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NEUDORFF'S COPPER SOAP ACTIVE INGREDIENT : COPPER OCTANOATE 10 %

This product is a patented, fixed copper fungicide, made by combining a soluble copper fertilizer with a naturally occurring fatty acid. The copper and the fatty acid combine to form a copper salt of the fatty acid, known technically as soap. The copper soap fungicide controls many common diseases using low concentrations of copper, down as low as 90 ppm. The net result is an excellent vegetable, fruit and ornamental fungicide. It decomposes to form soluble copper, and fatty acid, both of which can be used by microbes and plants. The copper soap is suited for use in domestic circumstances, both indoors and outdoors.

The National Organics Standards Board of the USA allows fixed copper to be used in organic crop production for controlling plant diseases. This product controls diseases of a wide range of plants, including many vegetable, fruit and ornamentals. As with most fungicides it acts to protect plants from infection. Therefore, it is important to have the copper soap on the leaf, flower or fruit before the pathogen is able to cause an infection. 

This product will control fungal diseases such as : powdery mildew and downy mildew on vegetables and ornamentals, rust on ornamentals, late blight on potatoes and tomatoes, and Peronospora and downy mildew on grapes. 

Application rates : 500 ml – 1 500 ml per 100 L water, use the higher dosage under high infection periods. 

Packaging : 500 ml, 5 L, 10 L, 25 L

USA EPA Registration # 67702-2 for the concentrate. 

RSA Registration Act 36 / 1947 L7064

SGS OPS02/01


COPPER SOAP EPA (USA) LABEL Download PDF ( 156kb)

WHAT MAKES NEUDORFF’ S COPPER SOAP UNIQUE FROM OTHER COPPER FUNGICIDES?

  1. Superior Powdery Mildew Control

    Most copper fungicides do not control powdery mildew adequately. Neudorff’s Copper Soap provides superior powdery mildew control both in the greenhouse and outdoors.

  2. Less Phytotoxic than Copper Sulphate.

  3. Less Visible Residue.

  4. User Friendly Formulation.

    Neudorff’s Copper Soap is made from natural actives and consists of food grade emulsifiers, gums and water. It is odourless and very easy to clean up in sprayer. Contains no solvents. Available in a 10% liquid concentrate and Ready To Use.

  5. Superior Efficacy.


Neudorff’s Copper Soap controls most of the diseases other copper fungicides do but with up to 1 / 5 less copper.

NEUDORFF COPPER SOAP
 
Description: Soluble concentrate copper fungicide.
 
Function:
Copper Octanoate is a fungicide and bactericide used to control a wide range of plant diseases. The formulation known as a soap is made by combining a soluble copper fertilizer with a naturally-occurring fatty acid. It decomposes to form soluble copper, and fatty acid, both of which can be used by microbes and plants. Copper soap is a preventative spray and therefore it is important to have the spray covering the leaf or fruit before the pathogen is able to cause an infection.
 
Benefits from applying Copper Soap:
 
Most copper fungicides do not control powdery mildew, the combination of fatty acid and copper will control both powdery and downy mildew.
No residue limit, therefore no pre-harvest interval.
Contains only 18g / kg of metallic copper equivalent, as compared to other copper fungicides:
Copper Oxychloride 500 g / kg
Copper Hydroxide 350 g / kg
Therefore less copper contamination and more sprays can be sprayed in organic production, where the limitation is 6kg metallic copper per hectare per season.
No phytotoxicity.
No visible residues.
Organically certified.
Manufactured from only natural ingredients. It is odourless and very easy to clean out spray equipment.
Controls a whole range of diseases.
 
Active Ingredient: Copper Octanoate 100 g / kg.
 
Directions for use: The spray tank should be filled with half of the required amount of water. After shaking the container, measure the required amount of Copper Soap and add to the tank whilst maintaining constant agitation. Add remaining water to correct dilution. Spray Copper Soap is compatible with most commonly used insecticides and fungicides, physical compatibility should be checked.
 
Do not mix Copper Soap with oil when applied to citrus.
 
Diseases controlled: Mildew, Blights, Rusts, Leaf spots, Rots.
 
Application rates: 500mℓ - 1500mℓ / 100ℓ water.
 
German patent: Neudorff GmbH KG
Act 36 / 1947: L 7064 SGS OPS/02/01

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