The formulation shall consist of an emulsion of technical tebuconazole, complying with the requirements of FAO specification 494/TC/S/F (2000), in an aqueous phase together with suitable formulants. After gentle agitation the product shall be homogeneous and suitable for dilution in water.
After the heat stability test), the product, when diluted at 30 °C ± 2°C with CIPAC Standard Waters A and D, shall comply with the following:
Time after dilution Limits of stability
0 h : Initial emulsification complete
0.5 h : "Cream", maximum: 0 mL
2.0 h : "Cream", maximum: 1 mL
"Free oil", maximum: 0 mL
24 h* : Re-emulsification complete
24.5 h* : "Cream", maximum: 0 mL
In special cases, a test using CIPAC Standard Waters A and D before the heat stability test may be necessary. Alternatively, if the buyer requires other CIPAC Standard Waters to be used, than this shall be specified when ordering.
After storage at 0 ± 2 °C for 7 days, the product shall comply with Wet sieve test. No separation of oily matter shall be visible after gentle agitation.
After storage at 54 ± 2°C for 14 days, the determined average active ingredient content must not be lower than 97 % relative to the determined average content before storage and the product shall continue to comply with Pourability, Wet sieve test and, if relevant, pH range.