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Title:Removal of 2,4-D from spray equipment
Source:Timely Turf Topics. January 1947, p. 2.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Washington, DC: United States Golf Association Green Section
Keywords:TIC Keywords: 2,4-D; Spraying equipment; Chemical safety; Ammonia
USGA Green Section Keywords: Equipment
Abstract/Contents:Suggests the following method for removing 2,4-D residue from tanks and equipment. "After using the equipment with 2,4-D, fill the tank with hot or cold water (the use of cold water requires more time in completing the job), rinse, and drain. fill the tank with water almost to capacity and add household ammonia (at the rate of 1 part of household ammonia to 100 parts of water). Fill the tank completely with water and agitate. A small portion of this solution should be circulated through the entire system to wash out the lines. Let the equipment stand for 18 hours (when hot water is used) or from 36 to 48 hours when cold water is uesed. Drain the equipment, and rinse twice with clear water, circulating the water through the entire system." Further information is given.
See Also:Other items relating to: 2, 4 - D in Turf
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Anonymous. 1947. Removal of 2,4-D from spray equipment. Timely Turf Topics. p. 2.
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