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Authorisation Number: 
Reg. No. L10302 Act / Wet No. 36 of / van 1947
Pack size: 
3 litres
Activity Group: 
Micro emulsion
Mode of action: 

A micro emulsion concentrate fungicide for the preventive, broad spectrum control of various diseases in lawn and turf grasses, sports fields and recreational areas.

South Africa

A broad spectrum, systemic, translaminar and protectant fungicide that inhibits spore germination and mycelial growth. Rapidly absorbed by the assimilating parts of the plant. It is transported acropetally in the xylem. This systemic translocation contributes to good distribution of the active ingredient within the plant tissue.

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Effective at treating the South African turf grass disease, Large Patch (pictured below).

South Africa Golf Turf Care Treating Large Patch


Legal warning

Re-entry Period

  • 28 days. O NOT allow entry into treated areas until the spray has dried for low exposure activities (such as mowing).

Hazard Statements

  • Harmful if swallowed, inhaled or absorbed through the skin
  • Toxic to fish and other aquatic life
  • Avoid contact with skin or eyes since product may cause eye and skin irritation
  • Store away from food and feed
  • Keep out of reach of children, uninformed persons and animals.
  • Do not feed HEADWAY MAXX treated grass clippings to animals.
  • HEADWAY MAXX is extremely phytotoxic to certain apple varieties.
  • Do not spray when conditions favour drift beyond the area intended for application.

Precautionary Statements

  • Not to be used for any purpose, or in any manner, contrary to this label unless authorised under appropriate legislation.
  • DO NOT inhale spray mist. Harmful if inhaled.
  • DO NOT apply using spraying equipment carried on the back of the user.
  • Change and wash your work clothes. Wash yourself.
  • Prevent contamination of food, feed, drinking water and eating utensils.
  • Do not eat, drink or smoke whilst handling this product.
  • Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Will irritate the eyes. In case of accidental eye contact, flush the eyes with clean water. In case of accidental skin contact, immediately wash the skin with clean water.
  • Clean applicator thoroughly after use and dispose of wash water where it will not contaminate crops, grazing, rivers or dams.

Personal Protective Equipment

  • When opening the container, preparing the product for use and using the product, wear: Cotton overalls buttoned to the neck and wrist (or equivalent clothing); Elbow-length chemical resistant gloves and face shield or goggles.
  • If applying by hand, wear: Cotton overalls buttoned to the neck and wrist over normal clothing; elbow-length chemical resistant gloves; face shield or goggles and half face piece respirator with organic vapour/gas cartridge or canister.
  • Wash hands after use and wash yourself.
  • After each day’s use wash gloves, respirator (if rubber, wash with detergent and warm water), face shield or goggles and contaminated clothing.
  • In case of accidental contact with clothing, remove your clothing and wash the clothing and yourself immediately.

Tank mixing

The following procedure should be followed: Pour the recommended portions of the products into a suitable container with water and mix thoroughly. Allow to stand for at least 20 minutes. If the mixture remains in suspension or can be re-mixed readily, the mixture could be considered to be physically compatible.

Products should be added to the spray tank in the following sequence as applicable: the recommended rate of HEADWAY MAXX, other WG formulations, dry flowable formulations, wettable powder formulations and flowable formulations.

Tank mix preparation

HEADWAY MAXX is compatible with most pesticides and foliar fertilisers used in turf management. However, compati-bility tests should always be done prior to mixing HEADWAY MAXX with any of these remedies.

Add the required amount of product directly to the spray tank and mix well. HEADWAY MAXX is a micro emulsion concentrate (MEC) with minimal odour, because the product does not contain petroleum solvents.

Implementation particular terms

HEADWAY MAXX mixes completely with water and maybe tank mixed with many commonly used fungicides and liquid fertilisers.

Water volume

Apply in 800 - 1 000 l water/ha as a preventative treatment


Typical spray pressure is 2-4 bars.


1 hour
There is no concern with regard to rainfastness on turfgrass. If the chemical is washed off from the foliage, it will pass into the thatch area where pathogens tend to reside until condi-tions are favourable for the development of the disease.

If the chemical does get to the soil, it will be taken up by the roots and translocated to the foliage due to its systemic activity. However, irrigation should not commence within at least two hours after application except if it is the purpose of the irrigation to wash HEADWAY MAXX into the soil or thatched area.

Tank mix lifespan

Use immediately

Tank mix stability


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Prevent Spray Drift

  • In the event of a Toxic or Transport Emergency in South Africa please telephone +27 (0) 8312 33 911 at any time.


    • Contains two active ingredients with different modes of action providing preventative & curative control
    • Moves upwards in the plant in the xylem


    • Provides broad spectrum disease control on the surface and withing the leaf , with minimal risk of resistance build up
    • Will protect new leaves  which have not yet emerged.