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Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner subsp. aizawai (Ref: SAN401)
** Bacillus thuringiensis ** Bt ** Bta ** Translations

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GENERAL INFORMATION Click here for an explantaion of the general chemical status information
for Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner subsp. aizawai

Description: A specific strain of the bacterial insecticide Bt selected for its control of Lepidopteran larvae, particularly those of the Spodoptera group and insects that have developed resistance to Btk

Example pests controlled: Lepidoptera larvea; Mosquitoes

Example applications: -

Appearance and life cycle: Bacillus cultures are found in nature in one of two states. They are found either as vegetative cells that are actively growing and dividing or as spores.

Availability status: Current

Introduction & key dates: -

Taxonomic classification: Class: Bacilli; Order: Bacillales; Family: Bacillaceae

EC Regulation 1107/2009 (repealing 91/414):
Status Approved
Dossier rapporteur/co-rapporteur Italy
Date inclusion expires 31/12/2018

Approved for use () or known to be used () in the following European countries: Click to access a note on the approvals information on this site

AT

BE

BG

CY

CZ

DE

DK

EE

EL

ES

FI

FR

HR

HU

IE

IT

LT

LU

LV

MT

NL

PL

PT

RO

SE

SI

SK

UK

Also used in: Australia, USA

Known to used in the following countries: USA, South Africa, Kenya, China, Australia, New Zealand

General status: Click here for further information on the general chemical status information used on this site
Biopesticide type Insecticide, Bactericide
Substance group Micro-organism derived
Minimum active substance purity -
Known relevant impurities -
Substance origin Natural
Mode of action Stomach poison. Microbial disruptor of insect midgut membranes.
Substance source Isolates occur widely in soils and in most insect-rich environments
Substance production Produced commercially by controlled fermentation. Spores harvested for formulation into final point-of sale product
Uses Crop protection
Target pests Caterpillars particularly Spodoptera group of Lepidoptera
Target host Vegetable, Fruit and others
Farming system suitability Suitable for use in organic farming and for IPM where approved for use in that country
CAS RN 68038-71-1
EC number -
CIPAC number 770
US EPA chemical code -
Chiral molecule No
Chemical formula -
SMILES -
International Chemical Identifier key (InChIKey) -
International Chemical Identifier (InChI) -
Structure diagram/image available? No
Molecular mass (g mol-1) 35792.0
Chemical name Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. Aizawai (strains ABTS 1857, GC-91)
Other status information -
Herbicide Resistance Classification (HRAC) Not applicable
Herbicide Resistance Classification (WSSA) Not applicable
Insecticide Resistance Classification (IRAC) 11
Fungicide Resistance Classification (FRAC) Not applicable
Examples of recorded resistance Many cases reported
Physical state Bacterium
Related substances & organisms

Formulations:
Property Click here for information on the general product and branding information used on this site Product Manufacturer
Example products Bacillus thuringiensis aizawai Arbico
Bacillus thuringiensis aizawai Beneficial Insect Company
Bacillus thuringiensis aizawai Valent Biosciences
Formulation and application details Often supplied as water suspension concentrates. Frequent applications required. .


ENVIRONMENTAL FATE

for Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner subsp. aizawai

Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe environmental fate on this site Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with fate data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret environmental fate data
Solubility - In water at 20oC (mg l-1) 10 DW3 Low
Solubility - In organic solvents at 20oC (mg l-1) - - -
Melting point (oC) - - -
Boiling point (oC) - - -
Degradation point (oC) - - -
Flashpoint (oC) - - -
Octanol-water partition coefficient at pH 7, 20oC P - - -
Log P - - -
Bulk density (g ml-1)/Specific gravity - - -
Dissociation constant (pKa) at 25oC - - -
Note:
Vapour pressure at 25oC (mPa) - - -
Henry's law constant at 25oC (Pa m3 mol-1) - - -
Henry's law constant at 20oC (dimensionless) - - -
Maximum UV-vis absorption L mol-1 cm-1 - - -
Surface tension (mN m-1) - - -

Degradation:
Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance degradation Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with degradation data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret substance degradation data
Soil degradation (days) (aerobic) DT50 (typical) 2.7 K4 Non-persistent
DT50 (lab at 20oC) 2.7 K4 Non-persistent
DT50 (field) - - -
DT90 (lab at 20oC) - - -
DT90 (field) - - -
Note Other sources DT50s up to 120days
Plant matrix DT50 (days) Value - - -
Note -
Aqueous photolysis DT50 (days) at pH 7 Value - - -
Note -
Aqueous hydrolysis DT50 (days) at 20oC and pH 7 Value - - -
Note -
Water-sediment DT50 (days) - - -
Water phase only DT50 (days) - - -

Soil adsorption and mobility:
Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance adsorption and mobility Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with adsorption and mobility data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret substance adsorption and mobility
Linear Kd - DW3 Non-mobile
Koc 5000
Notes and range Estimated
Freundlich Kf - - -
Kfoc -
1/n -
Notes and range -
pH sensitivity -


ECOTOXICOLOGY

for Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner subsp. aizawai

Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance ecotoxicology Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with ecotoxicology data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret substance ecotoxicology
Bio-concentration factor BCF (l kg-1) - - -
CT50 (days) - -
Mammals - Acute oral LD50 (mg kg-1) > 5050 L3 Rat Low
Mammals - Short term dietary NOEL (mg kg-1) - - -
(ppm diet) - -
Birds - Acute LD50 (mg kg-1) > 5000 F3 Anas platyrhynchos Low
Birds - Short term dietary (LC50/LD50) - - -
Fish - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) 0.656 F3 Oncorhynchus mykiss Moderate
Fish - Chronic 21 day NOEC (mg l-1) - - -
Aquatic invertebrates - Acute 48 hour EC50 (mg l-1) 13 F3 Daphnia magna Moderate
Aquatic invertebrates - Chronic 21 day NOEC (mg l-1) - - -
Aquatic crustaceans - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) - - -
Sediment dwelling organisms - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) - - -
Sediment dwelling organisms - Chronic 28 day NOEC, static, water (mg l-1) - - -
Sediment dwelling organisms - Chronic 28 day NOEC, sediment (mg kg-1) - - -
Aquatic plants - Acute 7 day EC50, biomass (mg l-1) - - -
Non-target plants - - -
- - -
Algae - Acute 72 hour EC50, growth (mg l-1) - - -
Algae - Chronic 96 hour NOEC, growth (mg l-1) - - -
Honeybees Contact acute 48 hour LD50 (μg bee-1) > 0.1 L3 High
Oral acute 48 hour LD50 (μg bee-1) - - -
Unknown mode acute 48 hour LD50 (μg bee-1) - - -
Earthworms - Acute 14 day LC50 (mg kg-1) - - -
Earthworms - Chronic 14 day NOEC, reproduction (mg kg-1) - - -
Other soil macro-organisms - e.g. Collembola LR50 / EC50 / NOEC / % Effect - - -
Other arthropod (1) LR50 g ha-1 Harmless Q2 Parasitoids -
% Effect - - -
Other arthropod (2) LR50 g ha-1 - - -
% Effect - - -
Soil micro-organisms - - -
Mesocosm study data NOEAEC mg l-1 - - -
NOEAEC mg l-1 - - -


HUMAN HEALTH AND PROTECTION

for Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner subsp. aizawai

General:
Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe human health and protection issues Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with human health and protection data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret human health and protection data
Threshold of Toxicological Concern (Cramer Class) Click here for a note on the limitations of the Cramer class Not applicable - -
Mammals - Acute oral LD50 (mg kg-1) > 5050 L3 Rat Low
Mammals - Dermal LD50 (mg kg-1 body weight) > 5000 L3 Rabbit -
Mammals - Inhalation LC50 (mg l-1) - - -
Other Mammal toxicity endpoints - -
ADI - Acceptable Daily Intake (mg kg-1bw day-1) - - -
ARfD - Acute Reference Dose (mg kg-1bw day-1) - - -
AOEL - Acceptable Operator Exposure Level - Systemic (mg kg-1bw day-1) - - -
Dermal penetration studies (%) - - -
Dangerous Substances Directive 76/464 - - -
Exposure Limits - - -
Exposure Routes Public Public are unlikely to be exposed due to patterns of use
Occupational -

Health issues:
Carcinogen Mutagen Endocrine disrupter Reproduction / development effects Cholinesterase inhibitor Neurotoxicant

Respiratory tract irritant Skin irritant Skin sensitiser Eye irritant Phototoxicant

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-

General human health issues No adverse health effects have been reported

: Yes, known to cause a problem
: No, known not to cause a problem
: Possibly, status not identified
- : No data found

Handling issues:
Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance handling issues Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with data on handling issues Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret data on handling issues
General Click here for a description of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) codes No information available
CLP classification 2013 None allocated at this time
EC Risk Classification Click here to view information omn the EU risk phrases None allocated at this time
EC Safety Classification Click here to view information omn the EU safety phrases None allocated at this time
WHO Classification III - Slightly hazardous
US EPA Classification (formulation) III - Caution - Slightly toxic
UN Number -
Waste disposal & packaging Click here for a description of UN packaging marks -


TRANSLATIONS

for Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner subsp. aizawai

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English Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner subsp. aizawai
French Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner subsp. aizawai
German Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner subsp. aizawai
Danish Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner subsp. aizawai
Italian Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner subsp. aizawai
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Greek Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner subsp. aizawai
Slovenian Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner subsp. aizawai
Polish Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner subsp. aizawai
Swedish Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner subsp. aizawai
Hungarian Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner subsp. aizawai
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Record last updated: Friday 22 April 2016
Contact: aeru@herts.ac.uk