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Pistol Rail

Pistol Rail is a non-selective contact and residual acting herbicide for amenity use to control a wide range of annual and perennial broad-leaved weeds and grasses on hard surfaces (railway ballast only)

Label Pistol Rail Label
Safety data sheet Pistol Rail MSDS
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Why Pistol Rail?

Active ingredient(s)40 g/l diflufenican and 250 g/l glyphosate.
FormulationSuspension concentrate (SC).
Pack size1000 litre Integrated Bulk Container (IBC).
Approved areas of useRailway ballast.
Weed spectrumBroad spectrum including annual meadow grass, annual nettle, buttercup, chickweed, common daisy, common groundsel, ragwort, couch grass, cranesbills, dandelion, dock, fat hen, field forget-me-not, mayweed, perennial thistle, plantains, Polygonaceae, red dead-nettle, rough-stalked meadow-grass, sowthistle, speedwell and willowherb.
Maximum individual dose4.5 litres per hectare.
Maximum number of treatmentsOne per year.
Latest time of applicationEnd of July.
Water volume200-500 litres per hectare.
Aquatic buffer zone5m non-reducible to surface water bodies and to the top of a bank of a static or flowing water body.
Other specific restrictionsThis product must not be applied to any non-porous man-made surfaces.
Use on hard surfaces refers to railway ballast only.