Efekto Aphicide

Reg. no.: L0528 | Act No. 36 of 1947; N-AR 0120; W 130193 | Act No. 18 of 1999

A systemic emulsifiable concentrate insecticide for use in the home and garden. A contact and stomach poison for the control of insects as listed.

  • Systemic action – absorbed by plants
  • Effective against most sucking insects
  • Economical and highly concentrated formulation
  • For use on most ornamentals, rose, citrus and vegetables
  • A truly systemic insecticide ideal for aphid control
Name of Pest: (Crop) Product Measurement: Usage Description:
Apples and Pears (Aphids, Woolly Aphids and Bryobiamite), Peaches (Aphids and Bryobiamite) and Plums and Prunes (Aphids) 7,5 ml product – 10 l water
  • Apply as high volume spray when necessary
  • Use a high pressure sprayer for the control of Woolly Aphids
Apples and Pears (Mealy Bug) 12 ml product – 10 l water
  • Apply 2-3 times as a full cover spray in the period end November to beginning of January
Beans, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Cucurbits, Flowers, Ornamentals, and Strawberries (Aphids) 7,5 ml product – 10 l water
  • Apply as a full cover spray when necessary
  • Read warnings
Citrus (Aphids and Psylla)

(Not Rough Lemons and Seville Oranges)

4 ml product – 10 l water
  • Apply as a full cover spray, if possible as a spot treatment
  • Spray for Psylla when eggs begin hatching on young shoots
Soft Brown Scale 10 ml product – 10 l water
  • Apply as a full cover spray as a corrective treatment, if possible on a spot spray basis
Red Scale and Circular Purple Scale 10 ml product – 10 l water – 100 ml/140 ml narrow fraction mineral oil
  • Apply as a corrective treatment when 25 – 40% of fruit are infested with one or more living nymphs or adult females
  • Use the higher oil dosage in the warm low-lying areas
  • Will also control Soft Brown Scale


  • Use only as directed
  • Harmful when absorbed through the skin, swallowed or inhaled
  • Toxic to fish, bees and wildlife
  • Store in a cool place, away from food and feedstuffs
  • Keep out of reach of children, animals and uninformed persons
  • Do not spray directly onto foodstuffs or onto surfaces on which food is stored or eaten
  • May cause irritation of the skin, eyes, mucous membranes and skin sensitisation
  • Do not apply to surfaces that are easily stained or water-marked unless it has been proven safe on such surfaces
  • Do not spray directly onto animals



  • Do not use in the presence of persons with known sensitivity to pyrethroids
  • In the case of signs of sensitivity, obtain medical advice
  • Do not inhale dust or spray mist
  • Wear protective clothing
  • Wash contaminated clothing daily
  • Wash with soap and water immediately after use or accidental skin contact
  • Do not eat, drink or smoke whilst applying, mixing or before washing hands and face
  • Prevent contamination of foodstuffs, food utensils and drinking water
  • Clean applicator after use, dispose of wash water safely

Dimethoate (Organophosphate) 400 g/l