettable powder
     WS Water dispersible powder for slurry seed treatment
     WT Water dispersible tablet
     XX Others



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